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Interview: Q&A with Nasip Kismet – Sparkles of Serendipity (June 2022)

Interview: Q&A with Nasip Kismet – Sparkles of Serendipity (June 2022)

In times of social distancing, travel chaos and restrictions, it’s uplifting to meet up (even if only figuratively speaking) with people who made cultural and musical inclusivity and collectivism their credo. Since the meaning of  the band’s name (‘serendipity’ in English), Nasip Kismet is a breath of fresh air in the...
Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Bandua, ‘electronic folk’ duo comprising producer Tempura the Purple Boy (Bernardo D’Addario) and musician Edgar Valente, take the centuries-old traditional music from the Beira Baixa region of Portugal and re-imagine it for the contemporary dancefloor. It’s the first time these sounds and songs have been repurposed as a Portuguese-language electronic pop...
Event Preview: BLK JKS @ MOTH Club (London; Wednesday 22nd June 2022)

Event Preview: BLK JKS @ MOTH Club (London; Wednesday 22nd June 2022)

Considering the richness and diversity of the Jo’burg music scene, it’s not really the most effortless achievement to become one of its most influential acts. Still, Soweto-based quartet BLK JKS, has not only grown into one of the most revered bands burgeoning from the Jozi musical landscape, but from the...