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Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Welcome June with some fresh, quality and groovy music courtesy of San Diego-based Elektric Voodoo. The Southern California septet, which moved its first steps back in 2016, have brought new meanings to the psych-rock format. Their inclusive and broad-ranging sound shaped after years spent touring far and wide across the US...
Daily Discovery: BLK JKS – uMzabalazo! (Live @ NAC)

Daily Discovery: BLK JKS – uMzabalazo! (Live @ NAC)

Check out Johannesburg-based band BLK JKS performing live their “favourite urban traditional song ‘Join uMzabalazo’ (Join The Revolution)”.   The tune is a “for the people by the people anti-apartheid anti-colonial rallying a cappella fight song, turned African punk rock classic”.   BLK JKS performed it “outside the National Arts...
Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

We can’t welcome enough every opportunity we are presented to reach and write about Urban Village. Not only because we never made it a secret that we are fans of the music of the Soweto-based quartet, but also because their cultural relevance and topical drive- when it comes to narrating...