In the April edition of the Lowdown, Carla Fonseca of Batuk talks to writer Siyabonga-Andre Dennis about the rise of the band, pan-Africanism and more.
People: Spoek Mathambo
With a fresh album out that sonically reps South Africa, writer Siyabonga Andre Dennis and photographer Justice Mukheli capture the new Batuk.
It’s only February and South African music videos of 2018 are already blazing the visual scene. From Batuk to Jojo Abot, here are 5 of the most moving.
Spoek Mathambo’s latest four track EP was co-produced and mixed by Jumping Back Slash and sees collaborations with well-known local names.
Batuk go on a musical journey through the African continent to collect material for their debut album, out May 27th.
“Hikari began after a turbulent period in my life”. We chat with Joburg based Loui Lvndn on the process of putting together his debut album.
Rebellion and Johannesburg is an exhilarating contemporary dance-theatre piece that taps into the unique spirit of the city and its changing cultural landscape with music by Spoek Mathambo, wardrobe by Anmari Honiball and visuals by Ed Blignaut.
Antigel partnered with Shap Shap to curate an all local stage that will share South African flavour with international festival-goers.
The beautiful visuals for Batuk’s track ‘Daniel’ ebb between the ochre hues of outdoor Mozambican splendour and luminous night scenes.
Newly formed collective Batuk aims to unify seemingly disparate cultures through their music, utilising rhythmic sound as a universal language.
A local re-interpretation of a cubist artwork, tracks from two upcoming EP’s, a fall capsule collection, spreading The Good News around Cape Town and a doodle session.
Thlonepho Thobejane directed a vibrant expression of South African youth in Fantasma’s new video for ‘Cat and Mouse’ feat. Mim Suleiman.
Fantasma’s fantastic new music video features zany illustrated animations, energetically swirling over and around footage of Moonchild and the band.
Directed by Travys Owen, Fantasma’s music video for ‘Eye of the Sun’ is a spectacular trip into a world of magical realism.
In today’s short, sweet and super colourful Oh Wow! we’re listening to a new Future Sounds of Mzansi mix and The World According to Mungo, flipping through the pages of Nico Krijno’s wonderful photo book and longing after everything in Selfi’s SS15 collection. ONE: This week naasMUSIC began a […]