Some really great stuff here which you can grab for free from a promising London-based label specializing in the South African genres of Shangaan Electro (which we helped to break to the world) and Gqom. Man, I’m enjoying these, HOTTTTT! Read more […]

Shangaan electro – FREE TICKETS!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29: ¬†SHANGAAN ELECTRO (za) + MAX LE DARON (be) + dj’s LEBLANC, DARCYR & SEBCAT (be/nl) WORM @ Heidegger, Grotekerkplein 70, Rotterdam doors / start: 20:30h. damage: 12 euro location: Shangaan Electro Read more […]


My boy “Da Poz” has been at it again and has had the good sense to do a mix of the compilation issued on Honest Jon’s label. Must confess I had the same idea but he is a Juke Boy after all and can be forgiven for beating me to it – execution-wise. I did try mixing it myself before I went on holiday Read more […]


Our South African “correspondent” ( sounds good don’t Dexterity just did this great post on some more South African music. The problem though was that he buried some awesome shiit deep inside the post where it’s likely to escape your attention. So I thought it was begging to be brought Read more […]

Future Sound Of Mzansi Volume 2 – South African Electronic Music

You might recall we stuck up Volume 1 plus a documentary trailer a few weeks back HERE. Now Fantasma (who consist of Spoek Mathambo, DJ Spoko, Vukazithathe aka Bheki Cele & Andre Geldenhuys) have put together Volume 2 which they describe as follows: VOL 2: AFRO ROCK SOUL FUNK INDIE ELECTRONICA Read more […]

Afrofuturism: The Apocalypse and Beyond

NOTE: My Afrofuturism series are a week belated because I had problems with logging on to the site Photo via: Black Quantum Futurism “You ARE the noise gate” – Magician from the shortfilm ‘Noise Gate’ (2013) The venue WORM is connected to a bar-restaurant, Wunderbar, where the afrofuturist vibes Read more […]


Our friend and former South African correspondent blogger for Generation Bass, Greg Bowes who via Generation Bass introduced most of the world to stuff like Shangaan Electro just did this huge piece on the history of South African House for the Boiler Room. Go and check it out HERE, it’s pretty EPIC! Read more […]

Drvg Cvltvre presents: North by Northwest

hey guys, it’s your favourite web hound with some new gems of the industrial techno / techno / abstract / weird house / noise kind…I found some really good stuff this week, so I’m just going to dive right in here: D. Tiffany drops some seriously dark stuff with his new track zZzz. I love how those Read more […]

The Mountain (Mujava, Spoko, Spoek Mathambo Remix) [BACARDI HOUSE]

Absolute killa’ Bacardi House track here from South African Spoek Mathambo, just killa, killa vybz. You might be thinking what is “Bacardi House”, well we have covered it a few times previously and it is mostly associated and has been coined by another South African, DJ Spoko who did the percussive Read more […]