A HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN HOUSE

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 [...]

CuloeDeSong : "GUZU" [Deep Spiritual House]

Really gorgeous, deep, spiritual affair here by one of our favourite South African producers, the awesome Culoe De Song.Vince & I were personally introduced to him by the other South African great, Black Coffee during our deeply spiritual journey in South Africa back in 2010.This guy is it, Read more [...]

Africa Rising : Black Coffee

To celebrate South Africa`s Freedom Day on April 27th, international soulful house music phenomenon, Black Coffee, presented an optimistic new staging of his live orchestral show, Africa Rising, on Soweto`s historic Freedom Square.Go and watch the documentary HEREVia Red Bull Read more [...]

DOCUMENTARY ON SOUTH AFRICAN HOUSE

Vince & I were in SA in 2010 and we witnessed first hand just how explosive this scene is in Jo' Burg, it is for real!We met some of the Artists who are legends within this scene and they gave us an intimate account and mini-tour of how this scene was unfolding there back then and it blew our Read more [...]

CULOE DE SONG IN DA MIX

One of the coolest things I've come across on the internet in a long time is this excellent mix of South African prodigy Culoe De Song's 'greatest hits', put together by Frazer at the House Proud blog. Seamlessly strung together, it highlights the high points in the output of a producer who is - alongside Read more [...]

BUSI MHLONGO R.I.P.

One of the ICONS of South African music has sadly passed away."The queen of maskandi, Busi Mhlongo, died in KwaZulu Natal overnight after a long struggle with cancer. She was 63. Mhlongo will be best remembered for her 1999 album Urban Zulu." - The Daily Maverick.MELT 2000Busi first came to Read more [...]

HOUSE OF AFREAKA VOLUME II : DEEEEP HOUSE SESSIONS

Yep, had to stick some of the stuff I've really been feeling onto a mixtape.This one has been done for Mixcloud and will go up on their blog later this week together with my guest post as part of their World Cup Soundtrack campaign.So this explores the DeeeeeP side of South African House and includes Read more [...]

SOUTH AFRICA 2 THE WORLD! part 5

ooooooohh yeah! a lil later than you are used to the posts of my bro UMB, but that's how we do it here in Holland. Well... not really, It's just my lazy ass! 🙂I'm getting ready for the first game of the soccer championship as we speak. uuhh type, and wanted to drop a short line on this first. The Read more [...]

KWAITO HOUSE : BLACK COFFEE & DJ CLEO

Ok, GENERATION BASS are offocially in South Africa, I wrote this advance post before I left the UK.Here's some XCELLENT South African/Kwaito House vids that I liberated from Kwaito.co.uk.A kwaito classic in:The New Age of Kwaito:BLACK COFFEE VIDEOS:Read more [...]