This was posted by Adam Glasser about 7 hours ago on Facebook, I am resharing here because I found it a profound affirmation of the international allure of Southern African music, I hope you enjoy it as much as we do: 20 Years ago today 3rd November 1998 the Manhattan Brothers performed 2 gigs with […]Read more "Sound Memory of that distinctively South African Thing"
THE REVOLUTIONARY ATTITUDE OF MUSICAL GENIUS – BHEKI MSELEKU Theorizing the life, meaning and purpose of master pianist, multi instrumentalist and highly gifted musical composer Bheki Mseleku is a difficult task. When he returned to the country, although he had neither music training or qualification, it is reported that he applied to various supremacist institutions […]Read more "Sandile Memela’s Reflections"
The MUSIC speaks for Itself … Inter Stella TrioRead more "Bionic Lore"
So finally me and my daughter Nailah went to watch Black Panther this evening and she enjoyed it, we loved how it portrays women power. I must also say that the idea of a black superhero is an idea that I’m fascinated by. As a child, some of what created my personal ‘allergy’ towards the […]Read more "Nduduzo Makhathini’sThoughts after viewing the film Black Panther"
Eugene Skeefs work inspires me.Read more
One day soon I shall write something about the feeling I get when I listen to Nduduzo Makhathini’s Inner Dimensions and Matunda Ya Kwanzaa albums, but for now, lets just reflect….Read more "Reflections upon Reflections"
Let’s be frank about it, the Hip Hop culture thrives on trouble. This is not hard to tell as this music represents one of the most formidable sound-tracks of Urban/Ghetto life. For some of us who have grown up between the Urban areas and the Townships, the stories spun by some of our favorite MC’s […]Read more "For The Love of Hip Hop"