Hella Late to the Heat featuring Joda Kgosi, Lookatups, Nalu, Poptain, Nu Edison and Melania Amoy

Hella Late To The Heat, a format where I can discuss artists and/or songs I may have missed, overlooked or was not aware of during my last breakdown periods. This edition includes Melania Amoy, Nu Edison, Nalu, LOOKATUPS, Joda Kgosi and Poptain Continue reading Hella Late to the Heat featuring Joda Kgosi, Lookatups, Nalu, Poptain, Nu Edison and Melania Amoy

Next Gen Playlists: Vibes, Love and Entanglements – 29 Songs Exploring Contemporary R&B and Soul in Southern Africa

Vibes, Love and Entanglements consists of 29 tracks released roughly within the last year by artists born or based within Southern Africa. Vibes sonically explores the R&B family through its differing sub-genres and moods from contemporary R&B, acoustic soul and trap-soul to quiet storm and vintage R&B and more experimental spaces. Continue reading Next Gen Playlists: Vibes, Love and Entanglements – 29 Songs Exploring Contemporary R&B and Soul in Southern Africa

Producers on The Rise, Volume 2: Elizee, Bubele Booi, Zarro and 808x.

More often than not, producers are the architects behind great music. They create and mould the atmosphere and world our ears inhabit within any piece of music. It’s a great balancing act one has to do when it comes to producing music with vocals; one has to find a way of establishing an indelible sonic footprint whilst providing a canvas for the performing artist to soar and explore their creative vision. In this blog series, I’ll be spotlighting young music producers I’ve found on the net who I feel are making great strides and/or have the potential to be our next great architects in music. This is the second edition. Continue reading Producers on The Rise, Volume 2: Elizee, Bubele Booi, Zarro and 808x.