#Studio | Mushroom Hour Releases Tumi Mogorosi’s ‘Group Theory: Black Music’ Film
Drummer Tumi Mogorosi’s ‘Group Theory: Black Music’ comes nearly a decade since he broke into the improvised music scene with 2014’s ‘Project Elo’.
Who Is Burna Boy?
When discussing the music and person of the Grammy award-winning Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy, the initial step is to settle upon which version one is interested in exploring.
Notes On Parenting
Notes on Parenting is a podcast about raising a child, where it began, and how we’re navigating it.
#Review | Quotable Quotes From Rofhiwa Maneta’s Book Launch
“I was deliberately blurring the lines between being my dad’s biographer, and being his son. It was never gonna be an objective book; I’m writing about my father.”
Documenting The Process: The Indaba Is… Zine Ting
Siya Mthembu had contacted me a few months prior to ask if I’d be down to hang out while a revolution unfolded before my eyes. Of course I’d be down, was my response. That initial proposition was followed by silence. I made nothing of the whole affair until, some two months into our COVID19-induced lockdown…
Here’s a lil’ compilation of stuff I’ve written and filmed; stuff that has to do with imagining an alternative existence for us as Africans — be it through music, dance, or photography and film. Words On the sonic and spiritual worlds of Nduduzo Makhathini As he shared towards the end of the spiritual trip: “We…
Blk Jks Talk About Making Their New Album
Given that you’ve been playing together for so long, how do discussions around a song’s form happen? Does everyone kind of know how it’ll flow, or is there a sit-down beforehand to discuss the approach? You know the story of the hard drives being stolen at Soweto Theatre. By the time we were recording those…
#GuestPost | The Day I Decided To Leave
If I remember correctly, I went to my lectures, and would leave when I came back from uni. I went back ‘home’ with the intention to leave, only to second guess my choice, like I had done in the past. I was going to stay again; and he beat me, again.
How I’m Getting By: Life As A Freelance Writer
My name is Tseliso Monaheng. I pawn words and pimp phrases for a living.
Driving and Dreaming With Famole
In Maseru, a “4+1” refers to a five-seater vehicle used to transport people around town. Drivers also offer long-distance trips, often used by Basotho who have business in Ladybrand or Bloemfontein. One afternoon, Tseliso Monaheng caught a 4+1 from the other side of town to the taxi rank. The single passenger and driver embarked on…