#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’.
#Fotografi | BTS @ Yungloon Taliboom’s Videoshoot
The producer/emcee duo comprising Maloon TheBoom and YoungstaCPT’s recently-released video for their song “Muchas Gracias” was filmed at the beginning of 2017 in Cape Town. A lot has changed since then; YoungstaCPT’s since parted with his old management, and stamped the South African music landscape with his trademark quickfire rhyme schemes. He’s also bagged a…
A Gentle Magic To Screen In New York
A documentary I co-directed, filmed and edited has been selected as part of BAMCinématek’s Film Africa 2018 series. This is a big fucking deal.
In Their Own Words: Nakhane On Why He’ll Never Pen A Pop Song
I’ll never, ever probably write a pop song — a pop pop pop song — because I know that that doesn’t feed me.
#Video | DJ Luvas Le Pluto Ba Shapa Ganda Ganda Holim’a Hlaso Lena La Gqom
Luvuyo Njeje le Lungelo Ntombela ke majita a boima, a tjapalletseng sebaeng sena sa gqom. Khoeling tse ‘maloa tsa ho feta ba ile ba nts’a setlabolane sa bona Gandaganda.
#Phototessay | Behind The Scenes At Uno July’s ‘Isukile’ Videoshoot
When power cut in the middle of his studio session in November 2016, Gugs-born Uno July took a short break in the Red Bull Studios’ lounge in Cape Town — a medium-sized not-quite-room where talks with outstanding cultural figures whose work touches on, or is directly influenced by, music, are often held, and upon whose…
The Kool Out Doccie & Cape Town Rap Circa 2008 – 2012
I’ve wanted to pay homage to the period between 2008-2012. It’s the time I lived in Cape Town, and a time which, in retrospect, was vital to the development of Cape Town hip hop in that a lot of things — a lot of ‘firsts’ — happened.
#Videografi | We Made A Thing With Author Phumlani Pikoli
“I’m disappointed,” remarked someone while watching a video I’d asked them to watch earlier today. “Do you like it?” the person continued, catching me off-guard. I felt inadequate.