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Free Load Shedding MP3s

2008-01-30 05:14
Koos Kombuis
Imagine 2010 World Cup and our visitors find ‘fokkol petrol, fokkol diesel, fokkol TV, fokkol power, fokkol traffic lights that work,’ says Koos Kombuis’ new dig at Eskom and co.
Listen: Fokkol

Jacques and Kobus Louw beg for just a hint of light to help us get through the day in this smooth, classic rock-influenced ballad.
Listen: Ray of Light

Devil's Cartel
Think Eskom’s ongoing power cuts equals death sentence for people relying on machines to live? Tune into this moody electronic-rock jam and demand to be handled with care.
Listen: Hazard

The Dirty Skirts
The Dirty Skirts won’t be the only ones set alight (literally) in this guitar-driven indie-rock if we have to start burning candles, using oil lamps or making a fire to cook!
Listen: Set Me Alight

Take you partner on a night out and dance in the dark to this electronic-rock joint off these rocker’s debut EP Maak Jou Oë Toe en Jou Hart Oop.
Listen: Elektriese Blomme

Tune into this blistering hard-rock track off their second offering, A Crush On Revelation, encouraging us not to give in and stand up for our right to an electricity problem-free country.
Listen: Bright Lights Boulevard

Dertig Nul Ses
Tune into this upbeat satirical modern rock jam off new Afrikaans duo, Dertig.Nul.Ses’ CD, Wag and demand Mbeki start dealing with the power cuts crisis.
Listen: Oom Thabo

The Awakening
Frustrations and anxiety caused by power failure stings like a razor blade burn in this moody rock joint off gothic rock legends, The Awakening’s recent album on Intervention Arts.
Listen: Razor Burn

Guy Buttery
When the lights go out in the city, put on your sunglasses, blast your car stereo with this quirky guitar tune off Guy Buttery’s second album, Songs From The Cane Fields, and head for the sun somewhere along Kwazulu-Natal’s sugar canes.
Listen: Driving North For The Sun

Tune into this hard-rock Afrikaans jam and get a taste of what it’s like to be a street kid on a cold winter night – a feeling we’ll all be familiar with this coming winter.
Listen: Winternag

Gatvol with all the blackouts? Shed your own load by listening to our Power Cut playlist of MP3s by Koos Kombuis, Dirty Skirts & more.


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