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2008-09-19 15:40
This week's New MP3 Downloads
Foto Na Dans
Forget the Muse comparisons. These Afrikaans rock poster boys have a progessive rock sound all their own. Off their new CD, Pantomime op Herwinbare Klanke.
Listen: Natuurlik Verlig

Mother City ska favourites get the Proudly Pan African party started with this ierie joint off their classic first album, More Fire.
Listen: Gangsta

William Gibson's Neuromancer is the inspiration for this smashing modern rock single off the Pretorianers' debut CD, Colour of Television.
Listen: Inertia

Hot new suburban "Afri-Grunge" trio from Bellville gives fans of Nirvana, Tool, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and more a reason to rock with this anthem about "Escapism from corporate brainwashing".
Listen: Breindood

Stefan Dixon
The medium is the message on this inspirationally mellow acoustic pop rock strum off CT singer songwriter's debut, self-titled five-track EP.
Listen: Let's Build A World

Rising pop rocker shares this massively successful radio single off his long awaited debut Until The End. Produced by Mark Beling and Jon Buckley.
Listen: Somewhere

Radio Rats
David Bowie's “Starman” teleports himself into a Springs motel on this 1979 car cruising classic from the cult East Rand rockers.
Listen: ZX Dan
This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Foto Na Dans
Forget the Muse comparisons. These Afrikaans rock poster boys have a progessive rock sound all their own. Off their new CD, Pantomime op Herwinbare Klanke.
Listen: Natuurlik Verlig

An addictively 'main' mash-up medley of all four songs from the fab Afrikaans five's brand new Antibiotika CD and DVD.
Listen: Antiobiotika Mash-up medley

3: Rodriguez
Cult singer songwriter shares this fabulous psychedelic folk tale about "waiting for the man". Off his classic Cold Fact.
Listen: Sugar Man

4: Anton Goosen
Legendary liedjieboer shares another rare folk rock nugget off his brand new b-sides CD collection "33 b-sides (Getye Van Verandering)".
Listen: Ek Sal Vir Jou 'n Leeu Gee

5: Mpemba Effect
Urban lounge music fans are in for a real treat with this Pan-African powered, cool jazzy downtempo groover off Ambient Afrique.
Listen: Tokolonga (We Will Win)

Bonus: this month's MP3 streams
Jazzy reggae rubs shoudlers with subversive lounge dub on this deceptively chilled inner city critique off the Mozambican quartet's stunning new CD, Sorry For the Delay.
Listen: Fairy Tales

Mega-selling rockers give us a taste of what to expect from their brand new CD, Black Ice, which gets released on October 20, 2008. Produced by Brendan O' Brian no less!
Listen: Rock n Roll Train

Arno Carstens' dark side? Tun into this extreme electro-goth makeover of Clout's classic, featuring Cindy Alyer.
Listen: Substitute

Dirty Skirts
"Squishy Inside loves the open door!" tease the Skirts on this hand in glove kissed indie-rocker about "coming together on a midnight dance floor". Off their brand new CD, Daddy Don't Disco.
Listen: Wait For Today

The Windrich Brothers give fans of Dave Matthews, Robin Auld and Bright Blue a reason to listen on this killer comeback album.
Listen: Under Blue Skies

Holly & the Woods
More femme-rock than pussy-pop, more Riot Grrrrl than 'right, girly': the estrogen-charged anthem fans have been hanging for since Skunk Anansie split up.
Listen: So I Rage
Paul. E. Flynn
Sugardrive's main man shares this some soulful Southern rock single off his new CD, Fields.
Listen: Mofaya

Another bunch of local lads who (thank God) know what they’re doing. Happiness Hurts is their license to rock.
Listen: Concerning Sickness

Bed On Bricks
Festival favourites shatter the Afro-funk stereotypes on this addictively moody modern rock tale of falling head over heels in love off their new CD, Royal Honey.
Listen: Put It Down To This

In this week's free MP3 download mix: Pan African ska-reggae, Afri-grunge, rare East Rand rock, and pristine pop. Plus! Listen to MP3 streams from 340ml, AC/DC, Bhelltower, Dirty Skirts, eVoid, and more.

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