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2008-10-10 16:56
Marimbas from Mother Africa
Classic South African folk song gets a soulful overhaul on this gorgeous rendition off African Cream's superb marimba primer.
Listen: Malaika

Die Seks
Foto Na Dans goes emo on this breezy Afrikaans pop rocker of this Northern suburbs combo's debut EP, Geeste van Heimwee.
Listen: Geeste van Heimwee

Clubs from Soweto and Alex to Sandton and LA are going to be on fire with this addictive kwaito floor filler off Kwaitomachine.
Listen: Best Girl

Ex-Movie55 singer channels the ghosts of Alice Chains on this nu-metallic KO off his latest EP, Fireball.
Listen: Fireball

Fans of Modern Talking are going to go ga-ga over this Afrikaans synth-pop koeksissie off the heartbreaker's new CD, Ongevraagde 'Hello'.
Listen: Verslaaf

Plus! An exclusive MP3 bonus
American indie-rock upstarts concoct this mystical acoustic psyche-pop implosion that maps the mssing links between the Flaming Lips and the Stones' Satanic Majesties Request.
Listen: Weekend Wars
This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Bob Dylan
Channel 24 Exclusive! Enjoy this rare folk blues gem off his forthcoming CD Tell Tale Signs – The Bootleg Series Volume 8 .
Listen: Mississippi

2: Khumbula
A dynamic jazz and maskandi-folk filtered fusion gem off the Gauteng Afrobeat combo's Bayakhulum. There's a hint of North African soul in here too.
Listen: Yindaba Kabani

3: Valiant Swart
The legendary mystic blues rock boer shares this acoustic English conversation off his Dorpstraat Revisited solo project.
Listen: How Can U Tune Me Nooit...

4: Amanda Strydom
Award-winning adult contemporary diva gets nostalgic on this breezy first single off her long-awaited, new CD Kerse In Die Donker.
Listen: My Nostalgie

5: Fokofpolisiekar
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

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

From African marimba magic and mouthwatering synth-pop koeksissies to kwaito floor fillers, cult folk classics and more.


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