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2009-09-04 14:01

This week's Killer Classic 'From the Vault'

Fans of Portishead's supernaturally sexy trip hop cool are going to groove on this yearning broken beat remix off Ernestine Dean (vocals) and her cosmic trip-hop crew's seminal 'Super Deluxe Mode'. Damn, they don't seem to make hip-hop as sexy as this these days.
Rhymedrop: Mimes So Dark remix 

New on MP3

Ever wondered what the hardest working emcee in Mzansi hip-hop does in his spare time when he ain't dropping choice major label joints, like Write of Passage? He keeps it real by taking his 'proverbial' fire 'off da books' on his brand new mixtape, of course. Tune into the entire (that's right - all 30 colabs, freestyles and a cappella rhymes), right here.  
Download: Off Da Books (right click; choose 'Save As'. Be patient, this Zip file is worth it).

New Holland
Bored by those Bellville Rock City stereotypes? Well, if this breezy new exclusive single off their forthcoming album is any indication, then these upwardly mobile Stellenbosch indie rockers are destined for the big time.
Listen/Download: Something to Believe In

Eastern Cape enigma behind the 'Kop Stories' series of albums pays tribute to Afrikaans poet laureate, Breyten Breytenbach with this 'toonsetting' for the celebration of Springtime, off 'KOP stories III'.
Listen/Download: Liggaamsoefene

Tshwane-based wigga sets his sights on seducing a shawty in da club with this banging gangster rap hustle 'n flow off his album 'Get Ready'. Shake it, baby. Shake it.
Listen/Download: I See You

Delta Blue
Gerald Clark (vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, slide) and his blues brothers share this no frills, no fuss, Southern blues rock gambit off their 2000 album, 'Turn'. Listen/Download: Riverblues

Download Proverb's hot new hip-hop mixtape, a Breyten Breytenbach tribute, cool indie rock, classic blues and more.
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