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2009-10-02 11:06
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Charl du Plessis
Looking for the perfect candlelit slow dance to consummate your romantic supper club come on? Tune into virtuoso SA pianist Charl du Plessis' jazzy intrumnetal gem off his album, 'Trio'. Classy stuff.
Listen/Download: Waltz Sum More

Dane Taylor Trio
Don't be deceived by that 'trio' billing, Dane Taylor and good mates Justin Mark (drums) and Rob Shaw (bass) rock out on this bluesy first single about falling in love off their debut EP 'ForeWord'. Fans of John Mayer, this one's for you.
Say You Do

African mbube choral traditions meet and greet American doo-wop soul and gospel on this beautiful multi-layered harmonic ballad off the a cappella combo's brilliant second album, 'Aza'pella'. Essential listening for world and choral music converts alike.
Listen/Download: Abelengu.

K, Ray and the Bird
Mother City trio share this breezy new love song off their debut album, 'Waiting For Harmony'. It's a delightful indie pop gem, combining quirky, intelligent lyrics with echoes of the Beach Boys and The Beatles' lovely melodies and harmonies.
Listen/Download: I Could Be Wrong (But I Think I'm Right)

Ben Sharpa
"Do your mathematics boys!" advises one of SA's most innovative rappers, on this inspired by acoustic-rock legend Neil Young’s classic "Hey, Hey, My, My (Into The Black)". If you're a hip-hop head bored by bling and booty raps, this dope rhyme's mos def for you.
Listen/Download: Into the Black

Ex-Moodphase 5ive songbird Ernie Deane dazzles on Mic (vocals, violin) and Nic's (vocals, guitar) sublime acoustic folk pop gem off 'Swimming with Women'.
Listen/Download: Don't Push

This week's Killer Classic 'From the Vault'

Jennifer Ferguson
South African alt. pop diva channels Kate Bush and Lesley Rae Dowling on this haunting opening track off her debut album 'Hand Around The Heart', which includes songs of frustrated housewives, army widows, teenage lust, dreams, fear and coping with it. Released on the seminal Shifty label.
Listen/Download: Angel Fish

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