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2008-09-12 07:20
This week's New MP3 Downloads
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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

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)

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

The Dollyrockers
Classic Brit-popped rock nugget off Greg Donnelly and his legendary band of indie brothers' 5 track Consume Me EP.
Listen: Heart Hits The Ground

Captain Smug and The Propogandists
An eccentric slice of indie rock experimentalism from Grahamstown's finest. Off their recent album, Watch Me Watching You.
Listen: Kleenex For The E.M.O

The battle of the sexes gets booty-rapped by this lyrical Mother City emcee on this ass-tapping jam off Model A362 MPD - My Personal Demons.
Listen: Wet Dreams

This week's Top 5 Downloads
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

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

3: Ike Moriz
Self-made indie-pop idol gives fans of Bowie and Bon Jovi a reason to party with this rocking single off his new CD, All Around the World.
Listen: All Around the World

4: A Handful of Namibians
A mouthwatering mix of Afro-Reggae, soul-jazz, hip-hop and traditional Namib music. Off the primer A Hand-Full of Namibians.
Listen: Gai !Gomi Ge

5: Amanda Strydom
Award-winning adult contemporary pop diva bejazzles on this cool cocktail lounge makeover of the classic Rodriguez track off Cold Fact.
Listen: Rich Folks Hoax

Bonus: this month's MP3 streams
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: progressive Afrikaans rock, chilled Pan African urban lounge grooves, rare liedjieboer tunes, ass-tapping rap, and more. Plus! Listen to MP3 streams from AC/DC, Bhelltower, Dirty Skirts and more.

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