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Indie rock poster boys team up with CT based production company Ghetto Vibrations, Khayelitsha United Mambaso and the Thokozani Brothers on this enigmatic title track off their new EP.
Listen: In The Twilight (online edit)

Mahotella Queens
The legendary mbaqanga queens are in sublime voice on this wonderful rendition of Solomon Linda's classic "Wimoweh" off their recent album, 'Reign And Shine'.
Listen: Mbube 

Marcia Moon
Fans of Neko Case, Natalie Merchant and Josie Field's beatific folk rock have a reason to sigh with this breezy second single off her debut album, 'A Gradual Awakening'.
Listen: Fear & Possibility of Growth

Another cool R&B, kwasa kwasa, Afro-Latino and conga kissed come on from this massively popular Mozambican Portuguese artist's 'Waga Waga'.
Listen: Saudades

Tone Deaf Junkies
The Mother City's next generation electro-hoppers share this stacatto funked glitch in the machine off the African Dope-compiled soundtrack to Lauren Beukes' sci-fi novel, 'Moxyland'.
Listen: Fred is Dead

'Emokaans' favourites romp through this motivational rocker off the EP 'Maak Jou Oë Toe En Jou Hart Oop'.
Listen: Klassieke Geveg

Jazz Zombies
Innovative new Pretoria jazz combo featuring ex-Not My Dog frontman Lanie vd Walt (upright bass), Greg Georgiades (guitar), Jorik Pienaar (drums), Kevin Davidson (tenor sax), and Hugo de Waal (guitar) get their bop groove on, on this opening track off their debut CD, 'Dug Up'. Listen: Man Over Bored
Download aKING’s new choral rock colab, the Mahotella Queens classic “Mbube”, killer Mozambican kwasssa kwassa, Afrikaans emo pop, zombie jazz and more.
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