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Six of the Best

2009-02-20 09:29
In this week's download mix...

Anton Goosen
Legendary Afrikaans liedjieboer gives fans of Juluka, Bright Blue and Paul Simon's Graceland a reason to groove on this kwela-kissed Afro-folk ditty off his '33 a-sides (liedjieboer-treffers)' compilation.

The Archetypes
Cult ikapa crew give bling rappers a wake up call on this blazing lyrical rhyme fest off the pioneering Planetary Assault compilation of undeground SA hip-hop.
Listen: Verbally Spark

Rising gospel songbird shares this quietly inspirational call for help off her debut album of songs of praise and worship, 'Running Back'.
Listen: Running Back

Orange Stilletos
Second single from this eclectic Stellenbosch alternative cabaret combo featuring Liezel Fourie (vocals) and Marise Landman (piano/vocals). Off their excellent debut album 'Penelope's Rising'.
Listen: Feathery Pillow

The original social worker takes his time delivering his kulcha-conscious lyrics, with some seriously deep roots ragga rap stylee on this huge kwaito-ragga-hop hit off the African Dope SoundSystem compilation.
Listen: FCK

Contagious Afro Pop and strains of Funk merge in this foot-tapping number. The muted trumpet strains of Rudimentals star Jody Engelbrecht and singular vocals from newcomer Barry Roberts simply take it higher.
Listen: Love Shines

Plus! This week's Classic MP3

The Dolly Rockers
Greg Donnelly and his classic Cape Town indie rock band share this philosophically bruised break up ballad off their critically acclaimed cult album, 'The Heat'.
Listen: Like A Stranger

In this week's free download mix: legendary Afro-popped liedjies, classic indie rock ballads, inspirational gospel soars, ragga rapped sermons, alternative cabaret croons & more.
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