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2008-10-31 15:45
Gito Baloi
A sublimely beautiful African jazzy samba ballad off the legendary bassist’s posthumously released new tribute CD, Beyond.
Listen: Queremos Viver Em Paz

Van Coke Kartel
Fokof's bad boys rage against the sex, drugs 'n rock and roll star stereotypes on this punked out grunge wail off Waaksaam en Wakker.
Listen: 27 Kluisenaar

Get your 2010 World Cup groove on with this awesome a cappella anthem dedicated to our national soccer team courtesy of these Mbube masters.
Listen: Bafana Bafana

Red Light in June
Heartbroken? Tune into this power ballad break-up from Natalie Jordaan (ex-Janie Jones) and her rouge rockers and you'll be over him in no time.
Listen: Killing Me Baby

Skye Stevenson leads her cult Stellenbosch combo through this chamber rock gem off their classic album, Last Evening's Dreams.
Listen: The Boy From Apricot Spells
This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Marimbas From Mother Africa
Classic South African folk song gets a soulful overhaul on this gorgeous rendition off African Cream's superb marimba primer.
Listen: Malaika

2: Madeleine
Jennifer Ferguson fans are going to love this gorgeous African ballad off the versatile Mother City scribe's debut CD, Unsung Heroes.
Listen: Ndabezinhle Nxumalo

3: Dokte
An addictively illbient Cape Flats hiep-hop head-nodder about looking byeond the beef. Off the legendary Kallitz's word surgeon's solo EP.
Listen: Maak Mekaa Sterk

4: Anna Davel
Bewitching "Engelse folk" gem from this talented SAMA-winning Afrikaans diva. Off her recent album Raaisels, Skepe En 1000 Drome.
Listen: In Flames

5: African Cream Kids feat. Wendy Oldfield
Celebrated songbird Wendy Oldfield hooks up with the African Cream Kids for another charming traditional African tale set to mellow acoustic melodies.
Listen: Red, Red, Red

Bonus: this month's MP3 streams
Jazzy reggae rubs shoudlers with subversive lounge dub on this deceptively chilled inner city critique off the Mozambican quartet's stunning new CD, Sorry For the Delay.
Listen: Fairy Tales

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

In this week's Rainbow Nation mix: sublime African jazzy sambas, stunning Bafana Bafana sports anthems, Afrikaans grunge punk war cries and more. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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