Take the Rock 'n Roll Train

2008-08-30 06:33
This week's exclusive 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

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

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
This week's New MP3 Downloads
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

Rising Mother City 5-piece gives fans of Seether, Nickelback and Prime Circle a reason to rock with this muscular post-grunge blowout off their self-produced 6-track debut EP.
Listen: Fallen

Afrigo Band
Uganda's oldest music collective share this breezy, laid back third world folk gem off The Great East African Trip.
Listen: Speed Controller

Toxic Shame
Retro modern rockers reunite for this ass-kicking AC/DC styled juekbox joint off their new CD, Detox.
Listen: EZ Come, EZ Go

Al Paton
CT folkie shares a confessional ballad about falling in love with "Joan of Arc in a trailer park" off Pools Of Sorrow, Waves Of Joy.
Listen: Matchstick Man

This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Elad Neeman
Djembe master tweaks the 'third world' music frequencies on this polyrhythmic gem off the African Cream sampler African Drum Masters. Listen: Talking Drum

2: Khumbula
Skipper Shabalala leads his Afrobeat brothers through this Proudly Pan African soulful jazz and maskandi-filtered fusion gem off Kheta. Listen: Mama Wami

3: Anton Goosen
Legendary Afrikaans liedjieboer rocks out on this rare nugget off his brand new b-sides CD collection "33 b-sides (Getye Van Verandering)". Listen: Riviersonderend

4: Akkedis
Celebrated boere-blues rock brothers channel Piet Botha, Valiant and Die Gereformeede Blues Band on this cautionary tale off Voortvlugtend. Listen: Jannie Cocaine
5: Mahotella Queens
A cappella queens shatter the mbube stereotypes on this magnificent tripolar choral croon off Reign and Shine. Listen: Town Hall

This week: tune into killer new singles from AC/DC, Bhelltower, Paul E. Flynn, Feedback, and éVoid. Plus, classic downloads from Amanda Strydom, the Afrigo Band and more.

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