The recently launched music streaming platform JOOX South Africa aims to help promote local music and musicians through a strong catalogue of local artists and by partnering with major South African music events.
Ruth Cooper 13 Jun 2018
The41 in Camps Bay has launched it's once a month Jazz on the Bay offering to help Capetonians battle the winter blues with a fantastic beachfront view, a blazing fireplace, the soulful sounds of live jazz and delicious food paired with some fantastic wines...
Cari Coetzee 8 Jun 2018
South African fans of the English electronic trip-hop band Morcheeba were finally honoured with a live performance from the duo last Friday, 6 April 2018 at the beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town.
Ruth Cooper 10 Apr 2018
British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae graced the Kippies stage at the acclaimed Cape Town International Jazz Festival last weekend, dazzling the audience with her progressive blend of jazzy neo-soul and folky indie rock...
Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Apr 2018
Cape Town-born singer, songwriter and musician Claire Phillips once again formed part of the stellar local line-up at the year's Cape Town International Jazz Festival...
Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Mar 2018
The streaming music world's worst kept secret is finally confirmed to be true: Spotify will today launch in South Africa, the company's representatives confirmed in an email to Memeburn...
Andy Walker 13 Mar 2018
aKing will be sharing the stage with Crash Test Dummies, along with Wonderboom and Bed on Bricks, during the Canadian rockers SA tour this February. We swung a few questions through to lead singer Laudo Liebenberg to find out more.
Ruth Cooper 1 Feb 2018
We got in touch with Steyn Entertainment director George Avakian to go behind the scenes of what it takes to successfully manage one of South Africa's biggest and most popular music fests for #EntrpreneurMonth.
Ruth Cooper 20 Nov 2017
Solo musician Damian Malgas has first-hand experience of the challenges faced when it comes to having your music heard as a new artist, often the main issue for up and coming independent artists is distribution...
Ruth Cooper 8 Nov 2017
Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...
Robin Fredericks 16 Oct 2017
In 2014, British rockers Bastille played to sold-out crowds in South Africa. Now, with the launch of their second album, Wild World, they return to tour Cape Town, Joburg, and Durban early next month. We got in touch with keyboardist Kyle Simmons to find out what fans can expect.
Ruth Cooper 29 Sep 2017
DJ, producer and co-founder of Do Work Records, Das Kapital, is calling on music producers and artists across South Africa to submit tracks for possible inclusion in his upcoming album Das Kapital Presents Overtime Volume 2, due to be released in October 2017. We got in touch with him to find out more.
Ruth Cooper 24 Jul 2017
South African based entrepreneurs, Shakirah Sky Dramat and Wayne Hipe Robertson, recently relaunched THAT Network, a startup, which aims to create a sustainable creative industry...
Ruth Cooper 11 Jul 2017
“My girlfriend left me for Justin Bieber, can I get a hug?” reads the sign a gangly teen holds. Seems like this strat is working, he has already amassed a queue of young nubiles waiting to get a cuddle and take a selfie with him.
Ruth Cooper 18 May 2017
Violinist Herman Steyn and guitarist Douw Steyn have teamed up to form the new music group DECA, and will be performing songs from their debut album Black Sails at the Showroom Theatre on Saturday, 8 April at 8pm.
Daniel Dercksen 3 Apr 2017