After having spent years working on several successful musical endeavours, including performing on the current season of Music Roulette on SABC 2, South African singer Lana Crowster returns to the national music scene with the release of her latest single: "Fake"...
Martin Myers 20 Jul 2021
"The State of the Arts - The Forgotten Industry", is a compelling snapshot of the struggles faced by some of the country's entertainment and live-performing artists during the Covid-19 pandemic. Martin Myers chats to director Adrien Conradie, aka Aidin Caye...
Martin Myers 14 Jul 2021
Cape Town-based artist Latheem Gabriel has released his new single: "At First Sight"...
Martin Myers 6 Jul 2021
One of the leaders of Afro-house in South Africa, Shimza and Darque come together with vocalist Sino Msolo and have fused their selective styles on a collaboration entitled "Kethiwe"...
Martin Myers 29 Jun 2021
With a maturity that belies her 14 years, vibrant Jess Robus is already a singer, songwriter, debater and musical theatre aficionado...
Martin Myers 23 Jun 2021
Talent is something that can be cultivated with passion, motivation, patience and practice. Armoured with all four, 14-year-old Gabrielle De Gama utilised lockdown as an opportunity to write and record her debut single, "Nasty". The song has a crucial message about bullying.
Martin Myers 15 Jun 2021
The 16-year-old musician, Mila Smith, has released "Liars and Fakes"; her debut single as a solo artist. The song was engineered by Milan Rendell, another young go-getter from Cape Town.
Martin Myers 9 Jun 2021
Since moving to Cape Town in 2018, 21-year-old Nic Jeffrey has grown considerably as a musician. Originally from Johannesburg, the multi-instrumentalist spent his first few years as singer and guitarist for the band, PHLO.
Martin Myers 3 Jun 2021
Dylan Red is a Cape Town-born singer-songwriter who plays multiple instruments and has been performing professionally since 2016. He cut his musical teeth at the V&A Waterfront; he opened for Jazzathon 2019 at the V&A Waterfront.
Martin Myers 26 May 2021
Yanga Sobetwa, former Idols SA winner and one of SA's fastest rising stars, released her much anticipated single "Catch Me" feat. Paxton last week.
Martin Myers 18 May 2021
It's hard to believe the last music we heard from Steve Louw arrived seven long years ago. With the wait now finally over, fans right around the world are already embracing the pop-rock icon's return with arms wide open.
Martin Myers 11 May 2021
Meet Steve Umculo. Umculo is the Zulu word for music. It is itself a representation of what Steve Umculo strives to achieve - a blend of cultures and styles. His music is a unique fusion of Afro-centric grooves and folk harmonies that will get any audience up on their feet.
Martin Myers 5 May 2021
Johannesburg-based singer-songwriter Lee Cole has been steadily making his musical presence known as one pristinely produced pop song at a time.
Martin Myers 29 Apr 2021
South African singer-songwriter and guitarist Vaughn Prangley is carving out a unique path with his unmistakably deep, soulful and emotionally weathered voice that speaks to a maturity way beyond his years. His work takes his listener on a journey through personal experiences.
Martin Myers 20 Apr 2021
The Johannesburg-based band, Club of Suns, is proving that it was worth the wait with the eagerly awaited release of their single, "Nova".
Martin Myers 13 Apr 2021
Kayleigh Bell is the new kid on the block in the Cape Town music scene. She hails from the Eastern Cape where she has been making waves with her indie/folk music for some years.
Martin Myers 7 Apr 2021
Bioluminescence is the brand-new album from Durban-born musicians Parable Fifteen.
Martin Myers 30 Mar 2021
"'The Good Ones' is about the crazy journey we get to go on in this life and while we're here, we should experience as much as possible," says John Niel.
Martin Myers 23 Mar 2021
Øceans has been cementing himself as a top EDM producer and DJ in Cape Town and teams up with Emma van Heyn, one of SA's most talented up-and-coming singer-songwriters, on new track "Parallel Babe".
Martin Myers 18 Mar 2021
South African soulful singer Ramelo released her debut single "Heyi Wena", last week.
Martin Myers 10 Mar 2021
Singer-songwriter Wendy Oldfield is back with a beautiful new single entitled "Home", which was released ahead of her new album Salt that set to be released in the second quarter of 2021.
Martin Myers 2 Mar 2021
South African singer and songwriting artist Sasha-Lee Davids returns to the spotlight with a brand new single and her first online concert this weekend.
Martin Myers 23 Feb 2021
After a three-year hiatus, alternative rock band Bonfire Buffalo are back on the scene with an emotive ballad titled "Remember Me". Pulling at the heartstrings of its listeners, the song still carries with it the quirky and eclectic sound the band are known for.
Martin Myers 16 Feb 2021
For the past 10 years, Gazelle, aka Xander Ferreira, has been living and learning in New York City. In February 2020, Gazelle travelled back to South Africa to record a Gazelle comeback album with the working title of From Limpopo with Love...
Martin Myers 9 Feb 2021
South African music legend PJ Powers Thandeka is an award-winning musician with 12 gold discs, four platinum and a gold CD...
Martin Myers 2 Feb 2021
Meet powerhouse Cara Frew, a South African-born singer-songwriter whose music is wrapped in pop vocals and an earthy feel, with organic elements that are driven by acoustic guitar and African drums...
Martin Myers 25 Jan 2021
Charles Webster is a British electronic music producer and DJ who specialises in producing house music, amongst several other genres, including downtempo and jazz. Webster now lives in Cape Town...
Martin Myers 19 Jan 2021
Cape Town-born singer Tye Platinum has fulfilled a life-long dream by releasing his very own debut music single...
Martin Myers 11 Jan 2021
We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...
Port Elizabeth-based producer and DJ, Alley, brings together two of SA's most-talented singers as KLA and Justin Chalice join vocal forces on the brand-new single "Come Over"...
Martin Myers 9 Dec 2020
After a string of successful chart-toppers, musical accolades, a critically- acclaimed debut album and, more recently, a number one hit with "Wish You Well", Nic Billington is back serving us raspy vocals, falsetto harmonies and '80s undertones with the release of his brand-new single, "You Get Me High".
Martin Myers 1 Dec 2020
PHFAT, enfant terrible of South African electronic rap and stalwart in the local industry, has emerged from a pandemic-induced hiatus to release "Whatever You Like", the latest track in a series of anthological and in some cases autobiographical releases about love and human relationships.
Martin Myers 24 Nov 2020
Paul Hanmer and guitarist and singer Neo Muyanga will perform together at the 2020 Jazz and Classical Encounters Festival Vol 2 at Spier Amphitheatre, which takes place on Saturday, 28 November 2020...
Martin Myers 18 Nov 2020
Based in the UK by way of Durban, Julia Church grew up enamoured by the sounds of trailblazers Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Nora Jones...
Martin Myers 10 Nov 2020
Stanley Sibande Is a South African-based, Zambian-born, solo, acoustic singer-songwriter. He released his new single "Falling Off The Edge", last week...
Martin Myers 27 Oct 2020
Living in Somerset West, Cape Town and influenced from an early age by the likes of The Beatles and Nirvana, Julian Bach gives the singer-songwriter approach a clean rock edge that everyone needs to hear right now...
Martin Myers 21 Oct 2020
Two-time Grammy winner, Rachel Z will close the annual Music Exchange conference on Sunday, 20 September at 12pm on the Ticketpro platform...
Martin Myers 16 Sep 2020
After the incredible success of Just Jinjer drummer Brent Harris's online version of Stevie Wonder's 1972 hit "Superstition" and numerous requests from radio stations for the song, it has been released. ..
Martin Myers 9 Sep 2020
Music Exchange is being held for the 10th year in 2020 and to celebrate, the entertainment-economy-invested conference is set to showcase 10 speakers in 10 days from 10 to 20 September 2020...
Electro-pop band GoodLuck have released a new single Rum & Cola on their own label Get Lucky Records...
Martin Myers 26 Aug 2020
Kyle Watson's remix of Tatum's "Fever" is a novel sound from one of South Africa's biggest dance music exports...
Martin Myers 19 Aug 2020
Multi-award-winning songstress Judith Sephuma, aka The Queen of Afro-jazz, has recorded a 66-minute on-demand live studio show that will enable fans to watch the show at their leisure, any time between 8 and 22 August 2020...
Martin Myers 5 Aug 2020
Francois Van Coke will join a host of artists to pay tribute to Johnny Clegg in the Digital Tribute Concert on 31 July 2020...
Martin Myers 30 Jul 2020
TurnUp Music has launched a fantastic mentorship programme and one of the artists giving back is Unathi...
Martin Myers 14 Jul 2020