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Neil Breytenbach
Neil Breytenbach is not only the long-time keyboardist for the multi-award winning rock band Prime Circle, he is also an incredibly talented songwriter and producer. Always busy writing music, Neil has now created Cantrel - a project where he will be producing his own music while inviting new and up-and-coming vocalists to join on his songs.

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chad da don south african rap music interview

Chad da Don
Born and raised in Pretoria, hip hop artist Chad Da Don is making waves in the local music scene with his hard-hitting lyrics and unmistakable flow. After being catapulted into the local music scene with the release of “Hola” together with Cassper Nyovest, Chad has moved on to sign with Brian and Andrew Chaplin of Locnville fame on their record label titled ContraBanned.

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John Ellis
Since his days with award-winning, hit making band Tree63 had come to an end almost ten years ago, a solo career beckoned for frontman John Ellis. Stepping away from the limelight to rediscover his love for music and the art of songwriting, his new album 'Tells' is filled with personal, heartfelt songs that will garner the appreciation of a whole new audience.

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Goodluck
The SAMA award-winning album 'The Nature Within', has been met with massive approval both locally and world wide. I got the chance to speak to band member Ben Peters a few days before the award ceremony to talk about the album, the record deals and a lucky cat called Maneki-Neko.

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jimmy nevis pop music south africa music interview

Jimmy Nevis
Few South Africans have made their mark on the music scene like Jimmy Nevis. The super talented singer-songwriter has become a household name in a very short space of time with hits like Elephant Shoes, Heartboxing and the very catchy 7764. Accompanied by well-crafted music videos, Jimmy Nevis knows how to navigate the industry.

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kaleidoskoop band afrikaans acoustic music interview

Kaleidoskoop
In the same way the breath-taking colours and shapes of a kaleidoscope fascinates, this talented acoustic music group have managed to conquer the hearts of music lovers from across the country.

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The Kiffness
Having started The Kiffness in 2010, Dave Scott has worked hard to make the band a household name. As one of South Africa's favourite live electronic bands, they have had great success after releasing their debut album in 2013.

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Lira
It was a night to remember. The crowds started gathering at 19:30 and by 20:30 Bassline was packed. While Nicky B of Kaya FM entertained the growing audience we made our way to our seats at the back of the club. There was hardly room left to stand but the people kept on coming. This was a night many people had been looking forward to.

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Locnville
Successful duo Brian and Andrew Chaplin talks about their album 'Taste the Weekend', what's on the horizon and what lies in store for their record label ContraBanned.

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len muller ek glo afrikaans musiek onderhoud

Len Muller
Die musiek video vir Len Muller se nuutste enkelsnit, Ek Glo, is onlangs bekend gestel. Hierdie video neem die gehoor op 'n getroude paartjie se lewenspad, gevul met genoeg deernis om die sielvolle lirieke van Muller te komplimenteer. Ek het onlangs met Len gesels om bietjie meer uit te vind oor sy musiek, die video en wat alles nog voor lê.

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nagligte afrikaans musiek onderhoud

Nagligte
Die Afrikaanse rockgroep Nagligte is terug met 'n nuwe enkelsnit getiteld 'Bly'. Die enkelsnit is deel van die groep se debuutalbum, Hoop in die donker, wat in mid-2015 uitgereik is. Hierdie album het heelwat sukses behaal en is onder andere vir twee Ghoemas benoem.

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Jack Parow
“He might make mistakes, maar hy bly altyd great... ”” is just a taste of the tongue-in-cheek lyrics from Jack Parow's brand new hit, Super Van, written as theme song for the upcoming comedy Van Der Merwe. The Afrikaans rapper talks about inspiration for the song, his brandy label and having his own festival in the Netherlands.

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Scott Darlow
When imagining what real Aussie Indigenous rock looks like, Scott Darlow should be what comes to mind. For more than ten years, he has been one of Australia's hardest working and most successful independent artists.

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Peach van Pletzen
In hierdie tye van onrus, is dit Van Pletzen se missie om die wêreld ‘n beter plek te maak deur hul lekker vibes te versprei en om jou ‘n baie, baie goeie tyd te wys. Hulle neem hulself nie te ernstig op nie en glo dat jy ook nie moet nie. Van Pletzen is ‘n prettige nuwe Afrikaanse projek deur Peach van Pletzen en Matthieu Auriacombe.

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watershed pop music south africa interview

Watershed
Watershed may now be South Africa’s leading acoustic rock group, but when its debut single ‘Indigo Girl’ surged up South Africa’s charts back in 2000, it was hard to predict just how successful the group would be. Lead singer Craig Hinds spoke to Perkolate about their 2015 studio album Watch the Rain and what to keep in mind when writing new songs.

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