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SA music quotas – who needs it? (via Martin Myers)

SA music quotas - who needs it? From Channel 24 Many artists maintain that broadcast – particularly radio – doesn’t do enough to represent and promote South African music. But is that all there is to it? The Moshito Music Conference– billed as “Africa’s premier music industry event” – happens in September, and as usual it aims to carry forth the plight of music and its industry here in Africa.One planned session in particular topic caught my eye: “Day Two’s programme features w … Read More

via Martin Myers

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Playlist Creator & Web Marketer. The son of a church organist father and pianist mother, South African born Brian Currin grew up surrounded by music. In his pre-teen years he realised that he had no real talent for playing music and he couldn't sing, so he immersed himself in the world of music by listening, exploring and researching. Which he still does today. He served in the military for five years, then spent many years in corporate sales and marketing until his involvement in the re-discovery of Rodriguez, opened up a whole new world for him. He was the Content Editor for Rhythm Online, South Africa's first online music store, from 2006 to 2012. He ran Mabu Vinyl, the iconic music store seen in the Oscar-winning "Searching For Sugar Man" film from 2013 to 2019. His voice could be heard on the streaming radio station All Jazz Radio where he hosted the Vagabond Show from 2012 to 2019. He is very involved in promoting South African music, and is the co-owner of a number of music-related websites including www.rock.co.za which he founded in 1999.

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