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Catlike Thieves

Maybe Baby

First single off this new band’s long awaited debut album Nine Lives – these 12 foot-stomping, skirt-lifting, sister-kissing rock ‘n roll / rockabilly songs will have you up on your feet and dancing in no time.

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Blackstoneradio

Out of Rock

Putting the roll back into rock, Blackstoneradio combines back-leaning riffs with addictive vocal melodies by fusing 90s hard-rock with old school, classic rock.

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Colour Blind

Wanpersepsie

The Bloemfontein band who were the unanimous winners of a recent Rockspaaider competition with a new track off their debut album My Identiteit.

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Spoek Mathambo

Control (Richard the Third Remix)

Produced with a harder, side-chain synth approach, its designed for the peak-hour dancefloor.

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Blackstoneradio

Sideways Lover

Putting the roll back into rock, Blackstoneradio combines back-leaning riffs with addictive vocal melodies by fusing 90s hard-rock with old school, classic rock.

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Huis Najaar

Somer Is Op Ons

Huis Najaar, a 5-piece Afrikaans rock outfit from PE, have been described by Van Coke Kartel as “somewhere between Jax Panik and Die Heuwels Fantasties”.

 Pop

Bianca le Grange

Met My Hart en Siel

The title track off this ex-Idols finalist’s long awaited Afrikaans album, which boasts twelve original catchy songs and styles which vary from jazz and contemporary, to rock and pop.

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Mr Cat & The Jackal

Jimmy The Lonesome

A new track off this amazing group’s second studio album, containing a total of 16 songs and featuring an eclectic mix of acoustic, country, rock and roll and blues.

 World Music

African Cream Freedom Choir

Hamba Kahle Mkhonto

Some stirring sounds from this wonderful choir off their Freedom Songs collection on the African Cream label.

 Gospel

WorshipHop

I Long To Know

This emotive Gospel hip-hop music draws from the scriptures for the underlying basis and inspiration to the lyrical styleand content of Worshiphop songs.

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Heather Mac

Eventually

New single off the acclaimed comeback album, WITHIN, from the former vocalist for the ’80’s SA band Elamental.

 Kwaito

Spokes ‘H’

Wa Wa Main Switch (Power Failure)

The title track off this album that features Township songs at their finest sung in seSotho andisiZulu with some wonderful messages.

 Afrikaans

Rian Malan

Boer Se Nie Jammer Nie

Koos Kombuis described Malan as “the prophet of our times” and “a one-man cultural revolution” and said the songs on his “Alien Inboorling” were likely to force Afrikaners to “question everything we thought we knew about ourselves.”

 Afrikaans

Zwarte Piet

Gatskop Blues

A track off “Geskroef!” An Afrikaans Blues album whose theme is the trials and tribulations endured by the nowdisadvantaged people of South Africa and it is set against the backdrop of the social and political issues of this country.

 Afrikaans

Adam

Liefde Soldaat

Adam is a dynamic and original male singing group and this track is about always being prepared to fight for the one you love.

 Afrikaans

Van Coke Kartel

Vir Almal

VCK’s first single was released for free download, even before the 2011 album was properly finished.

 Country/Folk

Laurie Levine

Six Winters

Lovely first single and title track off the new album from the acclaimed Johannesburg singer-songwriter Laurie Levine’s third album “Six Winters” has just been released through Rhythm Records.Laurie’s blend of American roots music and the ‘Nu-Folk’ sound has earned her critical acclaim and a growing audience.

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Slikour

Blacks R Fools

Skwatta Kamp’s legendary MC with an unabashedly political rap off his new album ‘Slikour Ventilation Volume 3

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Sterling EQ

Bach’s Kittens At Play

Sterling “Electric Quartet” has taken the South African entertainment industry by storm with their album, Nova,and their genre-defying musical style and sensational live performance.

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12th Avenue

Taking my Heart With You

The Cape Town rock band that features Idols contestant Mark Haze with a song off their new 6-track self-titled album.

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Egmond

Mors

The video for this new single off this emerging artist’s debut album, ‘Ongevraagde Hello‘, is the first of his string of video hits to be filmed in HD.

 R&B/Soul/Hip Hop

Sylvester

Bout To Blow

Some stirring and melodic R&B rap pop on this, the title track off the new debut album, from this emerging South Artist artist.

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K, Ray & The Bird

Misplaced Credit

Misplaced Credit – First single from the Cape Town Eclectic Folk Rock group off their new, second album, Rhymes In The Attic.

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Sterling EQ

Bach’s Kittens At Play

Sterling “Electric Quartet” has taken the South African entertainment industry by storm with their album, Nova,and their genre-defying musical style and sensational live performance.

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Amaryoni

Ebhayi

A song off the album The Journey: Marabi Moments, on which this specialist a capella group, in the mbube tradition, deliver a tribute to the music of two gifted South African composers.

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12th Avenue

Taking my Heart With You

The Cape Town rock band that features Idols contestant Mark Haze with a song off their new 6-track self-titled album.

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Laurie Levine

Six Winters

Lovely first single and title track off the new album from the acclaimed Johannesburg singer-songwriter Laurie Levine’s third album “Six Winters” has just been released through Rhythm Records.Laurie’s blend of American roots music and the ‘Nu-Folk’ sound has earned her critical acclaim and a growing audience.

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Ash

See Yah

Ash (Ashwell Erasmus) – See Yah  – Something fresh from this very popular Port Elizabeth-based Gospel-Rap artist off his debut solo album, ‘House Party Vol.1‘.

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Faith Why You Always Running

Reciprocate

First single off this emerging Cape-based female indie artist’s brilliant lo-fi album, ‘Billboard Lights‘.

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Mr Mac and the Genuines

Blikkie se Boom

Some Goema sounds from the Cape Kings of the genre off the ‘Voelvry’ compilation album of the wave of “alternative” Afrikaans music that swept the country in 1988/9. From Mr Mac & The Genuines.

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Slikour

Blacks R Fools

Skwatta Kamp’s legendary MC with an unabashedly political rap off his new album ‘Slikour Ventilation Volume 3

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Wysdiman

Sterre

A new track off the debut album, “2000 en Nag” from this 4-man Afrikaans hard rock band from Gauteng.

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The Otherwise

Rollercoaster To Insanity

The Otherwise is a four piece band out of Durban whose music is a blend of creative, dirty-sounding guitars and smooth, punchy bass lines over loud disco/punk/rock beats. Off  She Doesn’t Care, She Wants To Dance.

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Bronwyn Reddy

Solo

Bronwyn Reddy’s debut album, Love Constant, is produced by the world renowned, SAMA award winning Mark Fransman. Her sultry soulful sound and poignant lyrics are the perfect ingredients for an adult contemporary album.

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Slikour

Blacks R Fools

Skwatta Kamp’s legendary MC with an unabashedly political rap off his new album ‘Slikour Ventilation Volume 3

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Wysdiman

Sterre

A new track off the debut album, “2000 en Nag” from this 4-man Afrikaans hard rock band from Gauteng.

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The Otherwise

Rollercoaster To Insanity

The Otherwise is a four piece band out of Durban whose music is a blend of creative, dirty-sounding guitars and smooth, punchy bass lines over loud disco/punk/rock beats. Off  She Doesn’t Care, She Wants To Dance.

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Bronwyn Reddy

Solo

Bronwyn Reddy’s debut album, Love Constant, is produced by the world renowned, SAMA award winning Mark Fransman. Her sultry soulful sound and poignant lyrics are the perfect ingredients for an adult contemporary album.

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Radio Rats

Pretty Pills With Funny Names

A great song off the new album ‘Madhouse’ from the band that brought you the classic SA pop track, ‘ZX Dan’.

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Van Coke Kartel

Vir Almal

VCK’s first single was released for free download, even before the 2011 album was properly finished.

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The Constructus Corporation

Long Street

The Constructus Corporation consisted of: Waddy Jones (stories, rhymes and vocal fx); SA Battle DJ champ Sibot (beats, turntables & ‘final scratch’); and Markus Wormstorm (beats, production) here with a track off The Ziggurat project.

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Ricardo Dyson

Now That I’ve Got A Girl

The sexy new R&B track with smooth lyrics, tight vocals and harmonies and a storyline that will keep every R&B lover hooked from this emerging artist and independent singer-songwriter. From the Now That I’ve Got A Girl EP.

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Paint

Sing

This hot new trio featuring Nelius Nortje, Jade and Morné (Mojo) Barnardt, with a track off their recently released 100% independent album ‘Painting with Sound‘.

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Not My Dog

Voetsek

The brand new, smoking hot self-titled Not My Dog album was released at  the recent Oppikoppi Festival in Northam. Just like the old days. With the guys in front of stacks of Marshall amplifiers and sounding more aggressive than ever.

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Huis Najaar

Somer Is Op Ons

Huis Najaar, a 5-piece Afrikaans rock outfit from PE, have been described by Van Coke Kartel as “somewhere between Jax Panik and Die Heuwels Fantasties”.

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E.j Von Lyrik, Isaac Mutant & Teba

Goldmine

E.J Von Lyrik, Isaac Mutant & Teba – Goldmine (Shockwave Edit) – The current sound of funky Cape Town featuring these three hip artists combining their talents on the ‘African Shockwave Vol 1‘ collection from DJ Azuhl & Grenville Williams

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The Plastics

Banks Of The Breede

One of Cape Town’s best indie-rock bands with a track off their recent album, ‘Shark‘, produced by Gordan (The Strokes) Raphael.

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Kwesta

Sharp Fede (Remix)

Buttabing Entertainment’s newest with his single “Sharp Fede”, feturing special guests Proverb, Flabba, Nveigh, Red Button off his debut hip hop album album, ‘Special Rekwest‘.

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Keeno Lee

Your Man

Funk ‘n B” is what they’re calling it. A genre combining old school Funk with New School R&B. Add some great songwriting, catchy hooks, smart lyrics, incredible production and heaps of personality, and now we have ‘Revolution’ the debut album of singer/songwriter/actorKeeno Lee.

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Zwarte Piet

Gatskop Blues

A track off “Geskroef!” An Afrikaans Blues album whose theme is the trials and tribulations endured by the nowdisadvantaged people of South Africa and it is set against the backdrop of the social and political issues of this country.

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Cherry Faced Lurchers

Shot Down

James Phillips’ three piece unit plays one of SA rock’s finest ballads – off ‘Live At Jamesons‘ recorded in 1985 by the Shifty Mobile.

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Adam

Liefde Soldaat

Adam is a dynamic and original male singing group and this track is about always being prepared to fight for the one you love.

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Dan Shout

Etosha

A tribute to Dan’s biggest South African saxophone influence, Mr Winston Mankunku, with this track about one of Shout’s favourite places, Etosha National Park in Namibia. Off the Greetings & Salutations album.

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Ramblin’ Bones

Baboon Moon Rising

Ramblin’ Bones is the alter ego of Jay Bones, former front man for the popular South African ska band Fuzigish. Here with a track off his new album,  ‘Ramblin’ Bones & His Bloody Agents‘ which is also the name of his expanded band.

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Summer Shade –

World Among The Clouds

The title track off Summer Shade’s latest E.P. The band (previously known as Nungarin) has remolded their already unique and refreshing sound to produce a mixture of rock, tribal,African, folk and a whole lot more.

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Heather Mac

Autumn

The lead singer of Ella Mental in the ’80’s returns with her new album, ‘WITHIN‘, a beautiful collection of personal songs gathered from the last 25 years of her life.

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Chad Saaiman

Thinking About You

This 25-year-old soulful and sensual singer from Cape Town who recently miraculously survived a shooting during a highjacking in Gauteng, is South Africa’s most intimate and talented vocal discovery in years – here with the first single off his album “The Flight“.

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Gaabo Motho Tenors

The Beautiful Game

This original track was written for the 2010 Soccer World Cup and performed by the Tenors with Joseph Clark in Dusseldorf, Germany. From their “Recorded Live” album.

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Joanna Field “Don’t Fly Too High”

Name: JADE HURLEY

Message: Hello Brian … I am trying to find out who wrote the Joanna Field song “DON’T FLY TOO HIGH” … and i believe you may be able to help? If so … I would really be obliged as I have just recorded this song and require the writers details. I hope you can help. JADE HURLEY OAM … You can reference me here … Website: www.jadehurley.net

Brian wrote:

“Don’t Fly Too High” was written by J. Frankfurter and R. Jung with English lyrics by T & J Möhring. Published by Gallo / GEMA.

Originally recorded by German singer, Nicole, as “Flieg Nicht So Hoch, Mein Kleiner Freund” in 1981.

It reached number 4 on the Springbok Radio charts in 1982.

Available to download at Rhythm Music Store.

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Mr Cat & The Jackal

Where’s My Shoes

First release off the new second album ‘Sins And Siren Songs‘ from this highly-rated nu-folk group from the Cape.

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Chris Chameleon

Ek Het Gedink

A track off his new album, “As Jy Weer Skryf“, an in-depth exemplar of Chris Chameleon’s evolution as an artist over the past six years. The combination of his unique vocal capabilities with complex instrumentation gives way to a much richer sound.

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Al’astair

Lipstick Club

Die Burger described Al’astair’s album “My Hond Fanie” as one of the 10 best Afrikaans albums of 1998.

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Unison

Hoe Lykit

This dynamic duo, described by Huisgenoot magazine as “SA’s own Afrikaans Roxette”, has just released its debut full-length album, called “Hoe Lykit?

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Captain Stu

At A Crossroads

A song from the album, ‘The Adventures Of Captain Stu‘ from a band that has been gigging around the country for the best part of 5 years; playing a tightly executed and energetic blend of afro pop, ska, funk, rock, with an urban twist.

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African Cream Freedom Choir

Ngizolilwela

African Cream Freedom Choir -Some beautiful harmonies from this choir which was specially set up by the African Cream label that released the ‘The Essential South African Trip‘ compilation.

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The Sick-Leaves

Coz You Like It

A track off the twice SAMA-nominated rock band The Sick-Leaves’ independently released highly anticipated third album Last Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

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Lloyd Jansen

Turn It Up

First single off the highly anticipated debut album release by R&B powerhouse Lloyd Jansen – released through Cape Town based label, Stereotype Records.

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John Edmond –

When Are You Coming Home Shamwari

John Edmond is a legend around campfires from Zambia to Zululand and from Walvis Bay to Vilanculos. Singer, songwriter, entertainer, storyteller, author and bush pilot. From his Zimsongs album

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David Beretta Owens

Could This Be

David Beretta Owens, the ex-front man for Lithium, is back with his long awaited solo debut, ‘The Order of Things‘ produced by SAMA Award-winning producer Theo Crous.

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Mr Sakitumi

Basshead

First single off the debut album ‘Secret Agent Man‘, from this multitalented Cape Town musician.

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The Otherwise

She Doesn’t Care, She Wants To Dance

The title track off the debut album from this four-piece band out of Durban consisting of brothers Greg Allan (Vocals) and Harry Allan (Guitar) and another set of brothers Christiaan van Renen (Drums) and Carl van Renen (Bass).

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David Beretta Owens

Could This Be

David Beretta Owens, the ex-front man for Lithium, is back with his long awaited solo debut, ‘The Order of Things‘ produced by SAMA Award-winning producer Theo Crous.

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B-Traq

Blue

B-Traq is an exciting new funk-pop band to hit the South African music scene, with a sound on their album Outatime that is both fresh and funky. B-Traq’s original music fuses several genres; Funk, RnB and Rock

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Somerfaan

Bring Back The Humans

Feat. Jane Rademeyer – Maverick electronic producer Somerfaan’s brand new album ‘Laaste Somer‘, bears his signature sound; a mix of edgy programmed beats from found sounds and weird samples, big electronic bass riffs, dubby atmospherics and melodic synthesizer lines.r

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FLW

Cosmonic

The seventh in the [F/L/W] series, ‘Album 7‘ is is a vanguard in the art of computer generated music and packed with atmospheric energy.

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12th Avenue

Walk on the Water

First single off the new self-titled album from this long-running and hard-rocking Cape Town band.

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Jam Jarr

Creeping Out

Jam Jarr – Creeping Out – African Dope Records brings you the second offering of Jam Jarr – ‘I Am The Danger‘ – a 5-track journey into glitch,bass, rap, debauchery, and everything else that makes life the dirty good thing that it is.

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Zen Arcade

Woza

Zen Arcade are back with a new album ‘Moonshine’, the band’s 3rd studio album which oozes their trademark addiction to melody and signature hook laden song-writing.

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MacGyver Knife

Stumble

This hot Indie-rock band recently launched this first single off their debut album, Sewing Legend which was launched inMay.

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Neil T

L.O.V.E

With just two years worth of production experience, and five years instrumentation experience, Neil T‘s ability to compose and produce music is uncanny and innovative.

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7StukkeSilwer

Emosiebelaaide Oorlogskreet

7Stukkesilwer has just released this latest single which was written to encourage and inspire every person that finds themselves in a difficult situation.

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Stanley Zive

April Showers

New single from this talented Cape Town singer-songwriter off his debut album, Modern Love & Old World Romantics

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Richard The Third

Slip (Dank Remix)

Richard The Third is a force in the local electronic music scene, producing and DJ’ing as Richard The Third, Biscope or with Spoek Mathambo and Mshini Wam, here with his new EP ‘Dragonfly Slip