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by Mahala Scribes / 12.04.2016 / New female-fronted music festival – Zakifo – hits South Africa this May. From Mali to Reunion Island, this is what’s in store from one of the most diverse festivals to dock into Durban… Cover image © Tom McGeehan
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by Dave Glover and Duncan Park / 11.12.2015 / New psychedelic-folk-blues duo Dave & Duncan have just released their second demo album from the Grahamstown gulleys. It’s about an unfortunate gent named Jimmy and it goes summin’ like this…
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