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#TechTuesday: M-Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3

The Market | October 15, 2019
In this week's edition of #TechTuesday, we bring you dynamite in a small package! The M-Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 is a portable keyboard that is ideal for mobile beat makers and producers. It's compact size is great for musicians who don't have much desk space to work with. The [...]


Rapper/Producer @PholaPemba drops her debut EP “Nova”

The Market | October 4, 2019
Cape Town-based rapper/producer Phola Pemba, professionally known as Phola, Phola, has been steadily building a name for herself in the South African Hip-Hop scene. Her most recent freestyle video, titled "A lyrical rant.",  went viral, proving that she's capable of conveying a strong message while still flexing her lyrical prowess. [...]

Feature Friday

#FeatureFriday: Spikiri

The Market | August 16, 2019
Mandla Mofokeng (also known as Spikiri) is one of South Africa's most celebrated and influential music producers. With a career spanning over 30 years, he is one of the pioneers of the South African music genre Kwaito. He started his career as a back-up dancer for Chicco Twala in the [...]

Feed Me Beats

#FeedMeBeats: Mizi vs. Mr. Instro

The Market | August 14, 2019
This week on #FeedMeBeats we check out two producers who flipped the same sample. The sample in question is Shirley Bassey's "If You Go Away". Two of South Africa's most talented producers took this Shirley Bassey gem and created timeless South African rap songs. On the left we have Mizi [...]

Beat Tape of The WeekNews

Producers Come Together and pay homage to Johnny Clegg

The Market | August 6, 2019
"Beats, Samples & Soundpax" is a WhatsApp group, formed by Soweto-based producers FulSkillaKilla, Don-Lebzotic and award-winning Pretoria producer Beatmochini, where producers and beatmakers talk all things production related - everything from beats, mixing, samples. The beatmakers recently dropped a beat-tape paying homage to legendary South African musician Johnny Clegg, who [...]

Feature Friday

#FeatureFriday: Zonke Dikana

The Market | August 2, 2019
Zonke Dikana (professionally known as Zonke) is a multi-award winning record producer, singer and song writer. Born in the Eastern Cape in 1979, Zonke began her career as a song writer and, at times, backing vocalists for prolific South African acts which included;  Winnie Khumalo, Ringo, late R&B sensation TK and [...]

Feature Friday

#FeatureFriday: Robin Kohl

The Market | July 26, 2019
Robin Kohl is one of South Africa's most respected composers, recording, mixing and mastering engineers. He has worked with countless musicians in the industry and is responsible for mixing some of South Africa's most celebrated classics across genres that include Afro Soul, Jazz, Kwaito, Hip-Hop and more. He is the founder [...]

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