Interesting documentary about the thriving house music scene in South Africa. Featuring the likes of Oskido, Black Coffee and Black Motion (via http://all-things-south-africa.tumblr.com/ via http://dynamicafrica.tumblr.com/)
#classics Lesego Rampolokeng is a South African poet know for his anti establishment beat poetry. End Beginnings is a brilliant dub poetry album recorded with the Kalahari Surfers during 89/90 in the apartheid years. Lesego met people like Warrick Sony (Kalahari Surfers) and James Phillips (Bernoldus Niemand) when he was living in Johannes Kerkorrel’s house. Listen and buy.
Devil’s Peak is a Cape Town based microbrewery. They focus on producing American and Belgian style beers using the finest ingredients from all around the world. Their current range includes amber ale, IPA, golden ale and a lovely saison called Silvertree.
Spoek Mathambo’s cover of Fela Kuti’s Zombie features all star cast of friends and South Africa’s best and brightest new talents (Zaki Ibrahim, Petite Noir, Cerebral Vortex, The Frown, Nicolaas van Reenen). Listen.