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Worldwide FM presents ‘Cape Town Sounds’ with Gilles Peterson

Worldwide FM presents ‘Cape Town Sounds’, an audio documentary which explores the rich musical heritage of Cape Town, as part of Lufthansa’s #LHcityofthemonth campaign. The documentary follows Gilles over the course of the day as he sets out to learn

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Vinyl sales hit a 25-year high: John Maytham talks to Stephen “Sugar” Segerman

http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/239026/vinyl-sales-hits-a-25-year-high Deloitte expects double-digit growth in the sales of vinyl records for the seventh consecutive year, passing the $1 billion mark for the first time since the 1980s. The professional services company expects 12-inch records to generate between 15% and

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A Message From Rudy.

There are only two photographs on the walls of my home. The first is a black and white of my father, a musician who passed five months before I was born, the second is the Cold Fact album cover that

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Tribute to Malik – a Sugar sweet Man

Originally posted on Anne Samson – Historian:
It was with shock I heard that Malik Bendjelloul was dead. It was only last year that I met him – when Searching for Sugarman had its premier in London. However, my relationship…

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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ musician Rodriguez may finally see payoff from songs

From Detroit Free Press Two years after an Oscar-winning film raised questions about royalties for Sixto Rodriguez, a copyright and fraud lawsuit has been filed against Clarence Avant, who signed the Detroit singer to a record deal more than four decades ago.

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Hanging out in the “Wolf” den with Scorsese and DiCaprio

For Jonah Hill, the most daunting challenge of his role in Martin Scorsese’s financial depravity epic “The Wolf of Wall Street” wasn’t getting the part. “Leonardo DiCaprio basically co-signed for me,” Hill says of his co-star, who persuaded Scorsese to

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A Message From William Mueller on the Rodriguez Forum:

I bought “Searching for Sugar Man” on itunes – it was one of the $9.99 HD movies on sale for the week (I also bought "Sound City" (the Dave Grohl movie) and "Artifact" (the 30 Seconds to Mars movie) and

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