Top Ten Tunes: Free MP3 Downloads at Channel 24

Koos Kombuis – Almal wil ‘n Huisie by die See Hê

Almal wil 'n Huisie by die See HêThe legendary Afrikaans troubadour gives this winsome ballad off his classic ‘Madiba Bay’ a lyrical makeover to include digital innovations like ADSL and Skype. Bakgat, bru!

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The Shamonixx – Auld Lang Syne

Pogo your way into 2010 with this crazy punk rock rendition of everyone’s favourite New Year’s Eve party starter.

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Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

HeuninglandIan Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

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Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Hip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

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Dans Republic – Afrikaans

AfrikaansWhat happens when Afrikaans progressive rockers Foto Na Dans invite Flash Republic’s Tamara Dey, Ryan Dent and Craig Massiv to remix one of their unreleased tracks? Imagine Muse dropping a soul-drenched tab of electro dance while giving ‘Die Taal’ the thumbs up and you’re half way there!

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Van Coke Kartel – Voor Ons Stof Word

Them Crooked Vultures get lost in Afrikaans garage rock translation on this suicidally hip new single about seizing the day from Francois Van Coke’s bad ass boys. Off their forthcoming album, ‘Skop Skiet en Donner’.

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Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Niemandsland & Beyond!Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

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aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

“I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

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Malika Ndlovu – Wishing For The World You See

Womb To World: A Labour of LoveCelebrated performance poet shares this joyous gem about motherhood. Off her album, ‘Womb To World: A Labour of Love’ fetauring original ambient soundscapes by Garth Erasmus.

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DJ MuZI.GP – Inhliziyo Yami

Rising Jozi star gives Mzansi house fans their fix with this contagious fusion of soulfully deep, hip shaking homegrown grooves featuring Zimkitha. Off his brand new 15-track dance album, ‘Muzimania Unleashed’.

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Top Ten Tunes: Free MP3 Downloads on Channel24

Koos Kombuis – Almal wil ‘n Huisie by die See Hê

Almal wil 'n Huisie by die See HêThe legendary Afrikaans troubadour gives this winsome ballad off his classic ‘Madiba Bay’ a lyrical makeover to include digital innovations like ADSL and Skype. Bakgat, bru!

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Shamonixx – Auld Lang Syne

Pogo your way into 2010 with this crazy punk rock rendition of everyone’s favourite New Year’s Eve party starter.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

HeuninglandIan Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Hip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Dans Republic – Afrikaans

AfrikaansWhat happens when Afrikaans progressive rockers Foto Na Dans invite Flash Republic’s Tamara Dey, Ryan Dent and Craig Massiv to remix one of their unreleased tracks? Imagine Muse dropping a soul-drenched tab of electro dance while giving ‘Die Taal’ the thumbs up and you’re half way there!

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Mahotella Queens – Amezemula

Space is the place on this mellifluous a cappella gem off the queens of mbaqanga’s recent album, ‘Reign and Shine’. Fresh and dynamic, the new album maps the spaces where mbaqanga and mbube meet and greet with tracks ranging from traditional classics to brand new, original material.

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Wrestlerish – Bad News

The Rude MechanicalHighly-rated alt. folk rockers mainline some much needed substance back into the SA indie scene on this post-coital kiss off. Off their upcoming debut album, “The Rude Mechanical”, due to be released by Rhythm Records in March 2010.

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DJ MuZI.GP – Inhliziyo Yami

Rising Jozi star gives Mzansi house fans their fix with this contagious fusion of soulfully deep, hip shaking homegrown grooves featuring Zimkitha. Off his brand new 15-track dance album, ‘Muzimania Unleashed’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Top Ten Tunes: Channel 24 Free MP3 Downloads

The Shamonix – Jingle Bells

XXmas (original cover censored) Crazy Gauteng retro-punks remind us that we all need a sense of humour during the festive season with this XXX-rated makeover of everyone’s favourite Xmas classic.

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Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

Ian Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Our HeritageHip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

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Ike Moriz – Let it Snow

Classy SA crooner eases us into the festive season with this swinging Vegas lounge finger snapper off his new album ‘Starry Night’, which contains 15 beautifully arranged jazzy adaptions of popular Christmas songs.

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Various Artists – A Christmas Sampler

Good Hope FM ChristmasGood Hope FM has rallied some of Cape Town’s leading artists and invited them to make their own personal contribution to Christmas through music. The result is a stunning beautiful and heart-warming album called ‘Good Hope FM Christmas’. There are new versions of old festive chestnuts – plus brand-new compositions – all performed in a joyous Christmas spirit – celebrating Christmas …and Cape Town.

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Mona – Holy City

Fans of Sarah Brightman and Katherine Jenkins are going to love SA light classical soprano Mona’s sublime symphonic pop rendition of this timeless Xmas hymn.

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Nova Noël – The Christmas Song

Christmas in Cape TownNew Mother City band blend sassy, silky gospel vocals with a smooth contemporary jazz feel on this festive favouirte off their first project, ‘Nova Noël – Christmas in Cape Town’, which is a compilation CD of popular Christmas songs, performed in their own unique style.

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The Mahotella Queens – Amezemula

Space is the place on this mellifluous a cappella gem off the queens of mbaqanga’s recent album, ‘Reign and Shine’. Fresh and dynamic, the new album maps the spaces where mbaqanga and mbube meet and greet with tracks ranging from traditional classics to brand new, original material.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Top Ten Tunes: Free MP3 Downloads on Channel 24

The Shamonix – Jingle Bells

XXXmasCrazy Gauteng retro-punks remind us that we all need a sense of humour during the festive season with this XXX-rated makeover of everyone’s favourite Xmas classic.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

Ian Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Our HeritageHip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Ike Moriz – Let it Snow

Classy SA crooner eases us into the festive season with this swinging Vegas lounge finger snapper off his new album ‘Starry Night’, which contains 15 beautifully arranged jazzy adaptions of popular Christmas songs.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Various Artists – A Christmas Sampler

Good Hope FM ChristmasGood Hope FM has rallied some of Cape Town’s leading artists and invited them to make their own personal contribution to Christmas through music. The result is a stunning beautiful and heart-warming album called ‘Good Hope FM Christmas’. There are new versions of old festive chestnuts – plus brand-new compositions – all performed in a joyous Christmas spirit – celebrating Christmas …and Cape Town.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Mona – Holy City

Fans of Sarah Brightman and Katherine Jenkins are going to love SA light classical soprano Mona’s sublime symphonic pop rendition of this timeless Xmas hymn.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Nova Noël – The Christmas Song

Christmas in Cape TownNew Mother City band blend sassy, silky gospel vocals with a smooth contemporary jazz feel on this festive favouirte off their first project, ‘Nova Noël – Christmas in Cape Town’, which is a compilation CD of popular Christmas songs, performed in their own unique style.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Mahotella Queens – Amezemula

Space is the place on this mellifluous a cappella gem off the queens of mbaqanga’s recent album, ‘Reign and Shine’. Fresh and dynamic, the new album maps the spaces where mbaqanga and mbube meet and greet with tracks ranging from traditional classics to brand new, original material.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Top Ten Tunes: Free Downloads from Channel 24

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

HeuninglandIan Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Johannes Kerkorrel – Sit Dit Af

Johannes Kerkorrel leads his Gereformeerde Blues Band out of the valley of verkrampte Nationalist Party ideology on this razor sharp satire of (not) watching PW Botha on TV. Off the ‘alternative Afrikaans’ Voëlvry era classic, ‘Eet Kreef’.Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Our HeritageHip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Mahotella Queens – Amezemula

Mahotella QueensSpace is the place on this mellifluous a cappella gem off the queens of mbaqanga’s recent album, ‘Reign and Shine’. Fresh and dynamic, the new album maps the spaces where mbaqanga and mbube meet and greet with tracks ranging from traditional classics to brand new, original material.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Richard van der Westhuizen – Engelliedjie

Popular Afrikaaans singer songwriter shares another piano ‘n strings coloured ballad about love off his top-selling album, ‘Songs Uit My Binnesak. Fans of Koos du Plessis’ romantic luisterliedjie craft, this one’s for you.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

McCully Workshop – Nosferatu

Recently reunited 70s classic rock legends (remember ‘Buccaneer’?) coax listeners to take a walk down the dark side of the street on this shadowy tale of a vampiric relationship of love and lust. It’s a rocking new track off their 4-track sampler titled ‘Work In Progress’ (pre-release). The current group consist of the classic 70s line-up of brothers Mike and Tully McCully, Richard Black and Rupert Mellor.

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Carol Thorns – Closer To The Sun

Fireflies In The RainCoda’s sultry cellist turns up the heat on this chic clubber’s cocktail of classical music and house grooves featuring vocalist Nina Du Plessis. Off her debut solo album, ‘Fireflies In The Rain’.

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Merseystate – New Jersey Girl

Mother City rockers Wayne Joshua and Shai Caleb (ex-Farenheit) share this first, hook-laden single off their debut album ‘The Lucky Ones’. Fans of well-crafted Brit-pop cut from Oasis and The Beatles’ cloth, this is well worth a listen.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Top Ten Tunes: Free MP3 Downloads On Channel 24

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

HeuninglandIan Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Johannes Kerkorrel – Sit Dit Af

Johannes Kerkorrel leads his Gereformeerde Blues Band out of the valley of verkrampte Nationalist Party ideology on this razor sharp satire of (not) watching PW Botha on TV. Off the ‘alternative Afrikaans’ Voëlvry era classic, ‘Eet Kreef’.Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Our HeritageHip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Mahotella Queens – Amezemula

Mahotella QueensSpace is the place on this mellifluous a cappella gem off the queens of mbaqanga’s recent album, ‘Reign and Shine’. Fresh and dynamic, the new album maps the spaces where mbaqanga and mbube meet and greet with tracks ranging from traditional classics to brand new, original material.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Richard van der Westhuizen – Engelliedjie

Popular Afrikaaans singer songwriter shares another piano ‘n strings coloured ballad about love off his top-selling album, ‘Songs Uit My Binnesak. Fans of Koos du Plessis’ romantic luisterliedjie craft, this one’s for you.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Wasserfall – Hi-Jack

Asem InDewald Wasserfall (vocals, guitar) and Larry Pullen (guitar) fire off this soul searching melodic rocker about navigating life and love in the 21st century. Off their debut album ‘Asem In’, whose songs are being used in the upcoming SA film ‘Bloedspoor’.

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7FT Soundsystem – Love Be The Power

Freshlyground’s Zolani Mahola adds her sublime siren call to this summery brass ‘n bass filtered first single off Mother City musician Yves Adler’s new album, ‘God Shuffles His Beat’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Merseystate – New Jersey Girl

Mother City rockers Wayne Joshua and Shai Caleb (ex-Farenheit) share this first, hook-laden single off their debut album ‘The Lucky Ones’. Fans of well-crafted Brit-pop cut from Oasis and The Beatles’ cloth, this is well worth a listen.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Top Ten Tunes: Free MP3 Downloads at Channel24

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow – Blaas Jou Vuvuzela

HeuninglandIan Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Our HeritageHip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

“I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Merseystate – New Jersey Girl

The Lucky OnesMother City rockers Wayne Joshua and Shai Caleb (ex-Farenheit) share this first, hook-laden single off their debut album ‘The Lucky Ones’. Fans of well-crafted Brit-pop cut from Oasis and The Beatles’ cloth, this is well worth a listen.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Rian Malan – Trekboer

Outspoken journalist and ‘My Traitor’s Heart’ author turned troubadour shares this hauntingly poetic unplugged Afrikaans folk strum about the ontological crisis of expatriate South African existence. Off his cult classic album ‘Alien Inboorling’. Released on the legendary Shifty label.

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Deep Fried Man – No More Trouble

Deep Fried Man is Not AmusedJohannesburg-based singer songwriter sidesteps the lo-fi folk stereotypes on this blues, soul, rock, and hip-hop inflected ballad for the mall generation. Imagine Rodriguez sharing a toke with Jack Johnson and you’re almost there. Off his new album, ‘Deep Fried Man is Not Amused’.

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Jennifer Ferguson – Angel Fish

South African alt. pop diva channels Kate Bush and Lesley Rae Dowling on this haunting opening track off her debut album ‘Hand Around The Heart’, which includes songs of frustrated housewives, army widows, teenage lust, dreams, fear and coping with it. Released on the seminal Shifty label.

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7FT Soundsystem – Love Be The Power

God Shuffles His BeatFreshlyground’s Zolani Mahola adds her sublime siren call to this summery brass ‘n bass filtered first single off Mother City musician Yves Adler’s new album, ‘God Shuffles His Beat’.

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» Read the Review · Listen

The Genuines – Ek Het ‘n Bra

Legendary Mother City genre shifters team up with banjo legend Sam ‘Mr Mac’ McKenzie to give the classic goema grooves of Cape Town’s minstrel carnival an extreme punk jazz makoever on this party starter off their album ‘Mr Mac and the Genuines’. Released back in 1987 on the seminal Shifty Records label.

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Top Free Downloads at Channel 24

Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Niemandsland & Beyond!Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Hip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

7FT Soundsystem – Love Be The Power

Freshlyground’s Zolani Mahola adds her sublime siren call to this summery brass ‘n bass filtered first single off Mother City musician Yves Adler’s new album, ‘God Shuffles His Beat’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Rian Malan – Trekboer

Alien InboorlingOutspoken journalist and ‘My Traitor’s Heart’ author turned troubadour shares this hauntingly poetic unplugged Afrikaans folk strum about the ontological crisis of expatriate South African existence. Off his cult classic album ‘Alien Inboorling’. Released on the legendary Shifty label.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

The Genuines – Ek Het ‘n Bra

Legendary Mother City genre shifters team up with banjo legend Sam ‘Mr Mac’ McKenzie to give the classic goema grooves of Cape Town’s minstrel carnival an extreme punk jazz makoever on this party starter off their album ‘Mr Mac and the Genuines’. Released back in 1987 on the seminal Shifty Records label.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Merseystate – New Jersey Girl

The Lucky OnesMother City rockers Wayne Joshua and Shai Caleb (ex-Farenheit) share this first, hook-laden single off their debut album ‘The Lucky Ones’. Fans of well-crafted Brit-pop cut from Oasis and The Beatles’ cloth, this is well worth a listen.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Richard van der Westhuizen – Engelliedjie

Popular Afrikaaans singer songwriter shares another piano ‘n strings coloured ballad about love off his top-selling album, ‘Songs Uit My Binnesak. Fans of Koss du Plessis’ romantic luisterliedjie craft, this one’s for you.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Simba Morri – Wasamata

WasamataKenyan guitarist showcases his melodic acoustic guitar grooves and airy vocal style alongside Mozambican bassist Gito Baloi and South African drummer Ian Herman on this melliflous dose of world music off his debut album on the legendary Shifty label.

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Deep Fried Man – No More Trouble

Johannesburg-based singer songwriter sidesteps the lo-fi folk stereotypes on this blues, soul, rock, and hip-hop inflected ballad for the mall generation. Imagine Rodriguez sharing a toke with Jack Johnson and you’re almost there. Off his new album, ‘Deep Fried Man is Not Amused’.

Download Listen Now

» Read the Review · Listen

Free download of Blaas Jou Vuvuzela by Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes with Jack Parow

Heuningland

Ian Roberts and his bakgat band of boeremusiek brothers team up with super romantic Afrikaans rap star Jack Parow on this tongue-in-cheeky World Cup anthem-in-the-making anthem about braaivleis, brandy and Vuvuzela blowing! Off heir third album of all star collaborations, “Heuningland”.

Download New Song Of Laudo Liebenberg (aKING) at Rhythm

“Ek Wag In My Hart”, the new song by Laudo Liebenberg, lead singer of aKING, is now available to download from the album Beste Breyten.

Beste Breyten by Breyten Breytenbach (Click here to listen to Beste Breyten before downloading)

aKING’s popular debut album, Dutch Courage, is now available as higher quality 320Kbps MP3s from RhythmMusicStore.com by popular demand (previously only available as 192Kbps MP3s).

Other aKING fans enjoyed Collected Memories by Zebra & Giraffe, Bloeisels by Straatligkinders and Van Coke Kartel by Van Coke Kartel.

All these MP3 albums are part of our 70,000+ track catalogue available at RhythmMusicStore.com.

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Download Radio Kalahari Orkes’ New Album at Rhythm

Die Radio Kalahari Orkes’ album Heuningland is available for download from RhythmMusicStore.com, including their latest hit Staan My By featuring Chris Chameleon.

Heuningland by Die Radio Kalahari Orkes (Click here to listen to Heuningland before downloading)

Other popular titles by Die Radio Kalahari Orkes include Die Nagloper and Opgestook. You might also enjoy Onskuld by ddisselblom, the South African Indie Volume One compilation and Gee My by Arno Jordaan.

As part of our 70,000+ track catalogue, you can now download all these MP3 music tracks for only R7 per track by visiting RhythmMusicStore.com.

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Top Ten Tunes: My Favourite South African Songs of the Decade

My top ten tunes by South African artists from 2000-2009

  1. Staan My By – Radio Kalahari Orkes with Chris Chameleon
  2. Jozi Town – Jack Hammer with Tidal Waves
  3. Bus Na Toronto – Andries Bezuidenhout
  4. Praha Paradise – Ernestine Deane feat Tim Parr
  5. Breyten se Brief  – Jan Blohm
  6. Natalie – The Black Hotels
  7. On My Holiday  – 7th Son
  8. I’m Only Human – The Parlotones
  9. Gasoline – Saron Gas
  10. I Remember You – Brian Finch

Please let me know your Top Ten South African Tunes of the Decade.

Disclaimer: I have decided to limit myself to only ten tunes, so of course many (about 75) of my other favourites have had to be omitted.

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Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

Niemandsland & Beyond!Legendary singer songwriter maps the moment he morphed from Andre Letoit into mythical alternative Afrikaans troubadour Koos Kombuis on this classic Voelvry-era acoustic ballad off his excellent debut, ‘Niemandsland & Beyond!’.

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Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

Hip indie dance rock combo celebrate Heritage Day (aka Braai Day) by hooking up with heavyweight hip-hop players HHP and JR, and the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir. It’s a contagiously fun colab with Die Heuwels’ Pierre Greeff singing in English, HHP and JR keeping it real and the Soweto Gospel Choir adding their soaring African harmonies: “So it’s a flyday. We call it a braai day….”

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aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

The Heart Of A Fool “I know my language has always been my limit…/the heart of the fool lives inside of his mouth,” serenades Laudo on this spanking new symphonic rock power ballad off the indie rock darlings’ brand new CD, ‘Against All Odds’. Produced by the multiple award-winning Theo Crous.

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Rian Malan – Trekboer

Outspoken journalist and ‘My Traitor’s Heart’ author turned troubadour shares this hauntingly poetic unplugged Afrikaans folk strum about the ontological crisis of expatriate South African existence. Off his cult classic album ‘Alien Inboorling’. Released on the legendary Shifty label.

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Merseystate – New Jersey Girl

The Lucky OnesMother City rockers Wayne Joshua and Shai Caleb (ex-Farenheit) share this first, hook-laden single off their debut album ‘The Lucky Ones’. Fans of well-crafted Brit-pop cut from Oasis and The Beatles’ cloth, this is well worth a listen.

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Vari-Ous – The Trust Song

Theo ‘K.O.B.U.S.!’ Crous penned this melodic guitar rock ballad about trust that features in the new Hi-Q television commercial. Flat Stanley’s Andy Mac gives an impassioned performance on lead vocals. Collector’s, this non-album oddity is not to be missed!

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Deep Fried Man – No More Trouble

Deep Fried Man is Not AmusedJohannesburg-based singer songwriter sidesteps the lo-fi folk stereotypes on this blues, soul, rock, and hip-hop inflected ballad for the mall generation. Imagine Rodriguez sharing a toke with Jack Johnson and you’re almost there. Off his new album, ‘Deep Fried Man is Not Amused’.

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Jennifer Ferguson – Angel Fish

South African alt. pop diva channels Kate Bush and Lesley Rae Dowling on this haunting opening track off her debut album ‘Hand Around The Heart’, which includes songs of frustrated housewives, army widows, teenage lust, dreams, fear and coping with it. Released on the seminal Shifty label.

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Malika Ndlovu – 9 Months In 9 Months Out

Womb To World: A Labour of LoveRenowned SA performance poet shares this joyous gem off her album, ‘Womb To World: A Labour of Love’. It’s a stunning work rooted in the process of motherhood, in the experience of creation, and in the celebration of the spiritual and emotional landscape that women inhabit from inception to birth. Mother City muso Garth Erasmus sculpts the atmospheric original soundscapes.

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Simba Morri – Wasamata

Kenyan guitarist showcases his melodic acoustic guitar grooves and airy vocal style alongside Mozambican bassist Gito Baloi and South African drummer Ian Herman on this melliflous dose of world music off his debut album on the legendary Shifty label.

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South African Indie Volume 1

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South African Indie Volume One

From the heartland of South African alternative music comes SA Indie Volume 1 – an album packed with cutting-edge tunes, courtesy of SA’s indie labels and its true-to-their-roots rockers.

SA Indie Volume 1 features several “first time ever on CD” releases, including aKING’s In The Twilight and Jack Parow’s Cooler As Ekke, the radio hits Something To Believe In (New Holland) and Talking To Myself (Jax Panik) as well as Pille Vir Kersfees by genre-shifting pop-electronica act Die Heuwels Fantasties.

Add to the mix such talents as SA indie kings Ashtray Electric, punk rock pioneers Fokofpolisiekar and exciting newcomers Wrestlerish – and you have an album packed with 17 sure-fire hits, making this compilation excellent value for money and a fantastic Christmas stocking filler – or gift for your favourite niece or nephew!

Guaranteed to be played on repeat in student digs, at braaiside jols and as a soundtrack to road trips all over the country, SA Indie Volume 1 captures the essence – and genius – of SA music’s thriving alternative scene.

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