Tagged: Soweto

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Nike Sportswear and The FADER Present Pitch Perfect Episode 7: BLK JKS Come Home

Two years ago, we put South Africa’s BLK JKS on the cover of our Africa issue after hearing about them through a couple trusted sources. At the time, they were nearly unknown outside of their … read more »

POSTED July 8, 2010 1:33PM IN PITCH PERFECT CHANNEL TAGS: , , , , ,
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Nike Sportswear and The FADER Present Pitch Perfect Episode 6: Street Pop Rocks Soweto

Zothani Vilakazi and Mlungisi Gamede started Street Pop two years ago in the streets of Soweto. Today, they help spread underground music from Johannesburg to Norway to New York and beyond. In this episode of … read more »

POSTED July 7, 2010 10:01AM IN PITCH PERFECT CHANNEL TAGS: , , ,

DJ Zhao, Ngoma 6: Ukulwa Mixtape

Just in time for Youth Day, the June 16 holiday commemorating Soweto uprising against the apartheid regime, DJ Zhao has compiled an incredible mixtape of African and African-inspired dance music (including some of the self-same … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2010 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (15) TAGS: , , , , ,
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FEATURE: BLK JKS Are Out to Map the African Brain or Kill the Patient Trying

It’s a superficial thing, and at this point probably more curse than blessing, but the first thing that hits you about the South African dub metal quartet BLK JKS is their look. There’s a certain … read more »

POSTED October 1, 2008 12:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,