Tagged: Spoek Mathambo


Listen to Spoek Mathambo’s Energetic Tribute Mix to DJ Spoko

FADER PREMIERE Multi-genre South African musician Spoek Mathambo has made a mix inspired by fellow SA producer DJ Spoko to coincide with a forthcoming documentary about the South African music scene called Future Sound of … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2014 11:58AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Download Spoek Mathambo’s Escape From ’85 Mixtape

Today is FADER #69 cover star Spoek Mathambo’s 27th birthday, and to celebrate he’s released a free tape celebrating the year of his birth. “1985 was a horrible year for [South Africa],” Mathambo tells Dazed, … read more »

POSTED July 2, 2013 4:48PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Lungu Lungu: Welcome to Chigeria

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, it’s Chicago-via-Nigeria rapper The GTW’s “Cravings.” I’m on the … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 6:22PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Seun Kuti, “The Good Leaf” (Spoek Mathambo Remix) MP3

Seun Kuti’s music, with his group Egypt 80, is every bit as bombastic and exciting as his father Fela’s. Though not yet 30, Kuti is a commanding bandleader, continuing the generational tradition of afrobeat. The … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2012 11:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Lungu Lungu: Afropolitan or Cultural Bastard?

When the three countries you have ties to refuse to grant you asylum, let alone citizenship, you know you’re in a tough spot. Meet Alec Lomami. Born in Belgium but not eligible for Belgian citizenship, … read more »

POSTED November 17, 2011 5:15PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Download Spoek Mathambo’s Put Some Red On It EP

At this point, downloading a free remix on the internet is like finding a crusty penny on the ground. If you’ve got nothing better in your pockets, you’re probably going to pick it up, but … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2011 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , , ,

Spoek Mathambo, “Put Some Red On It” MP3

Sub Pop! Quickly becoming home to all sorts of weirdness. From Shabazz Palaces’ out there stoned-brilliance to, um, Sebadoh reissues—the current batch of releases from the venerable Seattle label is as out there as it’s … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

CHLLNGR f. Spoek Mathambo, BLK JKS, and Mo Laudi “Ask For (Africa Remix)” MP3

CHLLNGR‘s nighttime dubby jam “Ask For” takes a trip way south from its Copenhagen birthplace to get Africa remixed by FADER #69/FADER #52 cover boys Spoek Mathambo and Mpumi Mcata of BLK JKS, as well … read more »

POSTED June 2, 2011 2:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: DJ Wool f. Spoek Mathambo, “Kult Leader”

The new video for DJ Wool f. Spoek Mathambo’s new song “Kult Leader” is unnerving if not downright terrifying. It features a pasty lunatic, who, after doing some wide-eyed looking at the proverbial “man in … read more »

POSTED March 30, 2011 6:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS:

Spoek Mathambo Live at the FADER FORT by FIAT

All the way from South Africa, former FADER cover star Spoek Mathambo just set us up with some nice warm vibes at the FADER FORT by FIAT. Only three acts left, get here fast! There … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2011 9:47PM IN Fort Video Comments (1) TAGS: ,