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JD Twitch's label makes debut at Corsica Studios on 17th April

Releasing African inspired modern dance music, with the aim of raising money for African charities, Autonomous Africa is the brainchild of Optimo's JD Twitch.

The...

Derrick May will DJ alongside deep house legend Ron Trent in Chicago this Friday, to help raise money for charity.

Deep house legend Ron Trent will team up with Detroit's techno don Derrick May for a DJ session at his Chicago clubnight Africa Hi-Fi this...

The Miller Global Breakthrough Festival is go!

South Africa's beautiful Cape Town is set to rumble to a bad-ass beat as The Miller Global Breakthrough Festival returns to the city for another...

We asked Afro-funk avatar Sinkane to share his deep knowledge of African music

Signed to City Slang and DFA Records, influenced by everything from indie, krautrock and folk to psychedelic funk, electronica and reggae, Ahmed Gallab is that...

Skrillex and Zedd top the bill

Ultra has announced the headline acts for its South African festival.

The SA leg of the US EDM festival, will see Skrillex and Zedd top...

Tiesto, Garrix, Nicky Romero and Alesso all interviewed

DJ Mag has just been sent the after-movie for Ultra South Africa. The event may have occurred earlier this year in February, but the production...

Armin van Buuren, Hardwell and more are set to appear

Ultra South Africa has just revealed the first part of its 2015 line-up. After bringing its massive festival to Africa for the first time in...

On their new album, ‘Honest Labour’, Berlin and Manchester-based duo Space Afrika sculpt an experimental electronic sound driven by a desire to break free of...

London experimental label ALTER readies its sprawling and sonically complex ‘ALERT!’ compilation. Hear Space Afrika’s glimmering ambient closer ‘Yuly’ now...

Ever consistent London-based experimental label, ALTER, will release a new compilation ‘ALERT!’ on 19th April.

Following a superb recent release from recent DJ Mag interviewee...

Huge line-up coming to Johannesburg & Cape Town

The South African leg of the US EDM festival, which will be landing in Johannesburg and Cape Town shortly, has just added Fedde LeGrand and...

Amapiano contributes to increased tourism to South Africa, report finds

Amapiano music has been credited with providing a significant boost to tourism in South Africa.


Speaking to News24 at the launch of World Tourism Month...

Ghostly International drop a new modern take on the classic Kalimba...

Ghostly International continue with their eclectic collaborations joining forces again with Brooklyn-based workshop, Brandnewnoise, to release their Ghostly Zoots — a take on the kalimba...

From upcoming 'Three Songs with Words'

'Leap' from Berlin-based producer Afriqua scatters a treated vocal sample, bongos and grand piano keys into an eight minute groove odyssey that's warm, supple and...

South African rapper Riky Rick dies, aged 34

South African rapper Riky Rick – real name Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado – has passed away, aged 34, his family has revealed.


A statement shared by his family...

Berlin and Manchester-based experimental electronic duo Space Afrika explore inner space on their incredible new album for Dais Records

Space Afrika, the duo of Berlin-based Josh Reidy and Manchester-based Joshua Inyang, delivered an experimental electronic masterpiece with their 2018 album ‘Somewhere Decent To Live’...