World Class Producers Tristan Keyte, Brian O’Shea, Charles Webster Talk 21st Century Production at Music Exchange

World Class Producers Tristan Keyte ( UK, USA ), and Brian O'Shea ( USA, Germany, UK ) and Charles Webster (UK, USA) discussed the new challenges in producing commercially viable music in the age of technological equality. The trio, who all have extensive international experience at the highest levels of the industry, shared some of... Continue Reading →


Rolling Stone Magazine SA has laid down “the gauntlet”. Miles Keylock, the enigmatic leader of South Africa’s most prolific music publication, took time at Music Exchange 2013 to address the vibrant crowd in attendance. Keylock, who looks every bit the “Rock Star”, told the masses that “I am ready to help” and “My door is... Continue Reading →

Keynote talk by Trevor Jones at Music Exchange 2013

One of the conference’s undisputed highlights was the keynote address by Trevor Jones, moderated by Universal Records managing director Randall Abrahams. Now based in the UK, Jones was born in District Six and is considered one of the top five film score composers in the world, with several Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations as well... Continue Reading →

SA music comes up trumps at Music Exchange 2013

South African music is entering an exciting era of opportunity and progress as new markets open up for homegrown sounds. This was one of the key messages emerging from the 2013 Music Exchange Conference, which saw industry moguls and musicians congregating at the iconic Cape Town City Hall to talk about the serious business of... Continue Reading →

Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse chats Music Exchange 2013

Bizcommunity recently sat down with Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse to talk about Music Exchange 2013 - the conference that's got tongues wagging and interest piqued within the entertainment industry. With more than 40 years of experience, Mabuse is a treasure trove of knowledge for any aspiring musician. Bizcommunity: You've had continuous involvement with Music Exchange since... Continue Reading →

There are only 2 days left until one of the premier music conferences in SA – Music Exchange 2013 – opens its doors

There are only 2 days left until one of the premier music conferences in South Africa – Music Exchange 2013 – opens its doors for the much anticipated conference where music industry thought leaders will be sharing their insights on how to crack it in the ever changing landscape of the music industry. There are... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange to attract music industry’s most powerful minds

As South Africa’s third independent music conference, Music Exchange is a three day event with the gravitational force to attract the attention of the music industry’s most powerful minds. It plays host to seasoned professionals, who will share their invaluable knowledge of the industry at the Cape Town City Hall from Thursday, 21 to Saturday,... Continue Reading →

Two losses are not ideal, but the Crusaders won’t be panicking, Mark my words.

IT HASN’T been a great start for the Crusaders in 2013. However, people would be foolish to begin writing the Christchurch-based side’s eulogy after just two games. After all, the Crusaders have a tendency of starting slowly. History suggests that. In 1998, they lost three of their first four games and yet by the time... Continue Reading →

Slash, Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke, performing in SA in June for 1st time

A feast of musical mayhem awaits any true fan of rock n roll, when the all-time poster boys for anthemic, hard rock music arrive in South Africa this June for three performances only. Eight original musicians from various iconic international rock bands will show off their musical mastery in this one “Super Group”. Just some... Continue Reading →

Steve Louw and Big Sky who were the support act for 1998 Rodriguez tour of SA for Acoustic Show Sunday 17 March -Alma Cafe Rosebank

Steve Louw and Big Sky who were the support act for 1998 Rodriguez tour of SA will do an Acoustic Show on Sunday 17 March at Alma Cafe Rosebank . Steve Louw the frontman of the band remarked that due to the unprecedented success of movie "Searching for Sugarman friends and fans have been asking... Continue Reading →

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