Nothing sounds quite like Mango Groove. The exquisite dexterity of the pennywhistle, the big brass arrangements, the lashings of doo-wop harmonies and the thundering swing and gumboot rhythms.
Podcasting the Barrier to Entry
Article By Spike Ballantine Spike Ballantine https://open.spotify.com/episode/55JYsOKqx7N57TmbgBEwqw?si=-7kw4tzkQZCxFaEcTffYLw&nd=1 Podcasting the Barrier to Entry The global growth in podcasting has meant that brands and advertisers are reaping the rewards of the medium’s proven benefits: content that genuinely connects with its audience, and delivers high engagement and positive brand recall in the process. Unsurprisingly, South African brands are... Continue Reading →
Exciting talk with Mr Buti Manamela who is the Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Science and Innovation.
Exciting podcast with Mr Buti Manamela who is the Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Science and Innovation. The talk was recorded on Robben Island whilst Minister Manamela chaired the Inaugural Mandela - Sobukwe Leadership Retreat. Siphokazi Jonas was one of the speakers at the event. We chatted to Buti Manamela for over 30 mins about education in South Africa. See the link below: https://open.spotify.com/episode/7J23sgG6l4izv9XT69WatF?si=6t3OTLYkSnCrCkYlhuj7zg His previous... Continue Reading →
Mvula Drae, has returned to the music scene after a 3-year hiatus with a brand new set of singles, we chatted
What is your purpose? The proof of my purpose will live in my legacy. I don’t believe in one ultimate destiny, but what I strive to achieve at the moment, is to create music that does for others - what some music has done for me in both the highest and lowest points of my... Continue Reading →
Lee Cole to play De Waal Park on Sunday 12th Feb with one pristinely produced pop song at a time.
Lee Cole has steadily been making his musical presence known, one pristinely produced pop song at a time and he plays De Waal Park with Prime Circle and Jesse Clegg this Sunday 12th Feb.
Interview with Sophia Foster post show at Kirstebosch on 5th Feb
Golden Oldies is an initiative by Capetonian entertainer Terry Fortune, who is widely known as a South African music legend. The concert was held on Sunday 5th Febuary at Kirstenbosch will paying tribute to and honour local legendary performing artists and musicians to thank them for their significant contributions to the music industry and their communities.... Continue Reading →
Prime Circle is rock royalty and they in Cape Town this Sunday 12th in De Waal Park enjoy the interview
Prime Circle is regarded as South African rock royalty with numerous awards, six studio albums which have achieved multi-platinum status, several chart-topping singles and sold-out tours to its name.
Number 1 The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022, reach over 601 000 subscribers
We're delighted to share the news that Martin Myers - founder of Music Exchange - is number 1.. The most read BizCommunity Contributor for 2022. L to R - Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot, Dr Trevor Jones If you have music and wish to be featured, write to email@example.com. so that questions can be... Continue Reading →
We chat to Nick Knightshade from Dukes of Note ahead of a show in De Waal Park on Sunday 29th Jan with Matthew Mole & Will Linley
Dukes of Note founded in 2014 is a Carnival Rock band from Cape Town combining elements of Balkan rhythms, gypsy punk, vintage blues and swing with good old-fashioned rock ‘n roll; an eccentric blend of dark yet playful theatrics. The band is Nick Knightshade Singer & Guitar, Andy Abels - Bass & Backing Vocals , Matthew Cox... Continue Reading →
Music Exchange musical highlights of 2022
Recognition, celebration, and validation of contribution in composition was the theme on Friday, Jul. 22, 2022, at the University of Cape Town (UCT) when the District-Six-born Dr Trevor Jones accepted a Doctor of Music, honoris causa.Marc Marot, responsible for over 100m album sales at Island records, was in SA for 16 days for the 2022 Music Exchange conference in Cape Town... Continue Reading →
Music Exchange Best of the Best for 2022 with John Maytham on Cape Talk
https://soundcloud.com/martinmyers/best-of-the-best-2022-in-music Music Exchange Best of the Best for 2022 with John Maytham on Cape Talk Chatted to John Maytham on Cape Talk on 27 December to discuss the top 10 for 2022. John Maytham, Martin Myers Topics included Dr Trevor Jones and Marc Marot both in Cape Town for Music Exchange in November. Marc appointed MD... Continue Reading →
STEVE LOUW CHATS HIS LATEST ALBUM, THUNDER AND RAIN, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN ARTIST IN A CORPORATE WORLD
Written by Daniel Luckhoff Wessels From Texx And The City For all his accomplishments and accolades – including a SAMA nomination for best rock album with Headlight Dreams – Steve Louw has a genuine and disarming affability to him as he greets me over Zoom from a predictably rainy England. Since he started becoming active in the scene... Continue Reading →
Tasché opens for Francois Van Coke this Sunday 18th Dec at De Waal Park in Cape Town
Brackenfell based Tasché Burger known as Tasché opens for Francois Van Coke this weekend at De Waal Park in Cape Town. The schedule is as follows 10am: Gates open1.15pm to 2.15pm: Camps Bay High2.30pm to 3.15pm: The Rockets3.30pm to 4.30pm: Tasché4.45pm to 6pm: Francois van Coke 6pm: Event ends She was the winner of the 2019 season... Continue Reading →
Steve Louw: “If you can’t just say it, what’s the point?” – interview | Louder Than War
As Steve Louw releases Thunder And Rain, his second album in as many years, he speaks to Nils van der Linden about finding inspiration in nature, facing his mortality, the power of keeping things simple, a life lived through music, and that one time he shared a stage with Beyoncé.
Profile Interview: Music Exchange Conference | The Aubrey Masango Show
https://omny.fm/shows/evening-show/profile-interview-music-exchange-conference Martin Myers | Founder of NPC Music Exchange
We chat to Roger the Dodger ahead of Saturday 8th October at CTICC in Cape Town
Kings of Old Skool is now Legends of Old School, we chat to Roger the Dodger Ahead of Saturday 8th October at CTICC in Cape Town He's been on the music scene for over 30 years entertaining people playing at various house parties, functions and guest DJ at Clubs in and around Cape Town. He still maintains “playing old... Continue Reading →
Andy Hoyle has new music “Here We Are”
All round wonderful man and consummate pro Andy Hoyle saw his only daughter recently marry the love of her life, and he surprised the newlyweds with this song during the speeches.Leading up to the big day he began to think about walking her down the aisle on her wedding day, as the father of the bride, and how... Continue Reading →
Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse to perform at concert for refugees
from IOL by Chulumanco Mahamba Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse performing at Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s benefit concert called The Mother Tour: A journey of an African Woman. Picture: Neil Baynes Joburg - On August 12, the Turquoise Harmony Institute (THI) is expected to bring hope, awareness and advocacy to South Africa and the African continent’s refugees in... Continue Reading →