Music Exchange 2022: The Economics, Politics and Biology of the Music Industry

Music Exchange 2022: From left: Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot and Trevor Jones standing in front of the MEX sign at the Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in District Six, Cape Town. By Rachel Reynolds I was driving home when I tuned into Smile FM and happened upon a man speaking about a conference... Continue Reading →

Dr Trevor Jones one of the Top 5 film composers in the world comes to Cape Town this weekend

Dr Trevor Jones This weekend in Cape Town and next weekend in Johannesburg at  the Academy of Sound Engineering is #MEX22. Now in its 12th year you can meet in person and engage with Dr Trevor Jones, one of the Top 5 film composers in the world,  who returns home from the UK to open... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022

#MEX22 Cape Town We have the great pleasure and privilege of presenting the speakers and topics for the Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22) conference. The emphasis is on Exchange – Arrive to engage and ask questions of all the speakers and meet fellow creatives. You never know who is in the room. You have read about... Continue Reading →

UCT honours Dr Trevor Jones when he accepted the award of the degree of Doctor of Music, honoris causa.

Testament to True Talent Cape Town – Monday, 25 July 2022 – Recognition, celebration, and validation of contribution in composition was the theme of the day this past Friday at the University of Cape Town (UCT) when the District-Six-born Dr Trevor Jones accepted the award of the degree of Doctor of Music, honoris causa.  Aristotle... Continue Reading →

Read about the film ‘TO TOKYO’ directed by Caspar Seale Jones staring Florence Kosky & Emily Seale Jones

'TO TOKYO' has been distributed in the UK by LionsGate on iTunes, Amazon and DVD. Now ‘TO TOKYO’ has secured international distribution with Gravitas and the first stage of international distribution is an iTunes Pre-Release in North American. We have to sell pre-sales for iTunes to promote our film on the USA Canada iTunes. How... Continue Reading →

4 more shows added this week for Pops Mohamed & Dave Reynolds tour of Cape Town

What an amazing week -Sold out show across 3 venues in Cape Town for Pops Mohamed & Dave Reynolds . They have added 4 more shows starting on Thursday 12 March and culminating in fantastic intimate house concert in Pinelands on Sunday 15th March at 3.30pm with special guest Auriol Hays Pops Mohamed is SA’s... Continue Reading →

Trevor Jones speaking personally about The 20th anniversary of Freedom & Democracy in South Africa

There are many special moments and memories that I have of 1994. In particular the extraordinary experience of standing in a queue in Trafalgar Square outside South Africa House, with my mother, who was visiting me in London, she was waiting to vote in the first democratic elections of our country. I had  my passport... Continue Reading →

District Six to Hollywood

November 25 2013 at 11:04am by Terri Dunbar-Curran From AS A young boy from District Six playing truant from school, Trevor Jones spent a lot of time in the cinema. Decades later, he suspects that those hours spent in the company of an alcoholic projectionist with a habit of dozing off on the job, led to... Continue Reading →

Trevor Jones To Mentor Idols Season Nine’s Top Eight

TREVOR JONES TO MENTOR IDOLS SEASON NINE’S TOP EIGHT With the race to the final of South Africa’s ninth season of Idols fast coming down to the wire, the Top Eight finalists are about to get a qualified boost from non-other than the musical icon Trevor Jones. For this week only, right through to Sunday,... Continue Reading →

“The Soundtrack of my Life” by Clive Davis is essential reading if you love Music

Trust me ,this book is amazing ,not only in the scope of songs he unearths for artists who we all know and love ,but also for some of the frank insights he gives regarding certain acts. I worked for the company for many years and am personal friends with his right hand man Charles Goldstuck... Continue Reading →

MOVERS & SHAKERS The show that will feature Sipho Mabuse will be  aired on the 15th April 2013. The show is repeated every day and the times are:   Monday:              10h50 (premier), 15h50 Tuesday:              14h50, 17h50, Wed:                    08h20, 16h50, Thurs:                   10h50, 22h50 Friday:                  08h50, 15h50, Saturday:             08h20, 15h50, 20h50 Sunday:                07h20, 14h50, 19h50


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 →

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 →

Evan Milton music journalist since 1996 – speaking at Music Exchange

Evan Milton has been music journalist since 1996, most notably writing weekly columns and interviews for the “Cape Argus” newspaper, and as a writer for “Rolling Stone SA”. He is also an event MC; hosts a weekly radio show on South African Music on Fine Music Radio; and founded, a digital strategy constancy. His... Continue Reading →

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