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Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference to host panel at ADE

The world is watching! South African dance music has been in the spotlight over the past year, notably through the efforts of organisations such as Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference and Bridges for Music who have facilitated workshops, successfully bringing together high profile international artists with local stars in a township environment (the most recent …Read More »

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Bridges For Music At ADE: Panel with Luciano, Black Coffee, Sir Vincent plus Boiler Room Take Over

With great poignancy, Bridges for Music, has announced that a discussion panel focused on South Africa will be one of the opening events at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event. [one_half last="no"]This coming Wednesday, 16th of October, at 17h00 sees renowned luminary Black Coffee, Cadenza founder Luciano and Bridges for Music ambassador Sir Vincent Manzini all participating …Read More »

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Amsterdam Dance Event 2013 hits this week

This week one of the biggest club festivals and leading conferences for electronic music in the world, Amsterdam Dance Event 2013, hits. Organisers are currently putting the final touches in place. [one_half last="no"][dropcap]T[/dropcap]he last eighteen years has seen the annual Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), growing into a celebrated platform for the booming global dance scene. …Read More »

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Despite a cold front that hit Mzansi this past weekend, the ultimate Spring Fiesta went down on the Saturday the 21st of September. The concert hosted over 13 000 fans who braved the weather to welcome spring’s arrival at the Wild Waters in Ekurhuleni. This year’s line-up saw over 60 performers featured on 5 stages. After …Read More »

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Amsterdam Dance Event finalises festival line-up

In less than 3 weeks, the 18th edition of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) hits. Organisers are currently in full swing with preparations for the leading club festival and electronic conference, taking place over five days from the 16th to 20th  of October. Yesterday, ADE proudly announced the finalised festival line-up – a record number of …Read More »

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The DJ Shimza Effect

“Black Coffee gave me a platform long before anyone else knew me…” If ever there’s been an individual who embodies the latest hip-hop adage, “started from the bottom now we here,” it’s Ashley ‘Shimza’ Raphala. The young man from Thembisa has grown from strength to strength and is now undoubtedly one of the biggest blossoming …Read More »

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OUT SOON: Martin East Project ft. Jared Douglas – Lead Me On

Martin East has once again joined forces with long-time Seattle-based friend, Jared Douglas, to create the beautifully distinctive and soulful dance-floor vibe starter, ‘Lead Me On.’   The new offering has been described as a sexy deep house outing with beautiful keys and blissful beats doused with Jared Douglas’ smooth vocals. Also featured on the package is Australia’s Husky delivering a …Read More »

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Johannesburg will be getting extra special love from South Africa’s most loved DJs – Black Coffee, DJ Fresh, Euphonic, DJ Shimza and guests – in the next two weeks. Here’s what’s on. 30th AUG: EUPHONIK VS DJ SHIMZA AT SPORTS ARENA IN MIDRAND Euphonik takes on DJ Shimza at Midrand’s Sports Arena. There will be …Read More »