Loving the Music

an eclectic musical experience

The Loving the Music website is my personal exploration of all things musical that tickle my fancy. The webpage was created as an extension to the Loving the Music Facebook group and page where I post regular mini-features in a three-part format. Group members and visitors to the site can now read the full mini-feature complete with links and background info all in one place. Happy Listening

my personal musical journey spanning years, genres and styles

Mini-Feature: The Local Hitmakers

Amersham – A welcome voice from the past

South Africa has such a diversity of musical styles and I sometimes tend to concentrate on bringing you music you may never have heard before at the expense of the new hit-makers. I tend to leave the hit-parade material alone but there are three artists in Johannesburg’s Mix FM local chart at the moment that I really feel deserve their place on the Loving the Music pages. I also have my non-SA friends and followers in mind while writing this, who may seldom get to hear what’s trending on our local pop charts.

I’m starting with someone who has not one, but two songs within the top 10. Jason Zeeman was the frontman for the rock outfit, Reason, whose debut album won Best Rock Album at the 17th South African Music Awards (SAMA). Reason achieved reasonable success over their 7-year career. After they disbanded Zeeman further honed his craft as a writer/producer and session guitarist for some international artists.

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A regular threesome of tracks complete with some interesting backstory, trivia or info. Expect anything and everything!


Links to the weekly Loving the Music blogs published on The Design Train website between Jan – mid-Oct 2020.

I do not own the rights to any of the links or images on this page. All audio and visual media content has been sourced from the public domain.

Words © Andrew Knapp 2020

Maintained by www.thedesigntrain.com – Fouriesburg – South Africa – +27 71 785 3178 (WhatsApp)

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