Mini-Features – Buhlebendalo Mda

While checking if any of my favourite local ladies had released anything new over the past month I came across a name that I wasn’t familiar with, Buhlebendalo Mda (aka Buhle). Although she has been a part of the local music scene for that last ten years with the award-winning acapella group ‘The Soil’, she has now taken the big step and released her debut album, ‘Chosi’.

Mini-Feature – Local TV Theme Songs

I’m visiting South African entertainment history today with some of the classic TV theme songs and the programs they were written for. This has been a lot of fun to research and compile and brought back a load of memories.

Loving the Music – Freedom’s Children

24th October 2020 One of our members requested that I feature some of the local bands from the past, and today seems a very good day to head back to the psychedelic sixties and spend some time with a band that some claim are the best rock band the world never heard, Freedom’s Children. WhereContinue reading “Loving the Music – Freedom’s Children”

Loving the Music – Ard Matthews

There are very few South Africans who won’t recognise the name Ard Matthews. Not only has he become a local music legend with his band Just Jinger who have continued to win hearts and fans over the years, but he is also known as a solid solo performer. I featured a song from his 2019Continue reading “Loving the Music – Ard Matthews”

Loving the Music – The Amblers

Today we are going local with a band I only recently came across after hearing a radio interview with them. The Amblers can be more Rock / Blues than Blues / Rock on occasions, and have a definite late sixties / early seventies influence in their sound, which after a bit of research, I found is carefully planned.