African series ‘My Better World’ nominated for Emmy Award | The Citizen

A 55-episode TV series that follows the adventures of six African teens as they navigate the complex challenges of school, family and friendship, has been nominated for an International Emmy Award. My Better World was produced by South Africa’s Fundi Films in collaboration with Johannesburg-based MAAN Creative for Impact(Ed) International (formerly Discovery Learning Alliance). The … Read more

More than 10 000 South African babies abandoned annually | The Citizen

A local non-governmental organisation, Baby Savers South Africa (BSSA) says over 10 000 babies are abandoned in the country annually. What’s worse is that the vast majority of infants are found dead. Baby Savers South Africa is part of a national coalition of organisations working to put an end to unsafe infant abandonment. The organisation’s … Read more

Arovane & Taylor Deupree – Skal_Ghost (12K)

What Your EArs Say & The Cover Looks LIke What We Say A couple of genuine underground electronic music authorities – Arovane & Taylor Deupree, known for their attention to sonic detail bonding over a favourite synth is as fine a collaborative catalyst as one could want; & I’m happy to report the result is an … Read more

Senegal need vintage Mane to break African World Cup barrier | The Citizen

When Bayern Munich signed Sadio Mane in June, the 32-time German champions knew they were getting a leader and a winner at both domestic and international level.  ALSO READ: ‘Fantastic’ comeback takes Tottenham into Champions League last 16 In addition to Premier League and Champions League triumphs with Liverpool, Mane led Senegal to the 2022 … Read more

Kasper Bjørke Quartet – Mother (Kompakt)

There’s certainly no lack of ambition in  Kasper Bjørke‘s graceful & contemplative neoclassical ambient biography of planet earth’s 4.5 billion year existence, its evolving lifeforms & humanity’s rapidly concluding walk on part. Fittingly for a project of such scope he’s collaborated with some genuine modern compositional virtuosos to tell this epic tale. For over two … Read more

Various Artists – Foil Selections Vol. 2 (Foil Imprints)

What Your Ears Say & The Cover Looks Like What We Say With barely a glance in the rearview mirror, New York’s artist run Foil Imprints label has been cruising the electronic music underground from experimental ambient to big system bangers for over a decade, with a pleasingly eclectic catalogue that’s not even afraid of … Read more

WATCH: South African school teacher slays Robot Boii | The Citizen

A South African school teacher has gone viral after she was filmed doing the popular “Robot Boii salary salary” challenge. The teacher, known only as ‘Mrs Bullock’ delighted pupils when she displayed her dancing skills to a group who had gathered around a table. Pupils cheered and a number of them had cellphones out recording … Read more

The Zenmenn and John Moods – Hidden Gem (Music From Memory)

What Your Ears Say & The Cover Looks Like What We Say Nice to hear The Zenmenn back on Music for Memory, this time with the fragile joys of John Mood‘s blue eyed soulful singer songwriting floating over their suitably soporific soul grooves, AOR nods and easy listening, borderline cheesy chops. what The Release Notes … Read more

All-inclusive holidays in high demand as South African wallets feel the pinch | The Citizen

Demand for all inclusive holidays are surging as South Africans opt for a one-stop shop approach to holidaymaking. Tour operator Marian Sandu of Africa Stay said that enquiries for package holidays have seen a sharp rise compared to previous years and, he added, demand for getaways that include meals and drinks are now higher than … Read more

Space Dimension Controller – Correlations (Clone)

What Your Ears Say & The Cover Looks LIke What We Say Sometimes you need some bump with your ambient escapism & there aren’t too many modern producers that do it better than Space Dimension Controller. Finally his Correlation EPs for Clone are available to stream; where he explores the full ambient house spectrum from … Read more