Kid Fonque 100% South African Electronic Mix

” I was offered the chance to mix a 100% South African Electronic Mix for CTEMF (Cape Town Electronic Music Festival). Lots of favorites from some amazing local talent. ” – Kid Fonquekid fonque signature pic - South African

Kid Fonque has become a vital part of South African electronic music and club culture over the last 20 years. Uniquely accomplished in both influence and scope, he is an over-achiever in every one of his roles; DJ, Producer Label Owner, promoter and more recently, Radio Presenter.

Firmly established as a tastemaker in South Africa, Kid Fonque’s influence can be felt and heard in the music of the many artists he has helped nurture with his role as label manager of Africa’s seminal dance label Soul Candi Records and now his new venture with Jullian Gomes in their new label Stay True Sounds. source – Kid Fonque FB Continue reading “Kid Fonque 100% South African Electronic Mix”

New Gorillaz Mixtape Inspired by kick-ass Female Electronic Musicians

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Gorillaz member Noodle shared a eclectic mix exclusively featuring work by women artists, with material spanning the last 50 years.

For the 30-minute selection, the cartoon artist ties together tracks from Hyperdub affiliate Fatima Al Qadiri, American electronic music pioneer Laurie Anderson, Canadian art pop musician Grimes, and more. : source Thump

It seems like slowly but surely, animated aughties musical sensation Gorillaz are making their way back into the zeitgeist, releasing a a slew of new (non-music) content in the build-up to the release of a brand new album.  : Source papermag Continue reading “New Gorillaz Mixtape Inspired by kick-ass Female Electronic Musicians”