Caricatures of musicians by The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in New Illustration on Wednesday 4 April 2012

Here are some caricatures of musicians that I recently completed. The obvious big names are Jack White and Lana Del Rey, while the two newbies are South African upstarts Spoek Mathambo and Johannine.

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Free download of the new Markus Wormstorm album

Dave Meinert Reader Find

By Dave Meinert in New Music on Saturday 17 March 2012

Former collaborator and world’s biggest internet troll, Ninja from Die Antwoord, calls Markus Wormstorm ‘short and fat’, but electro wunderkind Wormstorm’s comeback is to kill him with kindness and talent as he releases his latest album, Not I, But A Friend, for free, throwing in a party at a deserted mansion. Other well-known former creative partner, Spoek Mathambo, […]

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Darkwave cover of Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control

Contributions Reader Find

By Rachel Brown in New Music on Thursday 9 February 2012

Control, a ‘darkwave township house’ cover of the Joy Division classic She’s Lost Control, is the fourth single to be taken from South African producer/DJ Spoek Mathambo’s album, Mshini Wam. The video was shot in Langa, a township in Cape Town and was made using a cast made up mainly of kids from the local […]

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Haunting video for Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control

Kathalijne Van Zutphen Reader Find

By Kathalijne Van Zutphen in New Music on Friday 13 January 2012

Pieter Hugo is one of South Africa’s most talented photographers, probably best known for his Hyena Men, Nollywood and Permanent Error series’. When he ventured off into the world of video, it would only make sense for him to join up with one of the freshest MC’s in the country, Spoek Mathambo. Together they created […]

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MFB Urzwerg Analog Sequencer

DJ Wool Reader Find

By DJ Wool in New Products on Saturday 18 June 2011

I sequence a Roland MC 202 and an MFB Kratzwerg Semi Modular Synth from this bad boy. I was getting really sick of my so called ‘playing’ of keyboards and midi and was getting myself into a right old rut when my friend Andrew Phillpott suggested getting an analog sequencer to inject some more originality into my notation.

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Spoek Mathambo’s Don’t Mean To Be Rude video

Troy Mattison Hicks Reader Find

By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Music on Friday 14 January 2011

I love the chill vibe in this semi-raunchy video by South African artist Spoek Mathambo. Don’t Mean to Be Rude features Zaki Ibrahim, the devil and some gritty-grimey booty dancing. Dig it!

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