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Hilton Schilder :: Cape Gypsy

“I’m totally into music as a composer. It’s my whole life. It’s my philosophy. It’s my religion. I started composing very young and the compositions have grown until now. Actually, it’s all just one long composition.” It’s the opening sequence … Continue reading

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Achmat Sabera :: Hand-Crafted Cape Instruments

Although artistic license renders Achmat Sabera as a youthful man sans spectacles and wispy grey beard, it is fitting that a craftsman who occupies the humble wings of Cape Town’s dazzling carnival should be inadvertently celebrated by our national postal … Continue reading

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Ernestine Deane & The Vision

Ernestine Deane’s multi-faceted artistic trajectory has seen her fronting the electro combo MoodPhase5, a group that propelled Cape Town sound into the “naughties” with the millenium masterpiece Steady On (2000). A softer solo release, Dub for Mama, appeared in 2007 … Continue reading

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