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Sound Card Product Matrix: Helping you choose what’s best for you!

A huge problem these days is how to advise readers on the best card for their needs when there are so many sound cards out there. This should help a lot!  

Soundcard review: Echo Indigo IO portable audio

The race to have the ultimate portable audio device is mounting as more manufactures are bringing out either Firewire or USB 2.0 based systems. An ideal application of the term portable is something that can fit into your pocket and the Echo Audio’s Indigo I/O is one item that fits that description.  

Gaston Roulston - One of SA's top Pro-Tools gurus

Gaston Roulston has worked all extensively in SA and Europe - and on some big post-production projects like the 007 and Harry Potter movies. We asked Gaston how he got to where he is starting out in South Africa and how you can do the same!  

You crack me up : Summer Guitar care in SA

How to look after your prized guitar this summer and how to prevent cracks from weather damage.  

Making That SA Hip Hop Beat (Part 2)

Back in the day we didn’t know how beats were made. I remember as a young mc in 1989 how I would buy a beat for R20. The beats were put onto a cassette and then I would take that to a studioto record my vocals. It was very simple...  

Anyone for Faya Combo? An interview with DJ Gregory

A number of DJ Gregory's tracks have become national anthems on South African dance floors like “Block Party” “Tourment D Amour” and “Tropical Sound Clash.” Starting with some techy-studio-talk, we moved through his DJing and music industry insights until the PR people came knocking on the door for the 3rd time to say, “seriously guys – our time is up now!”  

Making That SA Hip Hop Beat (Part 1)

What makes hip hop so unique is that it borrows from here, there and everywhere. MIO delves into the mythical world of beat mining and its history internationally in this first installment from Shane Heusdens.  
Spoek Mathambo & Oliver Mtukudzi Added To MTN Bushfire
More than 20,000 festival goers will enjoy dozens of artists from all over the world performing at a 100% socially responsible festival. More than just a music festival, MTN Bushfire is a celebration of live...
Time For South African Indies Music Week
Following a call for submission, over 30 bands made of up and coming musicians from around the country will gather to showcase their music over five days, with a grand finale set for...
SA Artists Nominated For The MTV MAMA
Celebrating musicians and achievers who have made the most impact on African youth culture throughout the year, MAMA 2014 will feature dazzling performances from African and international artists, including ...
Mzansi, Get Ready For Nas & Timbaland!
The event, which is hosted by Castle Lite, is exclusively produced by Timbaland who will also be performing on the day...
You Can Still Get Your SAMA Ticket
South African music lovers have the opportunity to experience all the glamour and drama of the 20th Annual South African Music Awards first-hand at the Sun City Superbowl on Monday, 28 April 2014...