DJ Neo SA starts off by playing at a great height!

 

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DJ Neo SA’s larger than life personality is personified by his towering frame. Not only does the breadth of his capabilities apply to his height, it also extends itself to the amount of genres that he plays at a given set – as he likes to mix it up a bit.

With youth comes the need to experiment, take risks and still discover one’s sound without limiting yourself. This is the stage at which the Alberton-based DJ Neo SA, born Neo Dube, is at in his career. We quizzed the lively and sociable young man on his recently launched career – from his sound, memorable moments thus far and career ambitions.

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Tatiana Thaele launches The Flute Practice channel on YouTube

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Tatiana Thaele who is one half of the group Duo Bel Canto alongside Eben Meyer, has embarked on taking her musical education to the online world by launching The Flute Practice channel on YouTube.

She had this to say regarding the channel via her Facebook profile:

“Flutist, flautist and other interested musicians….welcome to my latest adventure! A channel for practice/practice, performance and other flute and music related matters. This project is still in its infancy so I would love all your input…after all this is actually a space meant for you!” – Tatiana Thaele

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If you want to know more about the lovely flute lady, make sure you read her interview with us from November of 2015, like The Flute Practice Facebook Page and subscribe to the  YouTube Channel

KING//HER pens an emotional “minimal” point on Slayed Selections Episode 08

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The unofficially crowned “KING” of Techno, TechHouse and Minimal Tech DJ known as KING//HER, prepared a minimal set on Slayed Selections Episode 08.

This particular episode was special KING//HER as she  expressed on her official blog and official Facebook page:

EPISODE 08 OF KING//HER SLAYED SELECTIONS HAD ME IN TEARS, I GOT REALLY EMOTIONAL WITH THIS ONE. READ WHY IN MY BLOG AND DON’T FORGET TO ‘SUBSCRIBE'” – KING//HER

 If you are not yet familiar with her Techno, TechHouse and Minimal sounds: check out her Slayed Selections Mixes. If you want to know even more about her, then you can read the interview with KING//HER from March in 2016.

 

KING//HER to slay News Cafe: Newtown

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If you happen be in the Johannesburg CBD area on Thursday the 26th of May and happen to knock off work early, make sure to make your way to  News Cafe: Newtown – in time to catch Tech DJ sensation KING//HER doing her thing there.

KING//HER will be up in action from 4PM – 5PM at News Cafe, which is located at Newtown Mall Junction Mall.

Also ensure to read the interview with KING//HER from March in 2016. Also if you are not familiar with her Techno, TechHouse and Minimal sounds: check out her Slayed Selections Mixes.

 

Introducing Sicks the inventor!

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Sicks is back! Those who know this rapper-cum-producer would know that he had hung up his mic to focus on the mixing desk, that is, being a producer. He has since re-branded himself as an all-round creative and picked up the mic again!

At times, for one to move forward one may have to take a step backward. This is what Sicks exemplifies. Through spending his recreational time making beats, he was then able to express himself over those beats, therefore giving us a whole artistic creation of his own.

This young man from Richards Bay has worked with the likes of Illy Amin and Tony Dangler from the Revivolution. He shed some light on his career and his plans for the future.

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KING//HER presents Slayed Selections Episode 07 for lucky hard dance fans!

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KING//HER slays another session for lucky number 7 with Slayed Selections Episode 07 ,

“This mix for me was quite intense, I have had quite a rough week and I needed to figure out a way of channeling all my emotions into this one, not everything can be roses and daisies but we do what we can to survive ….
I AM STRONGER …. played a genre that was super intense… I needed it!” – KING//HER

Make sure you also take a listen to Episode: 01 , Episode: 02 , Episode: 03 ,  Episode 04 , Episode 05  and Episode 06 of the  Slayed Selections Series.

If you want to know more about KING//HER, please read our interview with DJ extraordinaire KING//HER, conducted in March of 2016.

Duo Bel Canto perfoming Alfeios : Ancient Greek Music written by Cornelis Jordaan

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Tatiana Thaele (Flute) and Eben Meyer (Guitar) from the group Duo Bel Canto, delved into a Ancient Greek classical piece entitled Alfeios, which was written by Cornelis Jordaan. This is just part 1  of  Alfeios the rest of the installments still yet to be released.

 

Don’t forget to read our interviews with Eben Meyer conducted last month and Tatiana Thaele which was published in November of 2015.

KING//HER presents Mashup Mondays: Electric Jabs/Shots Fired

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Techno, TechHouse and Minimal DJ Extraordinaire KING//HER has  released her first Mashup Monday single entitled Electric Jabs/Shots Fired.  This mash up is a hashing of Pinball by Paul C & Paolo M with vocals from KING//HER’s truly! The single is available for free download and streaming. 

 

Be sure to read our interview with KING//HER from back in March of this year. Also be on the lookout for the  continuing episodes of her Slayed Selections mixes.

KING//HER puts some ‘Respek’ on her name on Slayed Selections Episode 06

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Off the back end of the now immortalised  and trending #Respek  ultimatum as started by Co-Founder of Cash Money Records Brian “Baby” Williams, who is more popularly known as Birdman – KING//HER ensured to slay Episode 06 of the Slayed Selections series. With that she  put some extra “Respek” on it!

In Slayed Selections Episode 06 she put together a Miami (ironically where Birdman is based) and Ibiza inspired TechHouse sound. 

Make sure you also take a listen to Episode: 01 , Episode: 02 , Episode: 03 ,  Episode 04 and Episode 05 of the  Slayed Selections Series.

If you want to know more about KING//HER, please read our interview with DJ extraordinaire KING//HER, conducted in March of 2016.