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Analog Africa 'Ghana Mixtape' By Déni Shain

Déni Shain's 'Ghana Mixtape' for Analog Africa covers afrofunk, highlife, afrobeat and everything in between.


We've long been fans of Analog Africa and their consistent excavation of great sounds from across the continent. How could we forget their Africa Airways compilation? Today the German-based label dropped a true musical gem in the form of a Ghanaian mixtape spanning afrobeat, highlife, afrofunk and everything in between. Behind the mastertape/vinyl-pooled mix is AA friend Déni Shain, a French/Mexico-based DJ/producer with a taste for funky organ synths, claves and punchy brass riffs. Stream and download Shain's auditory journey into Ghana's bygone funk era below.

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A Tribute to Dr Sindi: South Africa's Duchess of Healing, Love and Kindness

The most sincere way to honour Dr Sindi van Zyl's legacy is to pay her kindness forward in exactly the way she did.

South Africans were recently reminded, yet again, of just how much the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to rob us of our loved ones. Dr Sindi van Zyl, beloved medical doctor, social media darling and Kaya FM radio host, succumbed to COVID-19 complications on April 10 after battling the disease for two months in hospital. And while South Africans, and some of her favourite brands, had collectively rallied to raise funds for Dr Sind's medical costs, the outcome was everything we hoped it would not be.

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