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Analog Africa's 'Angola Soundtrack 2: Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969​-​1978'

Analog Africa drops Angola Soundtrack 2 1969​-​1978,' the sequel to its critically acclaimed compilation from a golden age in Angola's music history.


Continuing to unearth rare musical finds from the continent, Analog Africa dug deeper for a sequel to its critically acclaimed Angola compilation released back in 2010. Angola Soundtrack 2 unveils 21 additional tracks from a renaissance period in Angola's music history– the years 1969-1978 in which rhythms from Luanda's islands converged with psychedelic imports from the Congolese guitar along with Latin grooves, Caribbean merengue and Angola's carnival bands to create a distinctly Angolan form. The follow-up compilation boasts of lesser known cuts from the likes of Rebita, Semba and Kazukuta. Check below to stream the latest from Analog Africa via their newly launched bandcamp.

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South African Designer Thebe Magugu Becomes International Woolmark Prize Finalist

Multi award-winning South African fashion designer, Thebe Magugu, has been named as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize.

Thebe Magugu has reportedly been announced as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize, according to IOL. The multi award-winning fashion designer from South Africa is gunning for the annual prize which is reportedly worth over two million Rand (approximately USD 131 140). Magugu is contesting against five other finalists from around the world including Nigerian designer, Kenneth Ize. Magugu won the highly acclaimed 2019 LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) award and made history as the first African to do so. This might just be another win for the young designer and we're certainly here for it.

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