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Premiere: Georgia Anne Muldrow x Dudley Perkins Live in SA

Stream Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins never-before-heard hour-long live set at Cape Town's Langa township.


All photos by Niklas Zimmer

Back in late 2010, prolific husband and wife duo Georgia Anne Muldrow Dudley Perkins Okayplayer favorites from the go, and recurring Madlib collaborators —  touched down in Cape Town's Langa township to lay down a live set at the Pan African Festival for SA music platform The Pan African Space Station. Hop-and-skip some moons later and we get this never-before-heard audio from that G&D Cape Town show — one which showcases the seamless ways the couple has sonically complimented each other for years. Bonus: it was Georgia's B-day that day and at the 8-min mark you can hear the Cape Town crowd sing "Happy Birthday" to her. Stream the hour-long set, recorded live at Guga S'Thebes Centre, below and look out for G&D's upcoming The Lighthouse LP dropping May 21 via their own SomeOthaShip Connect label. Plus, see some pictures from the show below.

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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