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Spoek Mathambo x Boiler Room Mix at Studio Africa

Watch and stream Spoek Mathambo's sublime kwaito/afro-tech and more set at our Diesel + Edun Studio Africa's Boiler Room party in London.


South Africa and the diaspora's go-to electro-experimentalist Spoek Mathambo recently held down the decks at our Diesel + EDUN Studio Africa party with Boiler Room in London — where he rained down 30-minutes of sublime kwaito, afro-tech and straight-up electronic bangers. Watch the video above, stream the mix below, and someone please tell us where to snatch those frames Spoek's wearing.

[H/T Studio Africa, Ghetto Bassquake]

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