Pan African Space Station

The Pan African Space Station (PASS) is a music platform on the internet and in venues across the African world.

PASS Radio: a unique freeform radio station streaming cutting edge music live online 24/7. Live Events: throughout the year, PASS plays host to genre-busting music outfits from global Africa dedicated to exploring new musical territory. More here...


From 5 - 7 September 2014, PASS will be at Ba re e ne re Lit Fest in Maseru.

Stay tuned for livestreams of selected sessions from the festival, plus interviews with participating authors, live music and DJ mixes and more.

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The invention of Africa by Franco & T.P.OK Jazz


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Wanlov the Kubolor live at Slave Church, PASS 2009

From the PASS arkives, Wanlov, one half of FOKN Bois, with band back in ’09.  Makganwana Mokgalong recalls the experience(s).  My first Wanlov the Kubolor experience was not quite an out of body experience, possibly not a once in a lifetime one either but a firmly unique experience it definitely was. From the back of the room all I could see was the back of people’s heads, and I numbed my irritation by convincing myself that I did not hear music with …  ( continue reading

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