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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...


Now live, the second concert-lecture in the PASS series Stories about Music in Africa, Revolting Songs by Neo Muyanga. More here...

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Stories about Music in Africa: Revolting Songs (Neo Muyanga)

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Credits Music: Neo Muyanga Cameras: Siphelo Guwa, Dudumalingani Mqombothi, Malik Ntone-Edjabe Sound: Martin Sims, Michael Rodger Editing: Malik Ntone-Edjabe Production: Terry Ayugi, Ben Verghese Series Curator: Ntone Edjabe Thanks too to Brundyn+ Gallery and Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism. This is the second episode in Stories about Music in Africa, a series of monthly Pan African Space Station broadcasts, concert-lectures, recorded at the Chimurenga headquarters in Cape Town as well as satellite locations across the African world. Produced with kind support …  ( continue reading

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Neo Muyanga is a Soweto-born composer and musician living in Cape Town. He co-founded Pan African Space Station with Ntone Edjabe in 2008 (or was it in Yeoville in the 1990s?). June 2014 saw the debut of his opera, The Struggle is My Life, based on an episode in the life of Nelson Mandela and commissioned by Opera Africa. For further information:  ( continue reading

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In the (Chronic) listening room, Bra Neo asks: "Does Mapfumo’s Chimurenga music – struggle music – still have any meaning today?" in Neo Muyanga bio [ Wed 14/01 14:43 ]

Thanks Djef, collection of PASS arkive here: in Digging PASS Arkive [ Tue 17/06 13:17 ]

IS there an arkive for past shows? How might one locate them otherwise? Is the radio stream down?... in Digging PASS Arkive [ Mon 19/05 00:58 ]

Soul Housing Project: Sakhile Moleshe - Vocals Bokani Dyer - Keyboards Eugene "Mr Grooves" Ackerman - Bass Larnelle Gordon - Drums Al "Dirt" du Toit ... in Soul Housing Project live [ Tue 29/04 22:14 ]

Tuned in. Blissfully floating through the planets.... in We Travel The Space Ways [ Mon 24/03 11:40 ]

have looked thru the passcasts...where can i hear theo parrish live at the albert hall?... in Theo Parrish Live [ Tue 11/03 11:03 ]

Salut Jean Claude, For PASS, see/hear this 2010 broadcast: And visit our mothership: in PASS 2014 [ Wed 12/02 16:05 ]