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...


Forthcoming in our Stories about Music in Africa series, a concert-lecture from Faustin Linyekula and Studios Kabako in Kisangani. More here...

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Faustin Linyekula: Studios Kabako


Forthcoming in Stories about Music in Africa, a look at Faustin Linyekula and Studios Kabako at work in Kisangani. Tune in at For more on Studios Kabako read here. Produced with kind support from Goethe-Institut and Pro Helvetia.  ( continue reading

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Stories about Music in Africa: Gospel Christian Porn Rap (FOKN Bois)

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Music: FOKN Bois [Wanlov the Kublor and M3NSA) Cameras: Karolina Juras, Ionela Stoica, Cristina Padurariu Production: Terry Ayugi, Ben Verghese Series Curator: Ntone Edjabe This is the third episode in Stories about Music in Africa, a series of monthly Pan African Space Station broadcasts, concert-lectures, recorded at satellite locations across the African world as well as at the Chimurenga headquarters in Cape Town. Produced with kind support from Goethe-Institut and Pro Helvetia.  ( 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 ]

Replay this performance: in Wanlov the Kubulor live [ Sun 09/11 17:39 ]

Credits and bio: in Wanlov the Kubolor live at Slave Church, PASS 2009 [ Sun 09/11 17:37 ]

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 ]