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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...

......In space since 2008......

PASS pop-up studio is in orbit! Tune in to the stream to hear sessions from New York, London, Paris and more. Announcements on 2016 landings coming now-now. Check the PASS blog for the latest. Leap here...

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“It’s a shame, they’ll never change” Lefifi Tladi x Sibusile Xaba x Tumi Mogoroso

Recorded on windy night in April, 2o16, this Stories About Music in Africa featured the poet Lefifi Tladi (Garunkuwa) with Sibusile Xaba (PMB) on the guitar and Tumi Mogorosi (JHB) on the drums. Stories about Music in Africa is an ongoing project of the Pan African Space Station, produced with kind support from Pro Helvetia, JHB.  ( continue reading

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PASS Pop-up in New York


From 11 to 15 November 2015, the Chimurenga Library hosted PASS with a live broadcasting programme of music, interviews, and events with Chimurenga collaborators in New York, including musicians, journalists, writers, curators, and filmmakers. The live broadcast studio functioned amidst an installation that brought together pop-up stores that experiment with trade, informal economies, aesthetics and body language, music and spoken word, mobility and infrastructure. Working with collaborators such as Brooklyn-based African Record Centre and Yoruba Book Center (established 1971); artist …  ( continue reading

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