Pass Blog

The PASS Blog is a timeline, a history and an archive of all activity on the Pan African Space Station. Here you can scroll back in time to see information on past events, collaborators biographies, PASS features and more.

INDESTRUCTIBLE BEATS – Ra Mava & Ben V – Friday 26 July

DJs Ra Mava and Ben V of Indestructible Beats are live on PASS this evening.

Tune in right here from 6pm (SA time)

Also, if in Cape Town, make sure to catch their event tomorrow afternoon. More info here.

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FUTURIST – Tribute to Joao Gilberto and the Universal Soul of Brazil – 23 July

Join us via the spaceways for a tribute to Brazil and the late Joao Gilberto from Grant Jurius AKA Futurist (one part of Future Nostalgia) from 4pm today. Tune in here to listen (Artwork by Grant Jurius)  ( continue reading

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Listen to the launch of “Sankomota: An Ode in One Album”, LIVE at Chimurenga Factory, Cape Town

“Perhaps outside of Fela’s Egypt 80, very few music bands have managed to influence their countries in the manner and to the extent that Sankomota did. Their emergence, explosive musical repertoire and long-lasting musical effect could neither be predicted nor expected. The effect of their music on the conscience of mortals and politicians alike, can still be felt even today.” On 31 May, we hosted the launch of Phehello Mofokeng‘s reflective essay on Lesotho’s greatest band, Sankomota. “An Ode in One …  ( continue reading

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DJ Joymode – 19 July 2019

Affecting space in the place, Joey Modiba AKA Joymode plays a live set from 6pm tonight. Tune in right here to listen.  ( continue reading

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Xee & CodeKid LIVE – 10 June 2019

Today from 3pm (SA time), Xee and CodeKid of Globalize Yourself Stereo will be performing live on PASS. Tune in right here to listen!  ( continue reading

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Masande Ntshanga in conversation w/ Bongani Kona – 6 June 2019

Today from 3pm (SA time), author Masande Ntshanga will be joining us on PASS to talk about his latest offering ‘Triangulum’. He will be joined in conversation by Bongani Kona. Don’t miss this! Tune in right here!  ( continue reading

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ChiNdanga! Radio – Tuesday 28 May

Pan African Space Station hosts ‘ChiNdanga! Radio’, a live radio broadcast with Nyauist and Godobori today – Tuesday 28 May – from 3pm (SA time). Tune in here!  ( continue reading

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The launch of ‘Sankomota: An Ode in One Album’ – Friday 31 May

Please join us for the book launch of ‘Sankomota: An Ode in One Album’, happening next Friday 31 May at Chimurenga Factory (157 Victoria Road, Woodstock, Cape Town) from 5:30pm. The session will be led by Sabelo Mcinziba in conversation with the author Phehello Mofokeng.       “Sankomota: An Ode in One Album – A Reflective Essay” is the result of many years of research and obsession about the music and band of Sankomota. The book is a slim offering …  ( continue reading

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PASS presents tectonik:TOMBWA – A solo performance by Victor Gama

  Pan African Space Station presents tectonik:TOMBWA – a solo performance by composer and instrument designer Victor Gama on Wednesday 15 May from 8pm. Where: Chimurenga Factory (157 Victoria Road, Woodstock, Cape Town) Tickets: R100 at the door from 7pm tectonik:TOMBWA In 1983, Angolan anthropologist Augusto Zita N’Gonguenho initiated a research project in the southwest coast of Angola using both scientific and non-western methods such as divinatory practices that stemmed from Angolan knowledge systems. Unfortunately Augusto Zita’s research was interrupted by his …  ( continue reading

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PASS landing at MUMA, Melbourne

From 11-13 April 2019, the Pan African Space Station landed in the stolen and occupied land of the Boonwurrung (of the Kulin nation), in what is known today as Australia. Invited by Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) as part of an exhibition entitled Shapes of Knowledge, PASS explored “Black Australia” historical and current connections to pan Africanism and their participation in FESTAC ’77 – the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture which took place in Lagos in …  ( continue reading

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