Thath’i Cover Okestra – perform a collaborative re-exploration of kwaito arranged, directed and conducted by Bokani Dyer on 4 November 2012 at Guga S’thebe Arts & Culture Centre, Langa.
Pics by Roxanne Davids. More here
And it’s not over – Thath’i Cover Okestra live at Gugas streaming oat 6pm this eve (SA time). Mogale’s after-party set will follow. Tune in.
Ntshuks Bonga leads Brydon Bolton (double bass) and Claude Cozen (drums) from washes of buzzes, whispers, percussive clicks and flutters to wild howls, hoots, rattles, bangs, roars, squeals and other less describable sounds (and sounds-within-sounds) during their PASS set on Wednesday 25 January, 2012.
We thank Roger Young, for being with us throughout our 2010 orbit, for Niklas Zimmer and Yasser Booley for living and loving it behind the lens. Space 2: Re-Entry Thursday, October 14th, 2010 by Roger Young, images by Niklas Zimmer and Yasser Booley The Slave Church in Long Street is filled with an open heartedness that seems to warm and radiate off the walls; from the people filled wooden pews and the old altar with its two rickety wooden flights …
On the 15th of June 2010 a party in Observatory, Cape Town soured. An effort that had been organised by friends to celebrate my birthday and that of a close friend slowed and dragged. Text messages flooded phones, calls were rejected and friends hugged each other in small corners away from the prying eyes of those who were not aware of what had just happened. The passing of Busi Mhlongo came as would a message saying, “meet me at three, …
Niklas Zimmer (played at PASS last night with Garth Erasmus and Brendon Bussy) was one of the photographers happy to play snapperazi over PASS Live. He’s shared his gumbo mix of all the day, artists, friends and family he captured on film. Zim, Zimmer, we Thank You!