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Toumani Diabate – LIVE at Slave Church, Cape Town (2009)

Out of the arkives… during the month of PASS 2009, Toumani Diabate performs live in Cape Town’s Slave Lodge bringing Mandinka history lessons that chart 700+ years.

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Floating Points LIVE at Gugu S’thebe Theatre

On 7 March 2017, Pan African Space Station (PASS) hosted UK musician, composer, producer, DJ and neuroscientist Floating Points (aka Sam Shepard) LIVE at Guga S’Thebe Theatre in Langa. His DJ work and love for vinyl records has taken him all over the world, with Brazil and Japan favourite regular destinations. This Pan African Space Station (PASS) show will be his first trip to southern Africa and shall see Floating Points perform a vinyl DJ set using his rotary “travel” mixer …  ( continue reading

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Soul Housing Project live

Soul Housing Project live from the Chimurenga office, Pan African Market, Cape Town. Coming at 9pm tonight (local time). Listen to audio here. For images click play on the player: Join the conversation at #PanAfricanSpaceStation and/or comment above or below.  ( continue reading

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Philip Tabane & Malombo Live

Listen to enigmatic, innovative seer and composer-band leader Doctor Philip Tabane’s Saturday afternoon set, recorded live at Guga S’Thebe Centre in Langa. [display_podcast]  ( continue reading

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Johnny Cradle live @ PASS

From the PASS Live Platform last week -if you missed the shows…here’s Johnny, recorded live at the Albert Hall on September 30. [display_podcast]  ( continue reading

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Mbuso T Live

Listen to Mbuso T’s evolutionary Maf & So set recorded live at Albert Hall, Woodstock on September 29. [display_podcast] Mbuso T has blazed a beat trail that’s led him from splice and dicing mix tapes in Soweto, to pioneering all-night street bashes, sending dancefloors crazy, redefining the rhythm of the airwaves and establishing dance labels such as SoulCandi and Phezulu Records. His latest Maf & So evolution builds on his eclectic decade long legacy, mixing street-infected Soweto funk with spirited …  ( continue reading

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More more more… Future last night at PASS

Delicate and brutal, feverish and fearless, beautiful and ugly, Kabako Studio’s More more more… Future literally exploded last night at launch of PASS live music festival. It’s the story of the Congo and its brutal history, but it’s also a story of here and now, one that transcends a nation and thereby redefines our sense of belonging to history and the world. Much of the story is told in between repetitive images of bodies, grotesque and unexpected, that pervade the …  ( continue reading

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Sangam live at PASS

Reza Khota on guitar, Kyle Shepherd on sax, Ronan Skillen on tabla. This is deeeeep. Live and direct from PASS studio. [display_podcast]  ( continue reading

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Songs for Biko

Join us for Songs for Biko, and other stomps, screams and prayers: a 24-hr marathon praise party to launch PASS 2010. PASS Studios (Africa Centre, 44 Long Street, Cape Town) Sat 11 Sept to Sun 12 Sept, (Biko Day) Welcome drinks on Saturday 11 Sept from 10pm, and at midnight PASS radio launches with DJs, musicians, soundists, poets, generally noise people presenting music and sound inspired by Steve Biko’s work; or reading from his words in I Write What I …  ( continue reading

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