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Jukebox: Freshlyground

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Good vibe and fun beats from South African band Freshlyground. I’m looking forward to downloading the full albums.

Shashank Bengali writes a positive review from the 10th Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

One of the big draws was a young South African pop group called Freshlyground. A racially diverse group that mixes R&B, jazz and pop sounds — some record stores don’t seem to know in which section to stock their two successful albums — they’re one of the most popular homegrown bands today. After their set on Friday, when an announcer called their tunes “the soundtrack of a new South Africa,” you couldn’t help but feel he was right.

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Written by Niall

April 12, 2009 at 11:13 am

Posted in music, South Africa

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  1. […] leave a comment » That’s the english translation of the Xhosa song, Nomvula, from  Freshlyground (see previous post). […]


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