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Make-Overs Drop New EP

  This weekend The Con wants to draw your attention to the fact that Pretoria’s punk misfits Make-Overs have just dropped a new EP on Heligator Records, the Cincinnati, Ohio, based label. And it’s for a good cause. According to Heligator: “These four tracks seethe with a sense of dread and dissatisfaction, writhing in vitriol […]

Future Sound of Mzansi

  This weekend, The Con wants to bring to your attention two recent mix tapes that dropped in the past few weeks. The first is from Cape Town-based producer Jumping Black Slash and is titled Gqom Bhengz. Jumping Black Slash moved to South Africa from the UK and has immersed himself in the local kwaito […]

The Mushroom Hour Half Hour

  The Con would like to bring your attention to a new South African podcast and videocast, titled Mushroom Hour Half Hour, which just released it’s latest instalment Scamtho Shrooms. Below is what they have to say for themselves and the links you need to check them out.   The Mushroom Hour Half Hour began when three […]

Internet Jetset Zuper

  Whether you know him as the International Pantsula or Mfana Future, as one half of Dity Paraffin or a regular collaborator with LV, there is no denying that OkMalumKoolkat is the most interesting MC spitting rhymes in South Africa at the moment. So it’s great news that he has dropped a fresh new song […]

‘The Most Dangerous Drummer Alive’

  Chris Dave and the Drumhedz were one of the highlights of the 2014 edition of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival – a signpost as to where jazz is heading perhaps? If so, his debut offering, simply titled Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape, might be an indication of what we can expect. [You can […]