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No More Tuesdays: The Brother Moves On Take the Protest to Their Least Favourite Day of the Week

Last week Tuesday (30 April), Joburg’s The Brother Moves On played a show in their own lounge. It was an incredible gig and one that you can read about on The Con, here. During the show the Brother’s frontman, Siyabonga Mthembu, chanted “No More Tuesdays” repeatedly. At the time it seemed like just part of […]

Rumba in Dar es Salaam: Tanzania’s Music Heritage Repackaged and Reissued

Today The Con is drawing your attention to a great new mixtape from Radio Tanzania, which was recently made available via Okay Africa‘s Africa in Your Earbuds Mixtape series. The Tanzanian Heritage Project is an NGO dedicated to preserving and celebrating the musical heritage of Tanzania, with a particular focus on the archive of Radio Tanzania, the […]

Eighteen Years On: Bjork’s Army Of Me

Eighteen years ago to the day, on April 21, 1995, the Icelandic singer Bjork released a single by the name of Army of Me. It’s thumping industrial beat, Michel Gondry directed sci-fi video, featuring Bjork with metal teeth and its chorus of “If you complain, once more / You meet an army of me” made it […]