Tag Archives: Shangaan Electro

The Internet is Killing the Record Company: Gatekeepers Be Damned

The Internet has killed the record company, writes Lloyd Gedye, who is revelling in sticking the boot into its commercial, flatulent corpse. But why are independent artists still hung up on getting released the old-fashioned way? The other day I was in the video store when I ran into Warren Cohen (aka Ampersand), Johannesburg’s songwriter-cum-noise […]

Shangaan Electro Gets Released on Jialong: We Chat to Label Boss Dan Snaith

First Honest Jons went crazy for Shangaan Electro and know it’s boutique dance label Jialong’s turn. The  label run by Dan Snaith, the mastermind behind last year’s fantastic Daphni record and the band Caribou, has cottoned on to the Shangaan Electro Styling’s of South Africa’s Richard Mthetwa AKA Nozinja. Jialong recently released two tracks Heke Heke and […]