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Spring is HERE music lovers!! - 1 September 2016
Fine. Winter was a little strange in South Africa this year round, but no stress because Summer is already on its way. Spring has arrived and it's time to change gear and make beautiful memories.
We wish you some fun time in the sun and will be bringing you great music to complement. So stay tuned (:

Technical Glitch with Newsletter - 26 August 2016
A few of our readers have been receiving multiple emails of the August Newsletter. This is not deliberate. It is rather a result of a technical glitch on our server. We are doing all we can to resolve this speedily. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for being patient regardless. We hope this will not deter from the content we have put together for you this month.

Launching a music fundamentals series - 25 August 2016
After launching a successful new format music workshop earlier this month, we decided that it was time we afforded ALL our supporters a chance to understand music more fundamentally. We have launched an online series on music fundamentals to help you grasp music concepts most often referenced in music jokes and conversations. On successful completion, you will be music literate (:

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Celebrating Our Heroes - 23 August 2016
It is believed that each generation has heroes of its time. In 1956, 20 000 women of all races marched against the Apartheid government demanding the abolishment of the pass laws. It was such a heroic stance that we have annually dedicated the entire month of August to honor women. Though it makes you wonder who the heroes of our generation are. Doesn't it?

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Is South Africa ready for change? - 17 August 2016
On 3 August 2016, South Africans took to the polls to elect who to run their local governments. The results produced a tummy-knotting rollercoaster not even the most prolific prescient medium could have predicted. But then again are we ready for change?

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South Africa National Anthem & Madiba - 18 July 2016
In 2009, we had the opportunity to perform our rendition of the South African National Anthem. Admittedly a really fun experience for us, the Government officials present didn't think so.

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Stompie Mavi lyrics online - 4 July 2016
It's rather alarming that lyrics by such an influential composer as Stompie Mavi were not available anywhere online - until now of course!
We have compiled lyrics from his biggest hits and loaded them up in our repository.
We are increasing this collection daily to ensure you need to look no further for a reliable source of African lyrics.

Let us know if you have a favourite artist whose lyrics you would like us to work on.

Lyrics Repository - 19 June 2016
The lyrics repository project has now begun. Headover to our lyrics page to pick up your favourite set of lyrics. Stay tuned as we will be rapidly populating this list.

Tips and Tricks to create your own music - 7 June 2016
Are you in an a cappella band and would like to take your music to the next level? Perhaps you are a composer/arranger for a vocal ensemble or choir and would like to take that old arrangement in a different direction. Or maybe you're just an enthusiast curious about how to create sophisticated harmonies. WELL, we have been thinking about you and are finally launching a series of articles aimed at sharing with you how such music is created.

First up, Vusi has written a great article on how to compose/arrange for a contemporary a cappella ensemble. It's a well-worth read.
Let us know what you think in the comments section.


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