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Posted on January 18 2013 by dirtyoldman

“The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival was a defining moment for the local electronic music scene, now clearly marked on the international map but more importantly in the hearts and minds of its South African followers.” –,  April 2012 March 2012 saw a selection of Cape Town’s electronic music scene come together in celebration [...]

Podcast: Electrotrash & Red Bull Studios CT presents Mix & Match 05 Women Who Kill

Posted on December 10 2012 by dirtyoldman

We are proud to present the fifth installment of our monthly podcast series, Mix & Match. This month we had Women Who Kill, aka Johan Venter, in studio. Covering everthing from his start on the Violin to his first forays into electronic music, and the akward Hanson stage in between, the show also features some [...]

Free Tickets: Resident Advisor brings the Horizons Events to South Africa with World’s #1 DJ, Seth Troxler!

Posted on December 6 2012 by dirtyoldman

Seth Troxler is hitting our shores and we have 2 sets of double tickets to give away to the Cape Town show. To enter simply send an email to and let us know the name and release date of Seth Troxler’s first release. Competition closes 14th December 23:59. One entry per person, winners will [...]

Red Bull Studio Live at Synergy 2012

Posted on November 23 2012 by dirtyoldman

The last Red Bull Studio Live festival line-up for 2012 is as armed to teeth as ever. This time the we’re setting up shop at Synergy Live and with one of the world’s most revered Electronic acts, the Prodigy headlining, what better place to showcase SA’s Electronic Music champions. From peak-hour, crowd-surfing Electro-Thrash and Drum [...]

Red Bull Studio Sessions 04 presented by JakobSnake: Album Launch at Cold Turkey this Sunday

Posted on November 9 2012 by dirtyoldman

The Red Bull Studio Sessions 04 is a DJ mix compilation of some of the freshest cuts to come out of the vaults of the Red Bull Studio in Cape Town over the past year. Mixed and curated by JakobSnake, the music takes a journey through the best and most forward thinking South African Electronica, [...]

The Frown – Dark Arts (Big Space Remix)

Posted on November 8 2012 by dirtyoldman

The Frown get the remix treatment from Big Space, who brings in his own brand of afro-house meets space disco. Sexy time courtesy of soft keys and pads from the nebula next door. If you dig the tune and wanna play it out, why not buy it over at Bandcamp for the price of your [...]

Bruno Pronsato at CT Train Lodge

Posted on November 8 2012 by dirtyoldman

If you missed this party, you missed out! Bruno Pronsato graced our shores with his presence this past weekend playing a show in Jozi and CPT, bring with him is laptop and his own brand of techno/tech-house. Make Believe secured the CT Train Lodge as the venue for the Cape Town leg of the party, [...]

Synergy Live 2012 presents The Prodigy

Posted on November 1 2012 by dirtyoldman

Voted the ‘Greatest Dance Act of all Time’ by Mixmag in 2012, Synergy Live is proud to present The Prodigy! Technorati Tags: Synergy Live, 2012, The Prodigy

Johnny Neon – Teenage Sunset

Posted on November 1 2012 by dirtyoldman

Johnny Neon is heading to Germany to spread his brand of death electropop in Europe. As a parting gift he sent us his latest offering entitled Teenage Sunset. Typically Johnny, it features an arped bass, sliding synths and drum programming straight out of the 80s. Grab it below and drive into the Sunset! Download: Technorati [...]

Gay Thing – Skinny Dippin’ Angel Pussy & Ya Moan

Posted on October 31 2012 by dirtyoldman

Gay Thing and their brand of high energy electropop with camp lyrics, are pushing out material at a intense pace. Since the last time we featured them, they’ve dropped three new tracks for your downloading and listening pleasure. Now that summer’s here, there’s no excuse to get silly in very little clothing, so slap the [...]

Alan Kruger – Old Crock (Music Video)

Posted on October 30 2012 by dirtyoldman

Johannesburg born Alan Kruger started his career in 1999 as a rap producer with electro influences. These days he producers quality techno with a Berlin feel and spends his time playing throughout Europe. Old Crock has a groove reminiscent of Paul Kalkbrenner, complete with  horns. Check out the video below or listen to it on [...]


Posted on October 30 2012 by dirtyoldman

SLABOFMISUSE is a Cape Town producer of downtempo Glitch/Hip Hop. Having previously released the fifth installment of Denver based, Cold Busted’s Street bangerz, his self-titled EP is available as a free download below. Slow and sexy, this is music for the laid back days. Download: Technorati Tags: SLABOFMISUES, EP, Glitch, Hip Hop, Electronica, South Afria

YESTERDAYʼS PUPIL Releases PART 4: The Goodbye Remix Edition

Posted on October 29 2012 by dirtyoldman

Tuesday, the 23rd of October, saw the release of Part 4 of Yesterdayʼs Pupilʼs new album for free download. Part 4 is entitled The Goodbye Remix Edition and features remixes of the song ʻGoodbyeʼ by renowned SA artists. Goodbye was featured on Part 1 (Singularity) which was released in November last year. After the release [...]

The Watermark High – The Disconnect

Posted on October 26 2012 by dirtyoldman

The Disconnect is the latest offering from Jozi based, downtempo producer, The Watermark High. Coming off his new EP entitled “In Flux”, which will be available on a “name your price” basis on Monday (29/10/2012). For full details check out While you wait for monday, grab The Disconnect below and put it on repeat. [...]