Monthly Archives: July 2015

TMW Goes To The Movies

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S3E17 – TMW Goes To The Movies by Tune Me What? on Mixcloud

What puts the pop in popcorn? Some great tunes, of course! This week we’re off to the movies to keep our ears peeled for some of the best South African music used in films. Whether they’re local productions or international flicks about South Africa, nothing sets the scene like some authentic SA music. So join us for the next 60 minutes in our virtual bioscope!

Once you’ve heard the tunes, why not see if you can get your hands on some of the movies too?

This episode features tunes by:

  • Cherry Faced Lurchers
  • Die Heuwels Fantasties
  • Freshly Ground
  • Jack Parow
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Manhattan Brothers
  • Max Normal
  • Noise Khanyile
  • Petit Cheval
  • Radio kalahari Orkes
  • Vusi Mahlasela

We really appreciate your feedback. We’re always open to suggestions and even requests! If you’re a South African musician living or touring internationally, do let us know about your concerts, album releases or tours – we’d love to give you a punt on the show.

Our email address is yesno@tunemewhat.com But most importantly, if you enjoy the show, tell your friends about Tune Me What?! You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TuneMeWhat

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Catch up with Tune Me What?

Catch-Up-with-TMWWell, we’re half way through Season 3 and it’s time for us to a week off to enjoy the summer. But it’s a great time to catch up on past episodes. There are now 80 episodes of Tune Me What? – all available right here, or through iTunes.

Laugh along with some of our more zany themed episodes and dive right into South African music history with some of our special feature shows, or even meet some of the celebrities who have popped into our virtual studio to spin some of their favourite tracks.

Next week we’ll be back with a trip to the cinema, as we look at some great South African music used in movies.

See you again next week!

 

Your Shot at the Grahamstown Festival Experience

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S3E16 – Your Shot at the Grahamstown Festival Experience by Tune Me What? on Mixcloud

Leon and Brett have always loved the Grahamstown Festival and it is one of the things they miss most about their adopted home town.  In years past, if they weren’t busking and gigging, they’d be found furiously doing paste-ups and write-ups for teh various festival media or trying to blag their way into shows. SO join them for a virtual festival – nit including the sights and the smells –  as they feature some of the acts who appeared last week at the festival, along with some who have won ‘best-of-the-fest awards’ in the music category in recent years.

This episode features:

  • Beatenberg
  • Boo!
  • Gloria Bosman
  • Johnny Clegg
  • Max-Hoba
  • Pops Mohammed
  • Qadasi & Maqhinga
  • Ray Phiri
  • Shortstraw
  • Sibongile Khumalo
  • Steve Newman

We really appreciate your feedback. We’re always open to suggestions and even requests! If you’re a South African musician living or touring internationally, do let us know about your concerts, album releases or tours – we’d love to give you a punt on the show.

Our email address is yesno@tunemewhat.com But most importantly, if you enjoy the show, tell your friends about Tune Me What?! You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TuneMeWhat

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Goes on Safari

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S3E15 – TMW Goes on Safari by Tune Me What? on Mixcloud

Leon and Brett go on a musical safari, choosing some great South African tunes about, or inspired by (or for vague reasons named after) animals. Hey, the music’s great, so who really needs to find a reason to play it? The weekend starts here!

In this episode, we feature:

  • Amersham
  • Chris Letcher
  • Darius Brubek
  • Dear Reader
  • Juluka
  • Koos Kombuis
  • The Mahotella Queens
  • Piet Botha
  • Sharon Katz & The Peace Train
  • Soweto String Quartet
  • Valiant Swart
  • Via Africa

We really appreciate your feedback. We’re always open to suggestions and even requests! If you’re a South African musician living or touring internationally, do let us know about your concerts, album releases or tours – we’d love to give you a punt on the show.

Our email address is yesno@tunemewhat.com But most importantly, if you enjoy the show, tell your friends about Tune Me What?! You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TuneMeWhat

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Friday I’ve Got Braai Day On My Mind!

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S3E14 – Friday I’ve Got Braai Day On My Mind! by Tune Me What? on Mixcloud

Like any other South African-American, Leon will find any excuse to light up the braai. Luckily the USA celebrates it’s 4th of July holiday tomorrow, so Leon has a great excuse. Even Brett in London is enjoying some of the hottest weather in history so an icy lager and some Fry’s vegetarian boerewors isn’t out of the question. Ja, for sure it’s bladdy cold back in SA at the moment, but all the more reason to light a fire, right?

Anyway, here is some music appropriate for the occasion:

  • The National Braai Day Anthem
  • 4 Jacks & A Jill
  • Die Radio Kalahari Orkes
  • Edi Niederlander
  • éVoid
  • Jajaha Akangwane
  • Josh Sithole
  • Mara Louw
  • Morris Goldberg’s Urban Jazz Band
  • Noise Khanyile
  • Sipho Mabuse
  • Zebra & Giraffe

We really appreciate your feedback. We’re always open to suggestions and even requests! If you’re a South African musician living or touring internationally, do let us know about your concerts, album releases or tours – we’d love to give you a punt on the show.

Our email address is yesno@tunemewhat.com But most importantly, if you enjoy the show, tell your friends about Tune Me What?! You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TuneMeWhat

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In this episode we used some free sound effects from http://www.freesfx.co.uk

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