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2017 was his year. Charismatic guitar savant, part dreamscaper and part ancestral invocation Sibusile Xaba reframes maskandi and the avant garde into his own humanist manifesto. Tickets for Sunday night February 18th here,
Notable Quotes:
"An astonishing debut from a unique talent" Guardian ????
"This music is extraordinary" Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio)
“An extraordinary album” Songlines ????
"Xaba's intricately fingerpicked patterns produce emotional warmth and rich texture, and he brings an abundance of heart and complete spirit commitment as he sings, laughs, declaims and weeps over the tracks" The Wire
"Unworldly and haunting...a great tradition stirs" Guardian ????
“He meshes his acoustic guitar and intense free-style scats to produce a subversive sonic world that defiantly transcends genre.” Paul Bradshaw (Straight No Chaser #98)
“Une musique bien enracinée [qui] nous laisse comme en apesanteur”. – Le Monde newspaper
“This blew me away, punched me in the gut the minute I heard this cut”. – Anthony Valadez (KCRW Radio)
“Super deep sounds on this wonderfully addictive album... Don't miss out... Don't be late Don't wait music you need.” – Jon More (Coldcut / Co-founder of Ninja Tune)

When and where?

Olympia Bakery Kalk Bay
Clairveaux Rd
Kalk Bay
Cape Town
South Africa

Sun 18 Feb 2018 at 7:00 PM (SAST)
Sun 18 Feb 2018 at 9:30 PM (SAST)

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Organiser details

Paul Kahanovitz