Posts Tagged ‘Apartheid’

RA: Real Scenes – Johannesburg

Mittwoch, Januar 16th, 2013

Resident Advisor hat eine 20minütige Doku über südafrikanischen House, speziell über Johannesburg.

South Africans are the biggest consumers of house music in the world, and Johannesburg is the beating heart of their scene. If you’re looking for proof, there is no need to visit a nightclub. In turning on a television, listening to the radio or walking down the street, it’s clear that a 4/4 pulse is the metronome of everyday life. The city’s preferred sound—vocal-led, percussive, melodic—is largely at odds with what’s popular in other international markets; this coupled with cripplingly slow internet speeds goes someway to explaining SA’s absence from the global house music conversation. (mehr …)

The Idea Of Communism

Mittwoch, Dezember 22nd, 2010

Heute in der Abteilung neue, total angesagte Theorien: Alex Callinicos, Slavoj Žižek and John Holloway: „The Idea of Communism“ at Marxism 2010

Teil II

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