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We virtually welcome you to Cape Town, South Africa, and its wonderful SoundCloud users! Have a listen to the diverse range we found below.
Here’s a psytrance project of Finnish-born producer, Peter Lehto, called Mad Piper. Peter is an up-and-coming artist currently living in Cape Town. His music incorporates powerful basslines mixed with melodic leads, resulting in a fresh production. Check out his tunes below and get your body moving.
aKING is a melodic pop rock band that formed when Hunter Kennedy and Jaco Venter teamed up with friends, Laudo Liebenberg and Hennie van Halen. They joined their creative forces together and made some music that expresses their shared experiences and influences.
Restive is an experimental electronic project, which started in 2004 and is based in Cape Town. So far, all works from Restive are available online with selected releases on a fair amount of netlabels (you can see all the netlabels by clicking the link below). Get a little lost in Restive’s music as well!
Slab of Misuse
As a beat and sample master, Slab of Misuse is a SoundCloud user who likes to lay low. He’s an unsigned artist based in Cape Town. He uploads music to SoundCloud on a regular basis, so feel free to follow him at the link below for more new tracks that you can groove to.
Tamsin M has been singing for years and has taken her music along with her on many of her travels and incarnations as an artist. She’s a singer-songwriter, actor and film maker, and she comes from the beautiful city of Cape Town! Her passion as a storyteller lives through all these mediums.
Looking for some more music from Cape Town? Check out citysounds.fm/cape-town
If you’re a user based in Cape Town, please join the SoundCloud Local Cape Town group and submit your tracks — we wanna hear ’em!
Also, keep your eyes peeled for a meetup on Meetup.com — you can even start your own! Same thing applies to SoundCloud users all over the world. Meetup.com is a great place to organize a gathering in your area.
Stay tuned for next week’s SoundCloud Local city!