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Prime Circle – A Taxijam

Prime Circle enter 2009 as the leading rock band in South Africa, buoyed by several explosive live performances, a gold-selling album, significant radio play and, waiting in the wings, a bold assault on the international market. That Ross Learmonth, Dale Schnettler, Dirk Bisschoff, Neil Breytenbach and Marco Gomes have dominated the rock scene in South […]

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Laurie Levine – A Taxijam

  Laurie Levine, a 2010 SAMA (South African Music Award) nominee, is fast building a reputation as an artist with a fresh approach and unique sound. A prolific songwriter with a jazzy, soulful voice that breathes life into her songs and embodies the emotional core of her lyrics, Laurie’s music comes from the ‘heartspace’, the […]

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Lucky Fonz The Third – A Taxijam

The name Lucky Fonz III was derived from a given nickname, Lucky’s actual name (Otto Fons Wichers) and an obscure royal connection. Despite his name and his sometimes outrageously comic live performances, Lucky’s music remains stark. Next to more obvious influences such as Leonard Cohen and Bright Eyes, it blends classic American song traditions with […]

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