Welcome To Sludge Underground
Sludge Underground Podcast

Sludge Underground Podcast

The South African podcast that gets bands, artists & creatives sharing their stories through unscripted & uncut interviews. Alternative & First Of Its Kind!

Recent Episodes


Nu Edison

Sept. 21, 2022

Episode 261: Nasiphi and Meagan get the golden hour from your favourite lightkeeper - Nu Edison . Tune in to hear Jozi’s wordsmith speak about being a student of the game and his journey of spiritual health as an antidote to…

Guest: Nu Edison

Tamagotchi-JEEZUS & Venus Vulani

Sept. 14, 2022

Episode 260: Nasiphi and Meagan catch up with your pending cult classic, Tamagotchi-JEEZUS , and front-footed scroll-stopper - Venus Vulani . The playful pair tell us about late nights turning into early mornings, leaning in…


Werner Bekker

Sept. 7, 2022

Episode 259: Nasiphi and Meagan get to know your resident songsmith - Werner Bekker . The chilled luthier speaks about sharing love in the performance space, being married to his muse and his back-to-roots 8-track; Wrong Sid…

Guest: Werner Bekker
Pop International

Ashlinn Gray

Aug. 31, 2022

Marcel had a chat with SA singer/songwriter Ashlinn Gray based in LA recently. Join us as we chat about her journey Support the show

Guest: Ashlinn Gray

Wayde Flowerday

Aug. 24, 2022

Episode 257: Marcel has a chat with award winning live music photographer Wayde Flowerday


OB Magik

Aug. 16, 2022

Episode 256: Lunathi & Durban Hip-Hop artist, OB Magik breakdown his name, how he linked up with Maskandi legend Phuzekhemisi on a song, his mom's initial ambitions for him, staying clear of trapping about money & women, fat…

Guest: OB Magik

About the Hosts

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Nasiphi Zwane


Nasiphi founded Sludge Underground back in 2016. He hosts, edits & mixes the majority of the episodes, shoots & edits any visual content, designs & runs the social media content across Instagram/all social media pages & more

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Meagan King


Meagan is one half of reclusive duo from Johannesburg, Lemon Dove & she jumped on the show during lockdown 2020. In addition to hosting & curating episodes like WOMANITY, 5 Years of Sludge, Goodbye 2021/Hello 2022 & more, she also edits episodes, co-produces some of the music you hear within our content, structures the annual schedule & more. She also made these beautiful illustrations of us

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Marcel Smuts


Marcel has been involved from the very first episode back in 2016. He is the guitarist of Thorns Of Ivory and has a booming YouTube channel. He generally hosts and edits some of the band/alt episodes

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Andile Lunathi Phila Mathonsi


Lunathi got involved in 2018 and he is a rap artist under The Remedy. He’s also a language practitioner by profession & hosts some of the Hip-Hop episodes