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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



Jan. 25, 2023

Artist, producer, researcher & theatre major Ameerah Moola aka a$cid is on the show to chat about her music and her experiences being a musician while coming from a Muslim background. We also touch on her interest in the occ…

Guest: Ameerah Moola
Hip-Hop Durban

Evan Hope

Jan. 17, 2023

Episode 277: Evan Hope burst onto the scene in 2022 with his debut single 'Feel Alive’ having also laid down some wholesome grooves behind a drum kit for one of Durban’s most exciting bands, South Wolves. On this episode we …

Guest: Evan Hope

Hello 2023

Jan. 11, 2023

Episode 276: Nasiphi, Marcel, and Meagan spend some extra quality time with friend of the pod - Samantha Pienaar. Together, we welcome the new year with well wishes and fever dreams (the cream soda kind). Onward and upward, …


Goodbye 2022

Dec. 28, 2022

Episode 275: Nasiphi, Marcel and Meagan hang out with 3rd-time Sludge champion, Tamagotchi-JEEZUS, and future podcaster - Samantha Pienaar. We spend a good hour just gushing over our favourite musical things, places, and peo…

Instrumental Johannesburg

Keenan Meyer

Dec. 20, 2022

Episode 274 : Nasiphi chats to South African Pianist, Keenan John Meyer on an episode that sees them touch on the creative process, passing on knowledge, spirituality, systemic racism and more Keenan Meyer https://orcd.co/6…

Guest: Keenan Meyer
Metal Johannesburg

Red Helen

Dec. 14, 2022

Episode 273: Listen to Marcel have a fanboy meltdown talking to Brandon Pratt of Red Helen Red Helen https://linktr.ee/RedHelen Sludge Underground https://www.sludgeunderground.com

Guest: Red Helen

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