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Sludge Underground Podcast

Season 1

Jan. 25, 2023

a$cid

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 occu...

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Jan. 17, 2023

Evan Hope

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 …

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Jan. 11, 2023

Hello 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, w...

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Dec. 28, 2022

Goodbye 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 peop...

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Dec. 20, 2022

Keenan Meyer

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/6q...

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Dec. 14, 2022

Red Helen

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

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Dec. 7, 2022

Yndian Mynah

Episode 272: Marcel has a chat with the four piece instrumental post rock Lads of Yndian Mynah Yndian Mynah https://linktr.ee/yndianmynah Sludge Underground https://www.sludgeunderground.com Support the show

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Nov. 30, 2022

BLVD HVNNY

Episode 271: Nasiphi and Meagan get to know the depths of your moodiest fantasy - BLVD HVNNY . The iconic frontman talks about serving the demand for discomfort, co-writing on Skype across the hemispheres, and what it took to...

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Nov. 23, 2022

Just Mia

Episode 270: Nasiphi and Meagan get down-to-earth with the awesome Afrikaans songstress - Just Mia . The future Country star tells us about her progress with producers, talent competitions as a training ground, and choosing t...

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Nov. 15, 2022

David Oosthuizen [Devographic]

Episode 269: Marcel has a chat with legendary publicist, journalist & Canon Ambassador, Devogrpahic himself. From his beginnings in the SA Music scene to managing a vast amount of SA Artists and bands under his successful ‘De...

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Nov. 8, 2022

Kat

Episode 268: Kat chats to Andile & Nasiphi about her latest single 'Halloween', time spent in Hong Kong, reasons behind her initial move abroad, moving back to Cape Town, how she linked up with Devo Oosthuizen and Mark Haze, ...

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Nov. 2, 2022

Simon Dale

Episode 267: Nasiphi and Meagan get a change in scenery with your ultimate indie crush - Simon Dale . The fret-prince speaks on making the music you love, being bandmates with the best, and feeling good to sound good. Moving …

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Oct. 26, 2022

Punkfontein

Episode 266: Marcel has a chat with the punk rock boys of Punkfontein! Support the show

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Oct. 18, 2022

Shanya

Episode 265: Shanya is letting us into the world of a South African Pop artist living in Limpopo with dreams of becoming a world-renowned musician. We touch on her decision to become a musician while completing grade 12, havi...

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Oct. 11, 2022

Club Valley

Episode 264: Club Valley are on the show to chat about their influences, side projects, their aspirations to work with Rick Rubin, past, present & upcoming projects, their creative process & a whole lot more Club Valley https...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Mymymy

Episode 263: Nasiphi and Meagan get to know die skitterendste synth-pop duo in hierdie dorp - Mymymy . Jana and Conrad chat about becoming a team over time, missing anchors in the local scene and the new role of music …

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Sept. 28, 2022

Stereoculture

Episode 262: Nasiphi and Meagan scratch the surface with Cape Town’s eternal optimist - Stereoculture . The Gemini gem spins stories about inheriting the weird and wonderful, resourcefulness beyond royalties and the original ...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Nu Edison

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 …

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Sept. 14, 2022

Tamagotchi-JEEZUS & Venus Vulani

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 int...

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Sept. 7, 2022

Werner Bekker

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 Side...

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Aug. 31, 2022

Ashlinn Gray

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

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Aug. 24, 2022

Wayde Flowerday

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

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Aug. 16, 2022

OB Magik

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, fath...

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Aug. 9, 2022

Leigh Zoochi

Episode 255: Lunathi chats to Hip-Hop artist Leigh Zoochi about what inspired her to dive into conscious rap, being the only girl amongst boys in her family, being a plus sized model, scriptwriter, actress & musician all at o...

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Aug. 2, 2022

PEGG

Episode 254: We're catching up with Durban artist, PEGG, after the release of his debut EP 'In The City', which boasts features from the likes of Raheem Kemet & JABZinsanity. We'll be breaking down his name, his work with Pos...

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July 27, 2022

Sincerely Anne

Episode 253: Nasiphi and Meagan transcend to new heights with your preferred alt-pop protagonist - Sincerely Anne . The multi-instrumentalist speaks about developing a healthy relationship with her creative team, standing her...

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July 19, 2022

Ava like Lava

Episode 252: Nasiphi and Meagan spend 60 minutes in space with your number one global citizen - Ava like Lava . The sludge empress serves pearl after pearl about growing up as a third culture kid and embracing all versions …

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July 13, 2022

Cherry Pill

Episode 251: Nasiphi and Meagan speak to South Africa's bittersweet sensation - Cherry Pill . The duo provides a perfect dose of antidotal anecdotes and hard-to-swallow stories about their experiences in the performance realm...

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July 6, 2022

Dubblé Amount

Episode 250: Nasiphi and Meagan get murky with your favourite independent musician - Dubblé Amount . We earn our Loyalty Cards as the smiley face behind the Dubblé sound reveals his Achilles heel - vulnerability. Shifting gea...

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June 22, 2022

Llewelyn Screen

Episode 249: Join Marcel as he has a chat with booking agent and music blogger Llewelyn Screen about his process and working with a variety of artists as well as a discussion about the overall SA music scene. Support the …

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June 14, 2022

VenusRaps

Episode 248: South African Hip-Hop artist VenusRaps on why she cut ties with her record label, the story behind her face tattoo, what she has to say to those that have been biting her style, her feelings towards artists that …

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June 7, 2022

Lukin Joshua

Episode 247: Guitars, Sitars, and a general love for music. Join in as Marcel and Lukin chat about a variety of musical topics Lukin Joshua https://linktr.ee/LookInTimeMusic Sludge Underground https://www.sludgeunderground.co...

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May 31, 2022

Dank Neighbourhood

Episode 246: Dank Neighbourhood are the most must see South African creative collective at the moment so on this episode we're finding out about their origins & where they're headed Dank Neighbourhood https://linktr.ee/DankNe...

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May 25, 2022

The Southport

Episode 245: Marcel has a chat with Damien Lindecke of The Southport. Join in as they chat about musical preferences, How to get your music out there, and how any genre can be used as inspiration The Southport https://www.ins...

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May 17, 2022

Collett Dawson

Episode 244: Publicist & founder of The CoLab Network, Collett Dawson recently celebrated 30 years in the cut throat South African entertainment industry. Find out how she has managed to work her way up to being on of the mos...

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May 11, 2022

Future Radio

Episode234: Marcel is chatting to brazen rock outfit Future Radio & together they’re taking a looking at the band’s journey since forming 2 years back, don’t miss out on all the tea☕️ Future Radio https://youtu.be/CC0-8_YQnMU...

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May 3, 2022

Minnie Mhlongo II

Episode 242: On this Mother's Day episode, return guest Minnie Mhlongo touches on the controversial party group that led to her widespread popularity in Durban, her new baby food business, the shocking revelation behind her n...

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April 26, 2022

Money Badoo

Episode 241: PI$TOL POP hitmaker & Johannesburg artist Money Badoo takes us on her journey from recording over YouTube beats in her friend’s room, to being one of the biggest South African female artists right now. She also d...

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April 19, 2022

Axsion II

Episode 240: Former Palmtree Paradise member & Durban musician Axsion talks Wolves Only, Creative Market, The Werehouse, his latest project Kwaito Child Saga and more Axsion https://orcd.co/eroundini Sludge Underground https:...

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April 12, 2022

DJ Tremaine G

Episode 239: Artist, DJ & Producer, Tremaine G is on the show to chat about his upcoming EP, the artists he's collaborating with, how the late Solo introduced him to his management team, plans for 2022 & more DJ Tremaine …

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April 5, 2022

Khan Khalii

Episode 238: Singer-Songwriter, actress & content creator Khan Khalii talks about spirituality, being born in Tongaat but raised in Pretoria, her latest single ISONO , Game Of Thrones, her soon to be released podcast & more K...

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March 29, 2022

Yashna & Neo Ndawo

Episode 237: Andile is back with Chyna The Artist joining in as co-host & together they're chatting to Durban royalty, singer-songwriter Yashna & producer/artist Neo Ndawo . In this episode they touch on mental health, the p...

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March 23, 2022

Fear Of Falling

Episode 236: Join Marcel as he chats with Brendon from Fear Of Falling about their beginnings as a super group, Their music and his journey as an artist Fear Of Falling https://linktr.ee/fearoffalling Sludge Underground https...

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March 15, 2022

S B X

Episode 235: S B X is a South African R&B singer & songwriter that was born in Pretoria and later relocated to a small town called Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal On this episode we take a look at her latest project …

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March 9, 2022

Saturn Return

Episode 234: Marcel Had a chat with the ladies and gent of Saturn Return. Join in as they chat about their music, chaotic origins, and overall life as a Durban based band Saturn Return https://instagram.com/saturnreturnband S...

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March 1, 2022

King032

Episode 233: King032 is a rapper, slum poet & creative director from Stanger in KZN. On this episode he discusses his latest project L2LJ dedicated to his 3 year old son. We also discuss his killer performances in Swaziland, ...

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Feb. 22, 2022

Bongi Archi

Episode 232: While Bongi Archi might be a newcomer for people to start paying attention to in the original music world, he’s instantly recognisable under his birth name Bongi Mthombeni from the many stages he’s graced over th...

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Feb. 15, 2022

Camerøn

Episode 231: South African Tribal House DJ/Producer, Camerøn is joining us from Berlin, Germany to chat about his new record label, upcoming 3 Track EP dedicated to his father, things he took from his collaboration with Umsin...

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Feb. 8, 2022

Jodie Reid

Episode 230: Blues/Acoustic Singer-songwriter Jodie Reid joins us from Johannesburg on this one. She has been singing since the age of 12 and earned her Bachelor of music honours in performance in, 2018. On this episode she ...

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Feb. 1, 2022

Matt Gardiner

Episode 229: Matt Gardiner is no stranger to the South African music scene. His Pop Country sound has seen him open for artists such as Prime Circle, Arno Carstens, Desmond and the Tutus and many more. Influenced by the likes...

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