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Black Major picks top 22 albums for 2016

It’s been quite the year for music. Here are 21 tracks that were on high rotation on the office hifi and coming out our headphones: Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate DJ Lag – DJ Lag Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker Lambchop – Flotus Sibot – V.L.D.T. Skyjack – Skyjack Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool David Bowie – Black Star […]

Crossing Cape Town’s divide with Black Major Selects at Muse All Weekend Festival

The first Muse All Weekend Festival provided the perfect platform to launch Black Major Selects, our brand new events and programming division. Held at Colorbox Studios in Cape Town’s Paarden Eiland, the festival was created to draw the city’s diverse music and audiences together – and it was a pleasure to work with WaxOn, We […]

Muse Festival: Crossing the Great Divides of Cape Town’s Fractured Underground

Article featured on Bubblegumclub By Ian McNair Cape Town has hope on the horizon. A city well known for its social segregation and physically apparent apartheid-born economic divides has a new underground-ish musical saviour being birthed. A brand new festival, put on by Nomadiq Music, Black Major, We House Sundays and Wax On aims to […]

Muse full line up announced

Muse festival is just the type of festival we wanted to be involved in. Something that blends different genres, bring different scenes together and genuinely has music at the core focus. Members of the team have frequented events at Colorbox and gone to Wax On and it’s an honour to be involved with some of […]

Fever Trails “Stop That Too Juicy” (Okayshades remix)

Black Major Quit Safari

Okayshades AKA Rob Brink AKA Beatenberg drummer put’s his spin on Quit Safari’s Fever Trails. It’s the second remix in a short space following that of a recent rework of Mumford and Sons. Peep the grooving house tune here:

Fever Trails “Draw Me” (Sebastiano Zanasi Remix)

Black Major Fever Trails Draw Me

“As Fever Trails, Nicolaas van Reenen records playful and intricate electronic music from his home in Cape Town. His latest effort, the 3-track EP ‘Wax Bridge’ on Quit Safari, now gets the remix treatment – including this contribution by 2015 Academy alumnus Sebastiano Zanasi. The Christian Tiger School member lays “Draw Me” out on a groove-riddled […]

Muse Festival: Black Major Selects stage

Black Major Muse

Black Major is proud to be running a stage in a new 3-day festival happening at Colorbox Studios in Cape Town. Our stage runs on Saturday 10th of December and will feature Alice Phoebe Lou, Fever Trails, Card On Spokes, John Wizards, Christian Tiger School and DJ Lag. The event will showcase the best in Electronica […]

Seven Black Major artists at Rocking the Daisies 2016

Black Major Rocking the Daisies

Black Major has a long-standing relationship with Rocking the Daisies and over the years pretty much every artist we have represented has had a slot on one of their stages. This year DJ Lag will have his Daisies debut and most artists are returning for the 2nd or 3rd time. DJ LAG Christian Tiger School […]