27 episodes

This podcast, hosted by popular radio presenter Carla Mackenzie, takes an intimate look into the music and lives of South African musicians: where they started, what inspires them, what their dreams and ambitions are - as well as something they've never revealed before - until now.

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This podcast, hosted by popular radio presenter Carla Mackenzie, takes an intimate look into the music and lives of South African musicians: where they started, what inspires them, what their dreams and ambitions are - as well as something they've never revealed before - until now.

    Die Tuindwergies' Ruiter Piet number 1 on the SA Top 20

    Die Tuindwergies' Ruiter Piet number 1 on the SA Top 20

    Ruiter Piet is the solo project of Pieter de Jager. Former Bass player and songwriter for Karlien van Jaarsveld's Afrikaans Grunge Rock group “Revolusie” and “Die Tuindwergies.” After Die Tuindwergies' last performance at Jacaranda day in 2014, Pieter toured the world and wrote about his new Solo project “Ruiter Piet” with his new band “Die Partytjie”. Carla catches up with him.

    • 10 min
    Exclusive listening session of Hanco's fresh new album, 'Echo'

    Exclusive listening session of Hanco's fresh new album, 'Echo'

    Jacaranda FM’s Carla Mackenzie sat down with Hanco for an exclusive listening session of his album during the lockdown. The title track of the album went on to reach number 1 on the SA Top 20!

    • 21 min
    New music with Wandile Mbambeni

    New music with Wandile Mbambeni

    Lockdown has been tough for most people. Wandile Mbambeni is keeping creative and keeping the shows going online as well as his collaborations. Carla Mackenzie sat down with Wandile, via Zoom, to chat about his new music, why he loves to collaborate - plus Carla chooses a vintage from her wine collection to pair with Wandile's personality and music.

    • 12 min
    The familiar in lockdown: Amanda Strydom

    The familiar in lockdown: Amanda Strydom

    Carla Mackenzie speaks with singer-songwriter Amanda Strydom during lockdown ahead of her online Mother's Day concert on 10 May. Musicians help others during this uncertain time with their musical gifts - but what is their refuge during this time? Carla also selects a wine from her wine collection and pairs it with Amanda Strydom's personality!

    • 11 min
    Pedro Barbosa on lockdown and meeting Quincy Jones!

    Pedro Barbosa on lockdown and meeting Quincy Jones!

    Pedro Barbosa, much-loved musician in South Africa, tells Carla Mackenzie what he is up to during lockdown; about meeting P!nk and Quincy Jones and how his outlook on life has changed through the years.

    • 24 min
    Carla Mackenzie talks to aKing lead singer Laudo Liebenberg

    Carla Mackenzie talks to aKing lead singer Laudo Liebenberg

    Carla Mackenzie talks to lead singer of aKing, Laudo Liebenberg, about his first solo Afrikaans single ‘Ek Kan Nie Wag’ - while the band ‘Eet Kreef’ pays tribute to the iconic album by Johannes Kerkorrel and the Gereformeerde Blues Band with a re-interpretation of Johannes Kerkorrel and the Gereformeerde Blues Band - 30 years later!
    * EET KREEF! herleef will be at the Atterbury Theatre on 27 March (on Johannes Kerkorrel’s birthday!)

    • 10 min

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