15 episodes

The latest venture of SA entertainment website Texx and the City is Texx Talks – a weekly interview-style music podcast that takes a look behind the curtain at what fuels your favourite musicians – from Mzansi to the world.

A joint venture between Tecla Ciolfi (TATC’s curator & editor), producers Jonathan Inggs and Matthew Loots (Unicorn Media) and research assistant Al Clapper, listen in weekly to find out why Texx Talks slaps harder than a warm Ben 10 on a cold night.

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The latest venture of SA entertainment website Texx and the City is Texx Talks – a weekly interview-style music podcast that takes a look behind the curtain at what fuels your favourite musicians – from Mzansi to the world.

A joint venture between Tecla Ciolfi (TATC’s curator & editor), producers Jonathan Inggs and Matthew Loots (Unicorn Media) and research assistant Al Clapper, listen in weekly to find out why Texx Talks slaps harder than a warm Ben 10 on a cold night.

    Karen Zoid - Zoid's Republic

    Karen Zoid - Zoid's Republic

    Karen Zoid is a powerhouse performer and composer who has gained critical acclaim for her music in both English and Afrikaans – with her early work having influenced an entire generation of South Africans.

    All through her career, Karen has held onto an enviable integrity that allows her to speak her mind, and over the last few years South Africans became as familiar with her face, as they are with her voice, as the host of her flawless variety show, Republiek Van Zoid Afrika. 

    • 52 min
    Culoe de Song - Mystic Lion

    Culoe de Song - Mystic Lion

    Over the last 14 years, Culoe De Song has cemented his distinct brand of rhythmic house, infused with traditional sounds and rich melodies, and has played stages from Barcelona to Bloemfontein, all while maintaining his distinct South African flare. 

    Having gained both local and international acclaim for his pioneering style of Afro-house, Culoe talks to us about his lockdown hustle, and the amazing commonality between Zulu and European cultures while walking us through his own life’s journey.

    • 43 min
    Goodluck - Making Your Own Luck

    Goodluck - Making Your Own Luck

    From the first single off of their debut album, GoodLuck have consistently crafted a unique blend of electronica and jazz and pop that has seen them carve out a niche for themselves that’s seemingly unstoppable.

    Juliet Harding chats about the group’s early experimental days, to the novel recording process of their second album Creatures Of The Night, to their philanthropy efforts during lockdown to aid those who need it most.

    • 43 min
    Early B - Leka Djy

    Early B - Leka Djy

    From his early days starting out as one half of the rap duo Earl & Agemi, to his relationship with Peach and Nax from Van Pletzen, to forming an incredible working relationship with his sister as his manager, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more dynamic, humorous and keen storyteller.

    • 47 min
    Die Heuwels Fantasties - Astrology 101

    Die Heuwels Fantasties - Astrology 101

    As the frontman of one of the most eclectic pop bands in South Africa, for the last 11 years Pierre Greeff has been leading Die Heuwels Fantasties into all sorts of uncharted waters, most recently having to build a lockdown-style album launch from scratch and executing it to perfection.

    Pierre chats about DHF’s journey from their iconic self-titled debut release, to their latest genre-blending opus, 2021.

    • 41 min
    Kwesta - Gully and Gangsta

    Kwesta - Gully and Gangsta

    With a signature smooth, rich voice that sounds like he’s been gargling with whiskey since the age of 13 – this Katlehong, native is a SAMA winner, Metro FM Music Award winner and his last album was certified 10 times Platinum, spawning hit singles that have become African anthems.

    • 50 min

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