music

  1. W

    SAMRO - is it compulsory?

    I need advice on SAMRO. We received a call from SAMRO claiming that we need to comply and have a license for any music that is played from radio, youtube, etc. We have a small shop and we sometimes play different kinds of music on speakers that is set to a low volume. Does SAMRO apply to us...
  2. V

    How do you think the impact of COVID-19 affects the South African Music industry?

    As a musician all my year plans have been thrown out the window and with major venues shutting down and festivals being closed or postponed, the mid term outlook looks grim but I'd like to get your views on it. Are you a musician or creative in the industry? How have you been impacted and how...
  3. V

    Musicians streaming LIVE in Lock-down in South Africa: Christiaan Baartman and Jannie Lategan

    Tune in: Facebook Page 19:00 SAST - 18:00 CET - 17:00 GMT - 13:00 EDT - 9:00 PST
  4. E

    Neighbours loud music

    I approached the police mentioning the neighbour is playing loud music and threatened me when asked to put it softer. They say that they can't log a report because its not considered a threat. When asked to explain what a threat is, they reenacted some form of threat by repeating the word...
  5. J

    A song of the 90's that really brings back AWESOME memories for me..What's yours?

    Take a listen if you don't know it.... http://www.tday981.us/music/C/The_Cranberries/Everyone_Else_Is_Doing_It/07_Linger.mp3
  6. S

    Bluetooth music fades and skips in car

    Please redirect this post if it is in the wrong forum. I have a 2016 Chevy Spark 1.2ls and a LG K4 smart phone. Music on the phone plays on the radio via Bluetooth. Problem is that the sound fades every now and then. Almost as if a phone call is being received and the music volume is reduced. I...
  7. Jamie McKane

    New YouTube Music features launched in South Africa

    New YouTube Music features launched in South Africa YouTube Music has rolled out new updates for premium subscribers, including Smart Downloads and new playlists for South Africa. The updates also include new functionality which allows subscribers to switch seamlessly between a song and its...
  8. Bresder

    Maschine studio

    Maschine Studio: Age and condition: 1 year Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes Reason for selling: Not in use Price: R8500.00 Negotiable: Yes Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng Shipping or collection: Yes
  9. RedViking

    Audio-Technica ATH-M40X Professional Monitor Headphones (Review)

    I was looking for budget studio headphones (around R1500) to track my guitars, and after looking at many option vs price I settled for the Audio-Technica ATH-M40X (R1700) First Impressions. (I will post an update again after at least a week usage.) Wearing them for the first time they fit...
  10. RedViking

    Affordable Studio Headphones (Suggestions)

    I am looking to get affordable Studio Reference Headphones for recording at home. Budget R800-R2000 max. (cheaper will be better for now). I am not planning to do serious mastering with it, mostly to track my guitars, but a little bit of mixing. Usually I would spend a lot of money because it is...
  11. X88Bass

    How do you become a success with music in south africa?

    What's a good way to be in the industry?
  12. Nod

    Death metal music inspires joy not violence

    Article: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47543875 Research: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsos.181580
  13. Eric

    Originals vs Covers

    Post some of your fav originals / covers here and let us know which you prefer (original or cover). Only rule is to post at least two youtube vids - one original and at least one cover and tell us which you prefer. I'll start Original: Cover: My fav is the cover by far... mostly cos synthpop
  14. kagishokgaile

    Deep house thread

    All and everything that is deep house, dump it here. NB! Please do not injure yourself or destroy anything valuable when grooving to submitted music.
  15. S

    Research Participation Request – Digital Music Distribution Channels

    I would appreciate it if you would be willing to take 10 minutes to complete (and share) an anonymous web-based survey - kicking off the next phase of my research (PhD in Information Systems, University of Cape Town). My field of study is Emerging Digital Music Distribution Channels and I am...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Do you play a musical instrument?

    Do you play a musical instrument? What instrument do you play and how would you describe your skill level?
  17. Jamie McKane

    Do you listen to music while you work?

    Do you listen to music while you are working? What do you listen to?
  18. Jamie McKane

    When was the last time you purchased a physical CD?

    When was the last time you purchased a physical CD instead of buying music digitally?
  19. Jamie McKane

    How often do you go to the movies?

    How often do you go out and watch a movie at a cinema?
  20. Newsfeed

    How much video games and digital music will earn in South Africa

    How much video games and digital music will earn in South Africa A new report shows that subscription music streaming is set to overtake digital music purchases.
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