“Mzansi Beat Code is one of the year's most thrilling pop rides by any measure.” Rolling Stone
“A triumphant collision of South African styles.” Guardian
Prolific South African producer/DJ/song writer/film maker, Spoek Mathambo returns with a new album called The Mzansi Beat Code. Mzansi is slang/colloquial for South Africa, and The Mzansi Beat Code is a project celebrating the rich and diverse culture of electronic music that exists in Mathambo's native country, South Africa. Following the feature length documentary about South African electronic music, Future Sound of Mzansi, Mathambo returns with a musical project that explores and subverts the sonic landscape of South Africa, in all it's intensity, funk, flair, absurdity and power.
Mzansi Beat Code features collaborations with with a host of South African artists such as Kajama, Loui Lvndn, Langa Mavuso, Damao, Tamar, DJ Spoko, DJ Mujava, Mash.O and Jumping Back Slash, as well as Mexican vocalist Ceci Bastida and US vocalist Pegasus Warning.
From Mzansi to you, feel the beat code.
released April 14, 2017
featuring Loui Lvndn, Fantasma, Kajama, Langa Mavuso, Ceci Bastida, Damao, Jumping Back Slash, Dj Spoko, DJ Mujava, Mash.O, Vukazithathe