→ Skip to main content
The Pan African Music Magazine
©2022 PAM Magazine - Design by Trafik - Site by Moonshine - All rights reserved. IDOL MEDIA, a division of IDOL Group.
Awesome Tapes From Africa puts Gabonese harp in the spotlight with Papé Nziengui
News
Awesome Tapes From Africa puts Gabonese harp in the spotlight with Papé Nziengui

The American label is set to reissue Kadi Yombo, a monument to Gabonese “postmodernism” from the late 1980s.  The album Kadi Yombo, originally released in 1989, is a particularly successful project in the quest for […]

Teno Afrika announces new EP Where You Are
News
Teno Afrika announces new EP Where You Are

The young prodigy’s upcoming project, released via Awesome Tapes From Africa, will aim big while staying true to amapiano’s DIY essence.   Teno Afrika’s 2020 debut Amapiano Selections drew an international wave of support sparked by […]

PAM Club: Teno Afrika’s amapiano picks
Listen
PAM Club: Teno Afrika's amapiano picks

On the road to take on the world, young DJ and producer Teno Afrika adds his name to the PAM Club hall of fame with a refined amapiano set. A must listen.

Pretoria’s Native Soul channel Teenage Dreams on debut album
News
Pretoria’s Native Soul channel Teenage Dreams on debut album

Awesome Tapes from Africa’s new signees announce their first project, an electronic “journey through 2020’s bizarre mindscape.”  In South African slang, “ma2000” is a term used to describe young people who were born after the […]

Ephat Mujuru: the mbira master reissued by Awesome Tapes from Africa
News
Ephat Mujuru: the mbira master reissued by Awesome Tapes from Africa

The label has announced a reissue of Mbavaira, the second album by Zimbabwean singer Ephat Mujuru and his band, Spirit of the People, who acted as witnesses to the independence struggle of their country. Awesome Tapes […]

Loading
Confirmed
Loading
Confirmed
Amapiano Selections: Teno Afrika’s debut on Awesome Tapes from Africa
News
Amapiano Selections: Teno Afrika’s debut on Awesome Tapes from Africa

On his first album, Teno Afrika traces the seedlings of the electronic music movement in South Africa, the amapiano. “Storytellers,” featuring Diego Don, is his first single. Long considered a hybrid subgenre of house music, […]

Awesome Tapes from Africa reissues Penny Penny’s second album
News
Awesome Tapes from Africa reissues Penny Penny's second album

The American label reissues Yogo Yogo, the second album of the “Shangaan Disco King” released in 1996.

Ethio-jazz veteran Hailu Mergia announces new album and shares new songs
News
Ethio‑jazz veteran Hailu Mergia announces new album and shares new songs

Ethio-jazz veteran Hailu Mergia has been brought back to life by the label Awesome Tapes From Africa. He returns on the same label with a new album, Yene Mircha. It’s been a long, winding road to […]