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  • CDR SOUTH AFRICA: AUDIO TO REWORK

    In ​mid-​April ​a CDR crew visited South Africa for a​ three city tour. ​A major highlight was a full day-into-evening​ at Red Bull Studios Cape Town where Tony Nwachukwu and Esa Williams collaborated with a range of local​ ​music makers​, from experienced professionals to laaities​ just starting out in production. ​All the audio recorded is now available to download and freely play or rework for non-commercial use.​

  • MY FIRST CDR: INSERT2

    As CDR London sum’tings heat up – full session this Thursday night then soundtracking for State of Independence market this weekend – we’ve been keeping in touch with artists who contributed to our South Africa tour. One act we’ve kept replaying songs from is Insert2, aka Moeng (Nuno) and Justin (JSTNS). We sent the Joburg-based producers some Qs and they kindly dueted in reply.

  • CDR PREAMBLE: PRIVATE LIFE (CAPE TOWN)

    Cape Town is the third city in our brief and eye/ear-opening trip to South Africa. On Saturday night we’ll be joining residents of the club sessions Private Life at The Waiting Room on Long Street in the city bowl. In addition to Open CDR, Private Life’s Terrence Pearce and Julz Sanchez will be getting the

  • CDR PREAMBLE: DURBAN IS YOURS

    Many thanks to everyone who came and contributed to the Joburg workshops and sessions. Next up in this whirlwind CDR trip to South Africa: Durban. There we’ll connecting with a crew Connect ZA linked us with called Durban is Yours. Read on for a Q+A with DIY’s Bob Perfect. Please take us back to when

  • CDR PREAMBLE: FABIO DI COSMO

    CDR has landed in South Africa! And for our debut do they’ll be free-to-attend workshops (featuring the Wach with Esa and DJ Spoko) followed by a club session Wednesday in Johannesburg. Hosting the procedings will be And Club, a space situated in the inner CBD burb of Braamfontein. In addition to his DJ work, Fabio Di Cosmo (co-)runs And and

  • A POSTCARD FROM SOUTH AFRICA

    When viewed from a small island in the north Atlantic (or other faraway places), South Africa’s vastness can be hard to fathom: eleven official languages, conservation areas larger than many European countries, and more species of plants on Table Mountain than in the entire UK (over 1,500 apparently). With such numbers, to really know what’s

  • CDR SOUTH AFRICA TOUR 2015

    CDR is very excited to heading to South Africa for a series of events in April 2015! CDR is the bedrock for aspiring and established producers to submit their current works in progress that are then play-listed and heard that same night. From similar sessions in the UK, a burgeoning community of musicians, producers and