News & Upcoming Shows:
Dele Sosimi - E Go Betta (Ryan Murgatroyd Remix) - Africa Gets Physical
It’s been 2 years since the original Africa Gets Physical Compilation, and the second edition is bigger and an even better showcase of the underground sounds brewing on the continent.
This volume is mixed my the dynamic duo Kususa, and features a special Ryan Murgatroyd re-edit of Nigerian superstar Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra’s classic anthem 'E Go Betta', which is so far being supported by &ME and other heavy weights.
Out on 8 March, preorder now:
Ryan Murgatroyd Presents - SWOON
Cape Town nightlife is about to be redefined this season as South African electronic music pioneer Ryan Murgatroyd brings his 'SWOON' imprint to Wonderland.
Going beyond the cliches of club music, SWOON is carving a new path by introducing a more nuanced, more mature and more soulful sonic offering, weaving hints of the avant-garde and cinematic, in amongst the standard offering of hands in the air club music.
Expect cutting edge live artists, special guests from around the world, and an exclusive 3 hour set from the SWOON label head every month, set against a back drop of the beautiful Wonderland club, adorned with luscious decor, thought provoking visual imagery and beautiful people.
R120 @ the door
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Ryan Murgatroyd & Akai Professional Join Forces
On the 4th of September Akai Professional South Africa announced that they would endorsing South African Music Producer Ryan Murgatroyd, providing him with a selection of their latest equipment for his Live Shows and Studio Sessions.
"We are very proud to announce that we have partnered with Ryan Murgatroyd to supply Akai Professional equipment for all of his upcoming Live performances and Studio sessions. Ryan will be touring with the #MPCLive, #Advance61, and #APC40mk2, and using kit like the #MIDImix and #EIEPro in studio."
Ryan has always been a huge fan of the Akai Professional Product range, making use of many of their Midi Keyboards and other live music production tools over the years.
"Incredibly stoked to announce that I’ll be representing Akai Professional South Africa as one of their endorsed artists for the next 12 months. Their gear has been an integral part of my shows since the beginning, but now we’re taking it to a whole other level as they have generously kitted out my entire stage show with all their latest toys. And I have every intention of putting them to good use. There simply are no better tools for what I do."
The Akai MPC Studio Sessions
After a few days of learning everything there is to know about the power house music making machine, Ryan and his team put together a very informative and detailed video on how to get started.
Following the success of the first video titled; 'I'm just a bit obsessed with the Akai MPC Live', the team got together to film another video with the focus on using the MPC unit in a live setting synced up to other devices in a wifi network.
Check out the videos and if you enjoy them make sure to subscribe to Ryan's Youtube Channel and turn on notifications so that you never skip a beat.