True Music Exchange

Ballantine's believes in the artists and pioneers who are paving their own way to greatness by staying true to themselves and make music their way. Now, we're bringing you exclusive access to their inner workings; their success, struggles and creative process, making music born from passion not compromise.

Through a new podcast series. It’s your creative portal into what it means to never compromise, and learn from those who are already breaking new ground. All you have to do is press play.

We are available on all the streaming platforms below:
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Episode 1: Atjazz and Jullian Gomes

Jullian Gomes & Atjazz give a back-to-back live recording after the interview from their #TrueMusicSeries show in Pretoria, where both artists performed in front of striking audio-reactive artwork that accompanied their smooth beats.

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EPISODE 2: FKA MASH

Fka Mash keeps his unique house beat tempo pumping with a live recording from his #TrueMusicSeries show in Pretoria after sharing his big success as a producer and the DJ he is right now.

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EPISODE 3: JAY EM

JayEm’s insightful interview is followed by a body-moving set from the live recording of their #TrueMusicSeries show in their hometown of Port Elizabeth.

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EPISODE 4: VINNY DA VINCI

Musical genius Vinny Da Vinci, speaks about his career in music followed by a live recording from his #TrueMusicSeries show in Port Elizabeth, where he shows off his legendary DJ’ing talent.

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EPISODE 5: KAT LA KAT

Kat La Kat, the deep house musician shares his musical stories in the interview, followed by a live recording from their #TrueMusicSeries show in Pretoria, where he presents a sensational deep house set.

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EPISODE 6: TRANCEMICSOUL

Trancemicsoul’s meteoric musical journey is as inspiring as it is deserving. From humble beginnings in his bedroom in the late 90’s to club rooms and stages that stretch from Pretoria to Barcelona.

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EPISODE 7: PIERRE JOHNSON

Pierre Johnson, a DJ & Producer based in Cape Town, is taking on SA’s electronic music scene by force. With his easy-going electronic style, dreamy keyboard washes, jazzy flourishes and occasional vocals, Johnson is turning heads of the most seasoned of listeners.

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EPISODE 8: CHARLES WEBSTER

Charles Webster has gained the respect and following of DJ’s, producers and artists all over the world. He has sold over 250 000 albums (and counting) without ever being considered a sell-out. He’s an innovator, creator and musician who’s not afraid to push the boundaries all in the name of True Music.

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EPISODE 9: SIO

SIO has always been appreciated for her melodies, poetry and her versatile ability to move between house, electronic, dance and soul so seamlessly. Impressively she also holds the number 6 spot on the Traxsource top 100 Vocalists of 2018.

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EPISODE 10: WE HOUSE SUNDAYS CREW

We House Sundays has been building well-thought out, culture-focused events inspired by the music and people that queue to be a part of it all. Each founder has brought their own set of unique skills and industry knowledge to the party, which is what makes this collaboration so epic. Lawrence Dix, Leighton Moody and Cassiem Latief are well-travelled, experienced heavyweights in their own right. And they know a thing or two about hosting more than just a great party.

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EPISODE 11: NICK HAMMAN

True Music Series is wrapping up and what an epic ride it’s been. Three cities, over 14 artists, graffiti that made the room come alive and one first-class host. What better way to end the series than with the master himself.

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