BEATS & PEACES ft. Karen Christian – 003

Episode 003 of Beats & Peaces covers the unique topic of music from purely African and South African artists from start to finish. Host Janette Slack speaks with friend Karen Christian about Secret Sunrise and the UPliftment program whose silent discos in orphanages and care homes on top of mountains support people in need with music, kindness and humanity. The episode culminates with a short mix by Marcel de Quervain – a Sculptor for Afrika Burn and other popular music and cultural festivals.


1  ImpiJohnny Clegg
2  NdorkulandelaBongeziwe Mabandla
3  Weekend SpecialBrenda and The Big Dudes
4  SugarmanSixto Rodriguez
5  fetch your lifePrince Kaybee
6  DamesBiggy
7  UmqombothiYvonne Chaka Chaka
8  JerusalemaMaster KG
9  Stimela (Jazzanova Remix)Hugh Masekela
10  Kamelemba (Spoek Mathambo’s Wassoulou Riddim Remix)Oumou Sangare
11  Not EnoughLazarusman, Hyenah
12 Ancestral (feat. B’utiza)Pablo Fierro, Mr Raoul K, B’utiza
13 YekokwamLeroy Styles, Zakes Bantwi

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Janette Slack

One of Hong Kong’s best-known and most-respected DJ/producers, Janette Slack has a well-earned reputation for igniting dancefloors around the world with her infectious mix of bass, funk, house, electro and everything in between. Born in Hong Kong, Slack moved to London aged 17 and made her name rocking the decks at clubs like Ministry of Sound, Fabric, The Cross, Cargo and The Egg during a 15-year stint that also included a sensational seven-year residency at the legendary Torture Garden. Since returning to Asia in 2014, the irrepressible Slack has been a flamboyant fixture at the region’s hottest clubs, festivals and private parties, with memorable sets at Clockenflap, Secret Island party and Macau’s Ultra Festival among her long list of credits.
Dearly departed, her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew her and posthumously come across her work for generations to come. RIP

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