Author: Gary Peacock

Vocalist and harpist for the funk 'n roll outfit, The Lectric Monks. Involved in many upliftment projects like Good Guy Vibes, The Jam Shelf and Bandustry.

Femi Koya is one of the artists who will be performing at this weekend’s edition of Park Acoustics in Pretoria. I recently had a chat to him about this and a few other things. This is what he had to say… Park Acoustics is a milestone for many up-and-coming musicians in Gauteng. Can you tell us one of your favourite highlights on the Park Acoustics stage? One of my favourite highlights is watching Grassy Spark hit the stage of Park acoustics, I loved their energy and sound and of course Bye Beneco and Diamond Thug – some forces to be reckoned…

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Today I’m chatting to Jean-Michel Wickli. It’s a fact that the SA music industry is overwhelmingly considered somewhat of a tough cookie to crack, in the effort to cut through the shroud of confusion and misperception, it is important to take the time out to ask the questions that emerging artists can use to formulate an a view point of the current standing on the South African music scene. We have posed several questions to several industry professionals to help isolate some key points to consider when pursuing a career in this beautiful industry. For the first part of this…

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