As I drove down the street I could see people dancing and hear singing near the courthouse in Simon's Town- a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. I pulled over and ran toward the group with recording gear in hand.
I was welcomed by the group and could feel the gaze of the armed police as they stood watch outside of the courthouse keeping a sharp eye on protestors.
I later learned that they were singing to support the famil...
After an epic twelve hour drive from Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg Mountains through the Karoo we arrived in Colesberg, South Africa- a small town in the Northern Cape and the halfway point between Johannesburg and Cape Town.
We awoke to some locals having a smoke. Listen as their voices reverberate in the small alleyways while the morning cargo trucks depart for Cape Town.
We're gearing up for our nine week South Africa trip, which will take us through thousands of kilometers of some of the most culturally diverse land in the world. We will be recording the sounds of South Africa in an attempt to capture not only the native music and people, but the beating heart of the land.
We'll be taking a photograph of whatever it is we will be recording, may it be a band, an animal, or stories told...