Profile: Blk Jks


blk_jks_main-300x227South Africa’s very first Sowetan indie rock act comprises of guitarists Lindani Buthelezi and Mpumi Mcata, Molefi Makananise on bass and drummer Tshepang Ramoba. BLK JKS made their international recording debut in 2007 and in 2009 they signed with America’s premier indie rock labels Secretly Canadian and released the Secretly Canadian album with the four-track Mystery EP. The group has toured both the United States and Europe, including appearances at the 2010 Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening concert and the Big Chill festival. In 2010 they released their full length debut album After Robots and have since been nominated in the South African Music Awards for Best Album of the Year and Best Alternative Music Album in English.
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