Punk AF in the Townships

Source: Roads & Kingdoms

Sunday afternoon in Soweto. In the streets of the township, where matchbox houses and small gardens are laid out in identical rows, you could expect to hear gospel, hip hop, or kwaito, a popular variant of house music that uses African sounds and samples. But this afternoon, the echo of a guitar being tuned emanates from a house on Mthaba Street. The concert will begin soon.

A mixed crowd (still a rare sight in post-apartheid South Africa) is converging towards a garage converted into a shebeen for Punk Fuck, a regular occasion for local punk aficionados to ...

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