• 06:00-10:00

    Breakfast Show 06:00-10:00

    • Celest

      Saying she has a "zest for life" does not entirely justify nor describe who Celest Anthony is. Being the only child has never stopped her from devoting a big part of herself to helping others. Born and raised in the Stellenbosch, she finds her passion in helping to develop and better the community. At the age of 25, she is currently on the road to obtaining her BA degree in Social Work, along with previous qualifications in community development and trauma counseling. Celest enjoys filming and watching documentaries, reading and spoken word. Her eccentric and extroverted nature is what makes her relatable and her determination and independence is what keeps her going each and every day. A dose of Celest a day is sure to keep the doctor away.

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    • Fauzia

      let’s just say that in my past life I would think I would be a comedian but then the desert would not seem that dry compared to me. So expect some dry jokes but some sudden thirst quenching moments- A wanna be artsy person with a mercurial soul, ps. I like writing check out my blog: greypanache.wordpress.com

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  • 10:00-12:00

    Am2Pm 10:00-12:00

    • Sam

      Sam has her Honours in Social Work, she has always lived by the quote "Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you."- Princess Diana. she is a heavily passionate believer in the 3 P's of life: people, popcorn and puppies . She is a fun loving and bubbly person. When she isn't behind the microphone she is exploring South Africa and documenting her passion for wild life through photography. Sam hopes to one day be a master of all trades, she enjoys culinary arts, photography, wild life and all things radio.

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  • 12:00-14:00

    Halftime 12:00-14:00

    • Wesley

      Wesley eats, breathes and lives sport. Look up the word in the dictionary and there right next to it you'll find a picture of him. A man of many talents, he also has a keen ear for a good song. His powerful, sultry voice echoes through every show, keeping you entertained with all the right banter.

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  • 14:00-16:00

    Lunch 14:00-16:00

    • Axola

      Axola Mavumbe studied Business Management because of her passion about entrepreneurship and building communities. Axola who has the biggest heart with hints of sass and occasional spice will warm the toughest smile with her dimpled smile.

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  • 16:00-19:00

    Drive Sport News Reader 16:00-19:00

    • Lee

      An avid sports lover, and talented DJ with a qualification in audio engineering and audio production. Big aspirations to become a top radio producer and sports journalist/sports news reader.

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    • Monique

      Having completed her undergraduate in Social Dynamics at Stellenbosch University, Monique lives by the motto "I am because we are". She strives on her passion to connect with and understand people. Her vibrant personality keeps you awake and buzzing at any hour however it is her versatile nature that makes every show a relate-able experience.

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  • 19:00-21:00

    Detour 19:00-21:00

    • Marecia

      Marecia is a final year student at Stellenbosch University. She is passionate about people and giving back to the community. In her spare time, she tutors learners at Ikaya Primary School who struggle with Maths and English. Lastly, she loves art, music, good food, drinking tea and hanging out with her dog.

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    • Marilize

      Marilize is a fun-loving, party animal that lives by the following key facts of life. Time spent watching a good film is never wasted time. Puns are not over-rated. Coffee is life. Exercise was invented so we can eat more! … Oh and in the wise words of Florence Foster Jenkins, “They may say I can’t sing, but they can never say I didn’t sing.”

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Jacob Collier

Jacob Collier
Release date
01 January 1970
Jacob Collier
01 January 1970 |

Jacob Collier first attracted attention with endearing homemade music videos that feature his versions of classic songs by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and others. Now 21, the multi-instrumentalist is seen in his family’s well-stocked music room, playing every instrument. The short clips use split and multiple screens to highlight each of the (many) parts; here’s Jacob smacking the snare drum, and there’s another Jacob, across the room, snapping out a funk bassline.

The best of these, like the “PYT” video that’s had more than 300,000 views, are entertaining primers in the art of multi-tracking, sometimes involving eight Jacob Collier voices in glorious, Creamsicle-hued harmony. They’re also exercises in music-geek showmanship: chances to watch as an unfathomably talented kid tears apart a beloved hit, modulates into a distant key just for a momentary chuckle, adds extra beats to confuse dancers, and drops devious jazz-piano science between verses.

There’s a thin line between genius and gimmickry. Collier’s debut album, In My Room, walks right up to it, peers out into the Valley Of Random Shredding, and then tiptoes back to the tasteful side. The title track is a faithful rendering of the Beach Boys classic, and though the voice chorale features some slyly disruptive interior tension, the mood of plush, daydreaming introspection prevails. This is the one to play for your Four Freshmen-loving grandfather and your glee-club pal who can’t get enough of Take 6.

Elsewhere, Collier changes the character and tone of his singing voice to suit his original material: He delivers the opening track, “Woke Up Today,” as a Bootsy-schooled funk crusader, shifts into a believable tone of sullen introspection to sing the gorgeous “Hideaway,” then glances at D’Angelo for the falsetto-kissed “Down The Line” and a brilliant episodic glide called “Saviour” that finds him rushing some phrases and placing others radically behind the beat. (The video for that one, shot in a continuous take, shows that Collier’s visual concept has evolved quickly.)

Collier’s vocals are showy and scene-stealing in a musical-theater way, but his exuberance is not that of a stage pro: Running through the singing and all the overdubbing that supports it is a palpable sense of play and discovery. Most of the time, the assembled tracks sound incredibly loose, governed by leap-of-faith ad-libs and happy accidents. Sure, his approach to music-making demands planning, but Collier isn’t a slave to the script: Dive in and listen on a granular level to any individual part, and you’ll hear unrestrained joy running right alongside whatever crazy chops and meta stuff is going on.

That’s the thing about Collier: His music operates on multiple levels at once. His sound is all happy showbiz dazzle on top, while underneath, in the boiler room, he’s conjuring Steve Reich and Frank Zappa. His tunes are rooted in stunning, opulent, proudly consonant chords, but sometimes they take sudden left turns into terrifying dissonance. He’s daring and calculating all at once — a child of the Internet who darts from one magical idea to the next, sometimes abandoning hypnotic grooves before they’ve even fully coalesced. Above all, Collier’s got an agile, fully alive musical mind and a distinct sound and, perhaps most importantly, the willingness to take chances. Listening to his sometimes dizzying debut, you get the sense that he could go in any direction and succeed. Or, at the very least, create something interesting.

Review by NPR @ https://www.npr.org/2016/06/23/482809010/first-listen-jacob-collier-in-my-room