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    Gauteng style: a history of house music in South Africa

    It’s sometime after 11pm on a warm December night when DJ Mag meets Vinny Da Vinci. An understated guy, this giant of South Africa’s club underground long since reached boss level among fans of 4/4 in his homeland and beyond. A modest-sized crowd are locked into his deep rhythms on the small outdoor terrace at Tsweu Street Lifestyle Café, with resident Mr Slow soon taking charge, ensuring the tangible vibe in this typically informal township venue continues. Beyond the entrance, these ends of Pretoria’s Mamelodi neighbourhood have long held a reputation as a nightlife destination, offering several addresses designed for drinking and dancing. But our evening is all about Monday Therapy.

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