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Music by Magpie • Is local music lekke enough?

August 9, 2016
Local South African Music

Earlier this year local broadcaster, the SABC made a somewhat radical decision (or rather one of many) to enforce a quota system across their  +/- 18 Radio Stations, this would involve these local station’s having to play 90% local content each and every single day. The question is do we have enough really good local music? 90% local content would mean 21.6 hours of a possible 24, taking into consideration talking and adverts, let’s say there would be about 16 hours to fill (that’s about 960min), the average song is about 4min long at most, so that’s on average 240…

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