Videos

Rootspring and Cape Town Arts Festival bring you a Field Recording by Nceba Gongxeka and Duane Star called Mpempe – captured at HoutBay river on a winter’s morning in June. With the talented Nceba Gongxeka on the Harp and the...
  • 9th September 2022
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Isitiso is a Rootspring and Cape Town Arts Festival Field Recording featuring Nceba Gongxeka, Fancy Galada, and Duane Star. On a winter’s morning in June, Rootspring went to a river in HoutBay to capture this field recording. The sound of...
  • 30th August 2022
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Rootspring is excited to announce that the Karoo project was featured in the 24th BASA awards this year for KKNK Filmed at multiple locations in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the virtual ceremony for the 24th BASAAwards partnered by Hollard was directed...
  • 13th December 2021
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Rootspring launches their first online Concert “Sounds of Change” in partnership with Artscape Theatre and Cape Town Festival. Sounds of Change echoes the challenges women face in South Africa. The songs are intentionally centered around these issues with tones of...
  • 22nd November 2021
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Enjoy this track? Consider supporting these musicians by donating here – https://busqr.co.za/streamer/rootspri… (use artist name as your reference in the shout-out box when making payment) With Covid jeopardising employment prospects for musicians, a wide range of approaches to making, sharing...
  • 1st September 2021
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After a much needed rethink and strategizing, the Build Madosini a Home campaign was relaunched this month. We’ve had to take it down a few months back due to some technical issues with the previous platform we had chosen. We’ve been putting in a lot...
  • 1st September 2021
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On a sunny afternoon in August, Rootspring arrived to set up for a field recording at the home of Ilsa and Neil in Zeekoevlei, Cape Town.  Their lush garden that overlooks the wide banks of the river provided a relaxing...
  • 1st June 2021
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A three legged African potpie pot (Ngxawu) full of delicious sounds, concocted by : Hilton, Lungiswa & Vuyo. A once off magical collaboration of three wonderful South African musicians. This will get to the heart and roots of South African...
  • 5th January 2021
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A three legged African potjie pot (Ngxawu) full of delicious sounds, concocted by: Lungiswa Plaatjies, Hilton Schilder and Vuyo Katsha. A once off magical collaboration of three wonderful South African musicians. This really got to the heart and roots of...
  • 4th January 2021
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A three legged African potpie pot (Ngxawu) full of delicious sounds, concocted by : Hilton, Lungiswa & Vuyo. A once off magical collaboration of three wonderful South African musicians. This really got to the heart and roots of South African...
  • 4th January 2021
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Mark Fransman is a multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and songwriter who hails in Cape Town, South Africa. He has performed with the likes of Sibongile Khumalo, Finley Quaye, Zim Nqgwana just to mention a few. He recently collaborated with...
  • 3rd January 2021
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Enjoy this track? Consider supporting these musicians by donating here – https://busqr.co.za/streamer/rootspri… (use artist name as your reference in the shout-out box when making payment) With Covid jeopardising employment prospects for musicians, a wide range of approaches to making, sharing...
  • 2nd January 2021
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With Covid jeopardising employment prospects for musicians, a wide range of approaches to making, sharing and experience music have arisen. People around the world have turned to music to help them through the crisis, music has become embedded in our...
  • 29th September 2020
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Enjoy this track? Consider supporting these musicians by donating here – https://busqr.co.za/streamer/rootspri… (use artist name as your reference in the shout-out box when making payment) With Covid jeopardising employment prospects for musicians, a wide range of approaches to making, sharing...
  • 7th July 2020
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In these times of planetary insanity, this musical round is for all of us who are separated from the people we love. Video participants: Whawha Mosiea, Julie Blundell, Caroline Blundell, Jonny Blundell, Terrence Scarr, Jennifer Eaves, Purity Mkhize, Nick Turner,...
  • 12th May 2020
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