Emmanuel Baptist Church choir from New York with Siyaya

Brooklyn-based group, the Emmanuel Baptist Church choir teamed up with local group Siyaya for a few days of collaborative recording. The American group brought out a keyboard-player, drummer, saxophonist, trumpeter and around twenty singers, under the guidance of Pastor Frank Haye. Cape Town group Siyaya, lead by choir-master Bongani Magatyana, added more singers, a marimba, […]

Theme music for TV series “Khululeka”

Murray Anderson and Warrick Sony collaborated with ex-Moodphase5 rapper Denver Turner, to write the new opening and closing title sequence music for the Penguin Films TV series “Khululeka”, as well as providing the music for several scenes in the series. Denver Turner also coached the actors in the fine art of rapping, to give the […]

Sound design and final mix for experimental film “Jesus and the Giant”

Warrick Sony worked with director Akin Omotoso, to complete the sound design and final mix for Akin’s experimental film “Jesus and the Giant”. The film, written by Aryan Kaganoff, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008 – see http://www.tiff08.ca/filmsandschedules/films/jesusandthegiant – and is shot entirely (save for the last shot of the film) […]

Cissie Gool at National Arts Festival

Warrick Sony designed the sound and researched music for “Cissie” a biographical play about the life of Cissie Gool, directed by  Nadia Davids. He went to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown to set up the technical side, and “Cissie”, starring Rehane Abrahams, went on to play to rave reviews at the Baxter Theatre in […]