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The African Music Store

134 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
0214260857
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Owner description: The premier and possibly the only specialty African CD shop in the world. We have a range of around 3000 titles , mostly South African music, covering... more » Owner description: The premier and possibly the only specialty African CD shop in the world. We have a range of around 3000 titles , mostly South African music, covering all genres as well as a growing range of pan African sounds. We have existed for close to 15 years, and continue to expand our knowledge and reputation. Arena Magazine rated us as one of the 8 best music outlets in the world! We maintain a warm welcoming atmosphere in the store, and our knowledgable staff are always ready to pay personal attention to anyone needing help on choosing music. We have a bank of listening Places for customers to sample the delights of African music. Also on offer is a range of T shirts and curios, carefully chosen mainly from self-help groups in the rural areas of South Africa. These curios are generally not available at the many other curio outlets around the city. A visit to Cape Town isn't complete without stopping in to see us. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

i visited the african music store on the 2 of june. i had no clue about music from africa except from some world music compilations.i told the young man there what i was looking for, a mix of cds some old greats,some new,some reggae some house,some blues,some traditional,some jazz.i came out with 13 or 14 cds without listening to any,based... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

If you have a love of African music or are just curious you must visit here. This place is abuzz with excellent music & the staff are very helpful & friendly. They will play CDs for you happily. You could end up spending half a day here easily! They also sell some local craftware. Well worth visiting & supporting this... More

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