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For No Apparent Reason . UMGCD 115 2012 ONBEKEND
1. Let's Build A World
2. Over And Over
3. Some KInd Of Hope
4. You Are Mine
5. I'll Fix Everything
7. My Hands Are Tied
9. Today We Fight
10. Wake Up
11. What I Want
12. For No Apparent Reason
Stefan Dixon Releases Superlative Debut Album
Universal Music has announced the release of Stefan Dixon's impressive debut-album, For No Apparent Reason. The brilliant full-length record is currently in stores - countrywide.
Stefan Dixon is a true musician. He lives for the joy of creating music and lives on the road. This incorruptible love for creating music underpins every track on his brilliant debut-work.
Dixon's music can best be described melodic/acoustic/pop/afro/folk/rock. And it comes as no surprise when taking Dixon's musical influences into account - he lists The Dave Matthews Band, Vusi Mahlasela, Paul Simon, Michael Jackson and Bright Blue as major influences on his music. Dixon even has the opportunity to collaborate with the legendary Vusi Mahlasela on his track 'You Are Mine,' which was an absolute carreer highlight for him, as Mahlasela is one of his childhood heroes.
The title of the album has been travelling with Dixon for several years now... and not for no apparent reason. It alludes to his recurring theme of making sense out of his journey - "I can't count the amount of times where I've felt that whatever I'm doing just doesn't make sense. But the more I gig, the more I'm on the road, the clearer it all gets. I only doubt myself once or twice monthly these days. It used to be a daily occurrence," he explains.
The music on For No Apparent Reason validates his quest for meaning - the tracks are strong, emotive artworks infused with beautiful melodies and his soulful, insightful lyrics are infused with a musical gift so profound that it borders on genius.
The reason is apparent - talent like Dixon's deserves to be heard. And South African audiences now have the pleasure of getting to know the prolific Stefan Dixon's music.
2018 09 - Festival Voor Het Afrikaans 2018, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
2018 09 22 - Expozaal: Gert Vlok Nel, Zelda le Grange, Riku & Jackie Lätti, The Elzabad Voices, Leoni Jansen, Concert: Stefan Dixon, Hannelore Bedert, Joep Pelt & Churchil Naudé, Laurika Rauch & Loki Rothman, Presentatie: Leoni Jansen - Rode Zaal: Theater: Sandra Prinsloo (Moedertaal) - Boogzaal: Ellen (Die Ellen Pakkies Storie) - Markt: Gert Vlok Nel, Zelda le Grange
2018 09 23 - Expozaal: Laurika Rauch & Loki Rothman, Antjie Krog & Churchil Naudé & Jolyn Phillips, Theater: Krotoa Eva Van de Kaap, Concert: Grote Wasgoedlyn-Finale - Rode Zaal: Theater: Sandra Prinsloo (Moedertaal) - Boogzaal: Documentaire: Fonteine van die Dorsland, Film: Die Rebellie Van Lafras Verwey - Markt: Antjie Krog
2014 05 17 - Road To STRAB: Superhero Dress Up Party: Janice and the Half Jacks, Silver Creek Mountain Band, Stefan Dixon, Andra, Guy Collins, Naming James, Lizard Kings, Raoul and Black Friday, Mr. Cat & The Jackal, Feed The Wolf, Black Cat Bones, Wonderboom, Southern Gypsey Queen, Arcade Empire, R80 - Olmeca Tequila
2013 05 18 - Voodoo Beach - Road To STRAB Party, Black Cat Bones (CD Launch "Beatpillar"), Bittereinder, Gerald Clark, Raoul and Black Friday, Natalie Chapman, Tombstone Pete, Stefan Dixon, Luna Paige, Arcade Empire, 15:00 - Arcade Empire - Carling Black Label - STRAB
2004 04 09-11 - Oppikoppi "I checked the level; the level is fine for me"- Easter Festival Festival met Dan Patlansky and the Mississippi Muthers, Jack Hammer, The Narrow, Valiant Swart, Prime Circle, Akkedis, Ravis Regis and Louis Mhlanga, The Finkelstiens, Piet Planter, Laurie Levine, Duck & Cover, Peepshow, Soil 7T7, Auriel's Habit, Stefan Dixon, Anika, Brixton Moord en Roof, Little Oblivion, Gordon's Suitcase, Loose Cannon, Northam, PTA - oppikoppi.co.za