American rock has been cribbing African sounds for years. Now a South African band is poised to make a big splash on our shores. BLK JKS, from Johannesburg, blends African sounds with MTV-inspired art rock. They just released their first album in the U.S., Mystery. Band members Lindani Buthelezi and Mpumi Mcata perform live, and tell Kurt about witnessing the end of apartheid and discovering Nirvana.

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