Card on Spokes

Bio

Card on Spokes (born Shane Cooper) is a jazz and electronic music artist from Cape town, South Africa.

Taking influence from hip hop to house music, and subtle colours from his jazz roots, he has crafted a style that is constantly evolving. CoS has seen rapid success in the last few years, reaching a #1 on YFM, getting airplay on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6, as well as support from Gilles Peterson, and Boiler Room debuts. His live performance on the Cape Town Allstars edition of Boiler Room in 2016 set the tone for his latest EP ‘As We Surface’ which dropped in September 2016 to critical acclaim.

As a live electronic act, CoS incorporates keys, electric bass, and controllers, often flexing out into psychedelic bass solo frontiers, atop a bed of heaving dancefloor-centric beats. He has performed all over South Africa and abroad, and has shared the stage with Little Dragon, Daedelus, Young Fathers, Clap! Clap! and more.

Shane Cooper is known as one of the most progressive young jazz artists and double bassists in South Africa, having won the SAMA (South African Music Award) in 2014 for Best Jazz Album, and performing and/or recording with artists like Lionel Loueke (Herbie Hancock, Robert Glasper), Nils Berg (The Stoner), Soweto Kinch, The Kyle Shepherd Trio, Skyjack, Talvin Singh (Bjork), Malcolm Braff (Blue Note), and more.

His willingness to explore multiple musical landscapes within his recordings as Card On Spokes has become his very identity, drawing from his experiences as a double bassist and pulling them into a music made for the dance floor.

Music

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Card On Spokes - Layers
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ghost bicycle (unreleased interlude)
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Card On Spokes - 30 min mix for Kid Fonque's Selective Styles show on 5fm
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Faded Pictures (feat. Siya Makuzeni And Marcus Wyatt)
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They Don't Care About Us (Feat. Bonj Mpanza)
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As We Surface [single] (ft. Shabaka Hutchings) - Premiere On Gilles Peterson BBC Radio 6 (excerpt)
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As We Surface EP - Preview Minimix (EP out now)
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Stone Clouds
05:07
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Atreyu (unreleased outtake)
03:44
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Card On Spokes - 30 Minute Mix Aug 2015
30:02
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Comet Song
03:56
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Sunwalker (feat. Bonj Mpanza)
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Sunwalker EP - Preview Snippets - EP out now
03:54
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Shine Through (feat. Bonj Mpanza)
04:58
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Lead Me To The Water (REMIXES EP) - Preview (EP download link below)
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Sibot feat. Cerebral Vortex - Row Row (Card on Spokes Remix)
03:30
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Ladders (feat. Nicky Schrire)
04:06
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Goldshine (free DL)
03:37
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Rain (feat. Nicky Schrire)
04:54
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Disguises
03:38
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In You Go
03:42
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Touchy Touchy
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Sanstenvad Bridge (feat. Chris Engel)
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Videos

Card On Spokes - Faded Pictures LIVE (featuring Bonj Mpanza and Robin Fassie-Kock)
Card On Spokes - Stone Clouds [Audio]
Card On Spokes - As We Surface (feat. Shabaka Hutchings) [Audio]
Card On Spokes - They Don't Care About Us (feat. BONJ)
Card On Spokes - Ribbon Tooth (Official Music Video)
Card On Spokes - 30 minute mix for #SelectiveStyles on 5fm with Kid Fonque
Card on Spokes - Impala Parlour / Journey To Life (Official Video)
Card On Spokes - "As We Surface" EP Sampler
Markus Wormstorm - Siona Runs (Card On Spokes Remix)
Card On Spokes - On The Low (feat. Okmalumkoolkat and Nonku Phiri) [Audio]
Card On Spokes - Atreyu (audio)
Card On Spokes - Braamfontein (Audio)
Card On Spokes - 30 Minute Mix August 2015
Card On Spokes - Comet Song
Card On Spokes - Sunwalker (featuring BONJ)
Card On Spokes featuring Bonj Mpanza and Bokani Dyer - Shine Through (live)
Card on Spokes - Lead Me To The Water EP Launch / The Other Launch [promo video]
Card On Spokes - Disguises (OFFICIAL)
who is Card On Spokes
ZACape Town, South Africa
In operation since: 
2016
Profile added by Carlos Ncube on 13 Jul 2018
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