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Loco Dice and Bridges For Music team up to aid South African Youth Center

The Desolat don gives back

  • Sydney Megan Jow
  • 11 August 2016

Loco Dice teamed up again with non-profit organization Bridges For Music to give aid to the Kliptown Youth Center in Soweto, South Africa.

The Desolat label-head worked with the charity last year on a full tour which included educational workshops and performances to help raise funds and awareness on the group's initiatives.

Bridges For Music works primarily in South Africa, giving support to disadvantaged communities through the power of music with the help of key industry icons.

This particular project remains especially close to Loco Dice, as he recalls the importance of his local youth center where he found comfort and guidance in as a child: "The Kliptown Youth Center is a heart-felt issue, which really moved and inspired me. I feel my African roots, and I remember how important a local youth center in my hometown of Düsseldorf was for me. There is music in the Kliptown Youth Center and there are kids who otherwise might not have a chance to create and express themselves.”

The Kliptown Youth Center has acted as a safe haven for children and teens in Soweto for over three decades. Bridges For Music's work will help fund its resources and spread the word on ongoing issues the community faces.

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Watch the recap video of Loco Dice's 2015 work with Bridges For Music below.

Sydney is Mixmag's US Digital Content Editor. Follow her on Twitter here

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