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Tecla Ciolfi is founder and manager of music news website Texx and the City has been a part of the music industry in South Africa for the last 10 years in various capacities, namely journalism, radio presenting, event curation and artist management.
#BizTrends2022: SA artists poised to dominate while TikTok still reigns supreme
#BizTrends2022: SA artists poised to dominate while TikTok still reigns supreme

Tecla Ciolfi, founder of Texx and the City, looks at the local music industry trends for the year ahead...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 5 Jan 2022

4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19
4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19

Here are a few ways you can put your hard-earned randelas to good use by helping your favourite musicians.

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 1 Mar 2021

#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming
#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet - well, not too much anyway - but all of the #BizTrends that I made last year came to fruition. A focus on independent artists, the rise of TikTok, the continued domination of streaming services - all featured...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 7 Jan 2021

SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19
SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19

Our entertainment industry is nothing if not resilient, Texx and the City's editor Tecla Ciolfi takes a look at some of the ways musicians are rising to the occasion as Covid-19 takes root in SA...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 26 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok
#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok

While it's not exactly easy to predict the future, there are a few musical movements that have seemed to gain momentum over the last year-or-so, movements that will hopefully be more relevant than ever, in the first year of our new decade...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 13 Jan 2020

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