John Wizards is a group from Cape Town, South Africa. Formed by musician and producer John Withers, the band is a collection of old and new friends. Described as a mix of R&B, Soukous, Afropop, Reggae, House, Shangaan Electro, and Dub, the group caught the attention of electronic record label Planet Mu, with whom they released their self-titled debut album in 2013. The critically acclaimed debut album earned the band a place in the Guardian’s top ten albums of 2013, as well as rave reviews and high ranking end of year polls from the likes of Pitchfork, The Quietus, Line of Best Fit and the NME.

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