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Willow Smith – 3 (EP)

While her sibling is presently holding the music business under wraps with a string of great single releases, Willow Smith is approaching the same plan in her own style. The 14-year-old vocalist has connected with Google Play to offer the world a three-melody EP, with tunes “8,” “9” emphasizing TDE songstress SZA, and “Blooms,” as a free download. The EP will officially arrive at different retailers on November 17. To download Willow Smith’s 3 EP visit Read more

‘Poolside’ by Aidan Tobias.

In this month’s edition of a fashion friend, Aidan Tobias has channeled that balmy spirit of summer into a polaroid-shot editorial featuring Rochagne from BOSS. Bring on the weekend! Photographer: Aidan Tobias Fashion: Aimee Pullen Hair & make-up: Natasha Papadopoulos Model Rochagne at BOSS Models Read more

New Footwear. Diemme x Vault by Vans 2014 Holiday Collection.

One of our favourite footwear collabs has just revealed a new range, Diemme and Vault by Vans together manage to take a high quality product, this time the skate-hi and the era and push it to the limit. The simplicity, the beauty, the high quality materials, this is a dream collection, pure shoe hedonism. Read more
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New EP. Andy Islands – Andy Islands 1.

Stop what you’re doing right now and take a listen to this. Here’s another reason why your Friday is about to get progressively better! Andy Islands (Andrew Esterhuizen) has been well involved in this country’s local music scene through his bands Beach Party and currently, as one half of Gateway Drugs. He’s just released his first original solo effort, and for a debut drop it’s exciting stuff – three tracks of housey, bouncy cheer. We’re hoping this is just the beginning. Go here to download this goodness. Read more
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Hessien x Plant Life Vol iii – Wednesday.

Hessien and Plant Life are fast-tracking your weekend with this afternoon’s instalment of the Hessien X Plant Life EP – your weekly dose of goodness! It’s part 3, entitled Wednesday, and it contains just one track this time, ‘Nor’. Get involved: Read more

GQ Best-Dressed Men 2014.

‘From the boardroom to creative studios, GQ’s top lookers are captains of their industries and style kings amongst men. It’s that time of the year when we celebrate the achievements of South Africa’s most-stylish gents.’ We see GQ’s Best Dressed for 2014 share their views on what ‘being a gentlemen’ means as they pose on questionable props in well-fitted suits. There are a lot of big words and idealistic expressions thrown about, but Dyosiba’s words on the role of men within a community and family seemed particularly sincere and pertinent for young men today. Read more

SNEAKER FREAKER x Asics “Melvin: Son of Alvin” Launch at Smith & Abrahams

After the first Sneaker Freaker x ASICS collaboration five years ago, the Gel Lyte III “Alvin Purple”, Asics and Sneaker Freaker have got together once again. This time around however, they’ve chosen to collaborate on the OG Gel Kayano to bring you Melvin, the Son of Alvin. The Kayano has a legacy of being one of the top tier running sneakers within the Asics franchise, as true ‘heads would know. First introduced in the 90s, this runner features the classic Asics neoprene sockliner and a crazy rubber cage, so typical of that era. After their bright and brilliant purple and... Read more

Sam Turpin – ‘Gratuit’ Ft. SA Folk Singer Lenny-Dee

Yesterday Sam Turpin released another tune, featuring Lenny-Dee (frontwoman of SA folk band Bye Beneco). The song was produced by Turpin with additional arrangement by Alec Lomami. “Gratuit,” a dejected yet addicting bit of delicate pianos, skipping percussion, and flying saucer-like hardware, Turpin goes deeper into himself as he analyzes his motivation as a craftsman. Listen to the “Gratuit” below, and follow Turpin on twitter and soundcloud. Read more

Ana Kras x Devendra Banhart.

Dissatisfied with your mediocre relationship and soul-destroying job? Watch this. Artist Ana Kras and Devendra Banhart make one of the dreamiest couples, and they seem to be able to not just tolerate one another’s working-living spaces, but to thrive off one another. Discipline Design’s film on the couple’s shared studio space looks at Banhart and Kras’ academic, systematic approach to their work, exploring not only the importance of a good studio space, but also having the perks of having someone you can trust to bounce ideas off and be encouraged by. Read more

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