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New Trailer. In Search of Our Own

Both film lecturers at The Open Window School of Film Arts in Pretoria, Adriaan de la Rey and PJ Kotze have collaborated to disocver and documanet one of this country’s greatest and yet least remembered architects. The mind behind some of Pretoria, Potchefstroom, Pietermaritzburg’s best buildings – House Greenwood, the Bank of the Netherlands (Pretoria and Durban), Polley’s Arcade, and the Little Theatre, Norman Eaton’s buildings defined an era in Pretoria but now stand neglected and in ruin. In Search of Our Own seeks to discover the story of Norman Eaton, delving into his forgotten legacy, looking at the influences... Read more
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Kanda Bongo Man Announced for Cape Town Nu World Festival

The lineup for July’s Cape Town Nu World Festival is really heating up with the announcement of the legendary Kanda Bongo Man – a key figure in Afrian music – added to the already bursting lineup. ‘If Kanda Bongo Man doesn’t make you want to dance, call an ambulance. You’re dead,’ his followers would say. With soulful solos, this talented musician has transformed Congolese music and his form of soukous and given birth to the kwassa kwassa dance rhythm, where the hips move back and forth while the hands move to follow the hips. Kanda Bongo Man is now hailed... Read more
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New Music Video. Tame Impala – Cause I’m a Man

It takes quite a song to deserve two music videos. Following up Tame Impala’s WEIRDCORE-directed animation for ‘Cause I’m a Man’ we saw last week, our favourite Australians has now given us a new video was co-directed by Dan Dipaola and Megan McShane, featuring a bunch of puppets performing the song. We’ve already heard ‘Let It Happen’, ‘Disciples’, and ‘Eventually’ off Tame Impala’s upcoming LP, Currents, due out in July. It seems as though things just keep getting better. Read more
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New Footwear. Saucony x Sneaker Freaker – ‘Kush Whacker’ Grid SD.

Sneaker Freaker have teamed up with Sauncony to bring you another top notch footwear collaboration. They have taken the Grid SD a little ‘higher’ and created a dope rendition, titled the ‘Kush Whacker’. The purple haze colour-way features layered black widow suede against performance mesh, ‘acapulco’ beige formstripes, 3M reflective nugs and a smokey-grey suede that appears the heel. All online orders will also get a complimentary pair of custom ‘KUSH’ argyle socks as a gift from the folks at Burlington as wel. Do not miss out, hit up our webshop to secure your pair. The ‘Kush Whaker’ will be available... Read more
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Music and fashion have long had a close relationship.From punk to hip hop, folk to rock ‘n roll, music genres are characterised as much by their differing sounds as by the fashion style they adopt. And because of this, as fans, we’re attracted to certain music genres not just on how they sound, but also on how they look. The music we listen to influences our personal style and vice versa. Few brands can claim a heritage as richly steeped in music as Levi’s®, making Levi’s® jeans a timeless feature of many music-inspired style essentials. To celebrate this relationship, Levi’s®... Read more
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Update: Namsa Lauba – ‘Zulu Kids’

We featured Guinean-Swiss Namsa Lauba last month with her study ‘Khoi San’; a series of striking portraits of bizarrely honest Khoisan youth. The award-winning photographer focusses her research on on African identity through Western eyes, once again excellently portrayed in ‘Zulu Kids’ – a little bit strange, reassuredly tongue-in-cheek, and rather striking. See the full series here. Read more
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New EP. Christian Tiger School – Premix EP.

We’re getting all kinds of excited for Christian Tiger School’s first release since they signed with Tommy Boy Entertainment earlier this year. We’ve heard ‘Chorisolo’ (and seen its incredible video), ‘Cinderella Rocafella’, and received a taste of the release via CTS’s rooftop Boiler Room set  from early 2015. Now, ahead of their album release Christian Tiger School have released a ‘Premix EP’ consisting of remixes from Slugabed, MNDSGN and Markus Wormstorm. It’s streaming on Spotify, but for anyone who can’t access that, it’s on iTunes as well. The album cover’s by Philippus Johan. How nice? Check out more of his work... Read more
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New Album. Nozinja – Nozinja Lodge

Premiered on The Guardian, founder, mastermind and reigning king of shangaan electro Nozinja’s debut album on Warp Records, Nozinja Lodge is now available for your streaming pleasure. We heard ‘Tsekeleke’ last year as the lead single off the album, and the rest doesn’t disappoint. For almost a decade, the producer has been busy pioneering the genre’s sound, which mixes frantic dance rhythms with high-pitched electronics, Afro-futurist flavours and the soulful melodies of traditional South African music. Stream the full album here. Read more
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New Remix EP. Okmalumkoolkat – re:code H0

Now part of the Affine Records family, our local favourite Okmalumkoolkat is out with a five-track remix EP re:code H0, as a follow-up to his Holy Oxygen I EP, released in 2014, was a spectacular fusion of Simiso Zwane’s many facets and the future-leaning production work of Affine´s very own Cid Rim & The Clonious. re:code H0 is a colourful collection of Holy Oxygen I re:codes with contributions by the likes of some of our best – Jumping Back Slash, Petite Noir, salute, Sibot and Wandl. The opener Holy Oxygen by young gun Wandl, the latest addition to the Affine camp,... Read more
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New Music Video. The Weeknd – The Hills.

The Weeknd’s mix of dark, sexy and almost self deprivation is capture so eloquently in his latest video for ‘The Hills’. The video depicts a crash and the subsequent devastation but Abel just goes on about his sexual encounters and living life for the moment, no reaction to the damage around him. Read more

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New Footwear. Saucony x Sneaker Freaker – ‘Kush Whacker’ Grid SD.

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Music and fashion have long had a close relationship.From punk to hip hop, folk to... Read more

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An Interview with The Other Girls…

The Other Girls are behind one of Joburg’s best events, The WKND Social, a day-time... Read more

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The Kooks are coming back…

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New Video. Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ (Part 1).

Lebogang Rasethaba and Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ has been edited into episodes that... Read more

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Vans x RVCA Rolling Retro 2015.

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