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Stelth Ulvang (The Lumineers) live at Popsicle Studios

We recently had The Lumineers down in South Africa for a couple of really great shows. It seems as though something stuck with band member Stelth Ulvang, who made his way around the country recently for some magical solo shows, featuring some of South Africa’s best thanks to the City Soirée team. After playing at The Youngblood Gallery in Bree Street with Albert Frost, Lee Thomson, Bonj Mpanza and Stelth’s rhythm section for the tour Ryan McArthur on bass and Werner von Waltsleben on drums, Popsicle Studios put together a show in studio for a tiny audience – here’s the... Read more
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Night Shift Experience.

On Saturday night I found myself driving towards Palm Ridge, an area that merely hours before I didn’t know existed never mind knowing where it was. As I got closer to the Palm Ridge fire station the differences between North and South Joburg become more and more clear, the sun was going down and the streets seem to have a bit of a calm before the storm kinda feeling. I arrived at the fire station, which was relatively quiet as the staff got ready for the night shift, thankfully there was a familiar face in Kate who I was set... Read more
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Interview with The Watermark High on His Latest Release

So you’ve recently released FOR GOOD. What inspired the writing process? I wrote the EP on and off, over about a year. In my mind, these 5 songs worked together as a collective, thematically. The title, For Good refers to a sense of permanence as well as positivity, which applied to what was going on in my life while writing so it just made sense to explore that. I wrote about half the tracks last year and the other half earlier this year. What were the biggest influences? I’m a huge fan of intricate, organic sounding electronic music so I... Read more
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Update: Adriaan Louw for RVCA

Here’s a little update from the we-are-awesome family – Adriaan is currently travelling Europe in all of its summer glory. Back in the Cape, he shot the perfect babe – Kristi Vlok – featuring threads by RVCA. See more from Adriaan here. Read more
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New Music Video. Uno July – Skelem

After releasing his Best Kept Secret EP earlier this year, and in anticipation of upcoming full-length Uno n Only project, Uno July – who’s done his time as one half of the iconic SA hip-hop duo Ill Skillz (with Jimmy Flexx) for over ten years – released this video for ‘Skelm': Check out more form Uno July here. Read more
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New Mix. Subterranean Wavelength Vol. 3 ft mungo., Sylvan Aztok, Seferino + more

Described as a ‘rare bouquet of African experimental electronica’, Subterranean Wavelength Vol. 3 premiered yesterday on okayafrica, the third instalment of Micr.Pluto and Edward Kgosidintsi’s mix series exploring the local beat scene. This time the curation was specifically Cape Town orientated, with a selection of new tracks from the best and the lesser known down South: Read more
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adidas Originals Tubular Runner Primeknit Snake Pack

The adidas Originals Tubular has already made a mark in 2015 as an adidas lover’s solution to both performance and casual footwear, blending athletics and aesthetics to create a progressive silhouette with most advanced Primeknit technology. The Tubular Runner Primeknit Snake Pack is the silhouette at its best – Primeknit technology involving a digitally knitted entire upper in one piece, using fused yarn that fine tunes the exact amount of flexibility and support needed in every part of the shoe. Lightweight comfort, seamless design and less waste. The Snake Pack comes in two colourways – Black Carbon (black and grey... Read more
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Introducing: ICE COLD

Listen up kids, you’re going to like this. One half of the brains behind your favourite monthly excuse to misbehave, YOH, is going out solo to bring you a weekly reason to regret what you did on the dance floor. ICE COLD is coming to old faithful, Fiction, every Wednesday, as of tonight. Think basic hiphop from residents Calvin Decline and Gucci Napkins with fresh themes and different guest DJs. This week Young Supreme is kicking things off for the inaugural event. All the event info is right here. Read more

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Vans x RVCA Rolling Retro 2015.

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