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New Track. Thor Rixon Feat. OKMALUMKOOLKAT and Push Push – Bury Me With Diamonds.

Three South Africans that are really killing it at the moment have teamed up to bring you some heat. Each pushing their own thing, none of them taking guide from anyone but when they come together they produce this perfect balance of fun, hard and kinda weird. Thor Rixon has collaborated with pretty much every contemporary South African artist that has done anything mildly successful and every time he manages to find something special. This is OKmalumkoolkat’s first collab with Push Push but hopefully not their last. Read more
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Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues | 1000 Fans Sing NICKELBACK

Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues have upped their game! You’ve probably been ignoring that viral video flying around the Internet of 1000 Italians playing a synchronized rendition of ‘Learn to Fly’, in order to persuade Foo Fighters to play in Cesena. The Rockin’ 1000 project video racked up almost 12 million views since it was posted on YouTube on Thursday, described as ‘a miracle that will not be repeated ever again in music history’. Devised in May 2014, it took the project seven months to collect funds, and thousands of videos determined who would make up the final cut... Read more
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New Music Video. MOONCHILD – Dance Like A Girl

It’s been a minute since we heard from SA’s favourite kwaito-drenched Afro-futurist, Moonchild Sanelly. Earlier this year she released Rabulapha, a cheeky, electro-based collection of tracks that don’t skirt around issues – nope, Moonchild sings about what she knows, as she knows it. ‘Dance Like A Girl’ was the first single off the album, and the infectious three-minute track has been matched by an irresistible video of the diva plus crew: Read more
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GRIETFEST Interview | Ambush

With South Africa’s biggest underground electronic music festival just around the corner, we had a few words with some of the most exciting acts on the bill. First up is Ambush, getting ready for the Science Frikshun stage: You’re a veritable veteran when it comes to Bass music in SA. What was the scene like in SA when you started out + how were you introduced? When I got into ‘Bass’ music, it was known as Jungle and Hardcore, it was music that had been sampled, stretched and had broken beats, The bass side of it came later as various... Read more
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New Album. Vincent – About Distance

Comprised of Cape Town-sourced, Berlin-based Alex and Danielle Hitchcock, Vincent is a budding new soft electronic project, taking cues from a diverse set of deep and subtle electronic music – more about ‘detailed, lush arrangements, rather than about instant gratification’. Having used music as a tool to keep the two close over thousands of kilometres, Vincent inevitably emerged from Alex and Danielle as a connection in close proximity. On About Distance: ‘It was composed with the purpose of discovering our own sound, based on our influences. We have tried to combine instruments, textures and ambience in a way that we... Read more
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By Parra Available in South Africa.

Dutch artist Parra is best known for his curved post-Pop imagery, highly saturated colours, vibrant hand-drawn letters and worlds inhabited by hybrid, surreal characters. Celebrated by galleries and championed by an underground following from the outset, Parra has quickly become a respected and eclectic artist worldwide. Working across drawing, painting, animation and sculpture, Parra creates an enigmatic and instantly recognisable style that defies easy categorisation. As an extension of his endeavours he developed the Parra Homeware and Apparel brand where you can find distinct styles that defy his taste and reflect his work in the shape of high quality garments,... Read more
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New Music Video. Okmalumkoolkat – Free #100kMaCassette

Right at the beginning of July, BOY$IN BUCK$ member Okmalumkoolkat released the first single off 100k MaCassette Mixtape; a freestyle over a classic M’du rework by DJ Zharp Zharp, recorded at Sketchy Bongo studios. The video just dropped; check it out below. The full #100kMaCassette mixtape drops as soon as Okmalumkoolkat hits more than 100k followers either on Twitter, Insta or Facebook. Go! Download the track here! Read more
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New Album. The Lottery Tickets – Evergreen

Surprises are the best, hey? After calling it quits almost three years ago, The Lottery Tickets have been sitting on their album Evergreen ever since without releasing it to the world. Yesterday, out of the blue, the band finally posted a link to the full nine-track album, streaming on Youtube. It’s here in all it’s post-adolescent, small-town glory. Thanks, Somerset West. Now how about a reunion show? An album about the beach. An album about hating yourself and about loving everything so much you want to die. An album about being high in a play school. An album about best... Read more
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Interview: Lara Adine Lipschitz of Chin Up.

Chin Up, one of our favourite local web series, has a lovely creator, Lara Lipschitz. We have seen a bit of a decline in the production of episodes as she has been on stage performing in cabaret but hopefully we will see some more episodes soon. We caught up with her recently and did a little style shoot with her… You are primarily an actress who has both featured in an on stage version of cabaret and taken the initiative to create your own online comedy series, how did the two differ? Performing on stage requires a whole different set... Read more
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Seferino on His New EP, ‘Monkey With No Tail!’

After releasing the first track and music video earlier this month, one of our favourite new(ish) additions to this country’s burgeoning electronic landscape – Seferino – dropped his debut EP via Secret Songs, entitled Monkey With No Tail!. Simple but not simplistic, it’s a highly pleasant aural experience – a combination of sensual dreampop and afro-infused groove with disco-influenced undertones. Other than John Wizards, what’s influenced you musically? I had a lot of great music pushed onto me by my family growing up. Like The Beatles, Steely Dan, Miles Davis and stuff. When we got ADSL (I kinda presume this happened to... Read more

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New Track. Thor Rixon Feat. OKMALUMKOOLKAT and Push Push – Bury Me With Diamonds.

Three South Africans that are really killing it at the moment have teamed up to... Read more

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By Parra Available in South Africa.

Dutch artist Parra is best known for his curved post-Pop imagery, highly saturated colours, vibrant... Read more

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Interview: Lara Adine Lipschitz of Chin Up.

Chin Up, one of our favourite local web series, has a lovely creator, Lara Lipschitz.... Read more

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BO¥ZNBUCK$ Racing Club Lookbook Video.

A few days ago we feature the look book for BO¥ZNBUCK$ Racing Club but they... Read more

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SOL-SOL Winter Lookbook 2015

SOL-SOL, one of South Africa’s finest street-wear exports, has just released their new range for... Read more

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Vans x RVCA Rolling Retro 2015.

Rolling Retro the ‘…biggest retro style surf event in the world’ took place a few... Read more

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