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SOL-SOL Autumn 2016

Our solids favourites over at Sol-Sol Menswear are warming things up for the colder months with its autumn collection. The collection involved Sol-Sol’s classics, updated for 2016 and with a focus on outerwear – that pinstripe denim chore coat is everything. Look out for the drop in mid-May online and in-store! Read more
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Listen to Beat Sampras’ Dreamy Self-Titled EP

Late last week, the Internet received eight track of something beautiful – Beat Sampras’ self-titled debut EP. As the fourth project put out by David Migwalla, it’s the first time actually fully collaborating with new partner Dylan Fine to form Beat Sampras. They’ve made appearances at all the heavyweight gigs – from a Rocking The Daisies 2015 DJ set to performing at CTEMF this year. About to play at the Weheartbeat four year anniversary party, their brand new is exactly what we need for these rainy days. ‘The first time we played together, I produced the beats and Dylan just... Read more
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Alice Phoebe Lou Shares Visuals for ‘Orbit’

Straight off the release of her debut full-length studio album, Orbit, Alice Phoebe Lou releases the music video for the title track, ‘Orbit’. Having grown up in the sleepiest part of Cape Town, APL is now firmly settled as a European street performer, wandering the streets and parks of Berlin on a regular basis and currently embarking on a tour of Europe. Her latest music video, directed by Romain Vennekens, is a dreamy visual interpretation of the song, set in the mystic mountains of Boyaca, Colombia: If you’re in the UK next month, catch Alice at: London | Bush Hall... Read more
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New Music Video. Batuk – Gira

Batuk have once again delivered a powerful new track off their forthcoming debut album Musica da Terra to be released on May 27th 2016, on Teka Recordings. Made up of Spoek Mathambo, Aero Manyelo and Manteiga, the trio is creating a self-defining genre loosely based on their own interpretations of house. ‘Gira’ (a Portuguese word meaning to change or turn around) Batuk’s third single; a hard hitting song of protest, calling for change. There are currently fifteen African countries involved in war, or are experiencing post-war conflict and tension. Addressing this phenomenon, the song is born of dance floor culture,... Read more
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Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal + The Very Best Perform ‘There Will Be Time’ Live in SA

On their recent tour to South Africa, Mumford & Sons collaborated with touring mates The Very Best, Senegalese legend Baaba Maal and our favourite local guys, Beatenberg. While they’ve gone on to perform on Jools Holland this week following the announcement of their collaboration EP, Johannesburg, this performance from their South African show has emerged featuring the performance of the lead single off the EP, ‘There Will Be Time’. It’s quite something: Read more
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Nicolaas van Reenen + Simon Kohler Launch ‘FIELD’

Listen up! We’ve heard rumours of good new things. We’d like to you to meet FIELD, the brain child of two of Cape Town’s finest – Nicolaas van Reenen (Fever Trails + Bateleur) and Simon Kohler (Sylvan Aztok + Caves). Initiated as a new music production company based in Cape Town, FIELD couples the experience and manpower of two very talented individuals in their own right to establish a creative partnership specialising in original music and sound design for branded and filmic content. With a combined background in composition, sound design, audio post production and concept development, they’re in a unique position to offer... Read more
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Pearl Thusi Lands an International Role

South African presenter and actress and all round personality Pearl Thusi has landed a major role in the upcoming international heist film, The Blue Mauritius. The plot? Five international thieves are hired by a mysterious person from Mauritius to steal the most valuable stamps in the world. Yes, stamps. With British director Charles Henri Belleville, (Jet Trash, The Inheritance) set to direct the film, and an array of international talent from France, Brazil, Germany, Egypt, South Africa and the United States, the film represents global talent. Fellow South African supermodel turn actress Nicola Breytenbach is making an appearance in a... Read more
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Introducing WVV’s Debut Track, ‘Neptune’

Here’s a brand spanking new something special straight outta Cape Town. Diamond Thug members Adrian Culhane and Danilo Queiros having been quietly making magic over the past year, and we’re now seeing the results. Juxtaposing classical, rock, electronic and hip hop elements into a holistic and emotional score, WVV is just about ready to reveal their first full 10 track album, which is due out next week. ‘The name WVV looks like a triangular wave decreasing in frequency. The scientific element of organised sound (or music) is a very big factor in our writing and composition.’ – DQ Here’s the... Read more
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New Music Video. Stilo Magolide ft. Nasty C – ‘Day Off’

It’s here! Stilo Magolide’s anthem for the working man finally has visuals. Featuring Durban-based young-gun Nasty C, ‘Day Off’ has become a regular featuring in Stilo’s live tracklisting. The video takes Magolide from the office to the classroom to the studio in a tongue-in-cheek representation of one of the catchiest songs of the year: Read more

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