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New Track. The Psalms + Roxy Caroline – No Pudding

By now you’ve heard of Changeling, a young and local shoegaze, psych-inspired four-piece that’s been creating unashamedly cosmic noises for the past couple of years in the Mother City. Now, Noah Swinney has initiated a side project from the band entitled Psalms, and he’s dropped the first piece of material featuring Heroine’s Roxy Caroline: No Pudding by The Psalms and Roxy Caroline Like what you hear? Keep your eye on the project here. Read more
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New Documentary. The Artist Is Absent (A Short Film On Martin Margiela)

We’re no closer to seeing actual footage of fashion’s greatest enigma; but we do now have 12 minutes of documentary insight from the chair of Alison Chernick, a New York-based director, producer and television writer who became famous for her shorts in which she portrayed some of the most important personalities of contemporary art. Martin Margiela has never been photographed, is very tall and nobody know what he looks like. He never takes a bow, never appears on camera, and is known to very few outside his inner circle. The exclusive documentary produced by YOOX Group reveals the true face... Read more
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Gold Mine Dumps By Andrew Berry.

We-are-awesome’s Andrew Berry shot ‘Gold Mine Dumps’ with Babalwa Mabona, who is in the top ten of the SA Swimsuit competition. Babalwa drapes herself over old mine dumps just off Booysens, her beauty and the industrial appeal of the now abandoned mine dumps work nicely together. Credits Photographer: Andrew Berry Model: Babalwa Mabona Fujifilm X-T1 Read more
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INTERCONTINENTAL VILLAGE DAY.

It’s the Intercontinental Village Day at Turffontein Racecourse this Saturday, 25 April. You get to experience foods, crafts, costumes and live entertainment from each country represented as well as a full day of premium racing. The Intercontinental Village Day features up to 10 traditional experiences that include culturally rich entertainment. You can watch everything from the thunderous acrobatics of traditional Zulu dancing from SA’s Zulu Warrior dancers to the electrifying and acrobatic Dragon Dance from China, the Lebanese belly dance and even the crowd-pleasing Scottish traditional folk dance to get you into the spirit of multiculturalism. The traditional foods of... Read more
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Cult11AD by Jake Michael Singer

Cult Collective prides themselves on psychedelic eccentricism and the ‘alternative, the offbeat and the unusual’. On those grounds, it seems as though Jake Singer is the perfect pairing for the brand; a fledgling photographer whose eye for the offbeat has defined his work as a photographer and artist. Throw in the striking Sanele Xaba into the mix and you’ve got an impressive result – harsh colours, found objects and some enviable menswear. Very nice. Check out more from Jake here. via 10and5. Read more
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Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980 – 1988

Here’s a solid little documentary from Red Bull Music Academy to make your Friday just a little shorter. We forget just how influential radio was before the internet dominated every part of our listening lives, and even before TV took a big hold of musical influence. Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio highlights the game-changing time period of NYC radio during the 1980s where the street began to dictate to the radio, rather than the radio infiltrating the streets. Mix show legends like Shep Pettibone, Tony Humphries, The Latin Rascals, Marley Marl, and Kool DJ Red... Read more
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MRP Denim Pop-Up Launch.

Last night was the launch of MRP’s denim space in Braamfontein, the event saw people from all over South Africa joining in on the festivities. There was all sorts of food, alcohol and entertainment on offer with a clear message of customization and individuality. The store is at 70 Juta Street, go check it out if you are in the area. Read more
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YOH! Hogwarts Express

In their best effort yet, our favourites YOH! are bringing Hogwarts to the Assembly for one night only. The best part? They’re luring The Aztec Sapphire out of retirement for the evening, along with YOH! residents John Wizzies, sonic magician Felix Laband, relative newcomer mungo, ORACLES, and the usual host of YOH DJs with questionably pronounceable monikers. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) is showing at 19:45 – you’re not going to want to miss that, so get there early and you may just get a Harry Potter gift bag. Buy pre-sale tickets here, and check out the event... Read more
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New Trailer. Dope (with A$AP Rocky)

A$AP Rocky’s feature film debut doesn’t look qwful. In fact, it probably promises to be pretty entertaining. Debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the official trailer for the movie is now out featuring Shameik Moore, Zoe Kravitz, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, and Blake Anderson. A high school kids navigates life in a tough neighbourhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. ‘A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.’ The films backed... Read more
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An Unordinary Exhibition by 10and5

Our friends over at 10and5 are throwing something special next week; a group photography show titled Unordinary, opening at the first ever Good Night Market at the V&A Waterfront’s design hub, the Watershed. Showcasing some of our young, local favourites, the exhibition features ‘photographers with unique perspectives whose work presents the world in an unconventional way.’ Whether through unusual angles or unexpected subject matter, scenes of the everyday are transformed, while remaining intrinsically South African. In other instances, scenes that may seem unremarkable are given relevance through the photographer’s lens, and we’re given a second chance to enjoy the easily-missed... Read more

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Interview: 2manysiblings.

We caught up with sibling duo Velma Rossa and Papa Petit, aka 2manysiblings, two style... Read more

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Levi’s® All Gigs Free 2015 – Overview Video.

Three venues, three cities, one night, saw great local line ups combined with South Africa’s... Read more

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New Music Video. Thor Rixon – fuk bread

And now, for the piece that’s going to break the internet this week. Thor Rixon... Read more

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Interview: Lenny-Dee Doucha (Bye Beneco)

We caught up with Lenny-Dee of Bye Beneco as part of our Levi’s series around... Read more

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Air Max Day Party in Photos

Last night was the Air Max Day party at #25PSI, it showcased both the evolution... 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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