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Ana Kras x Devendra Banhart.

Dissatisfied with your mediocre relationship and soul-destroying job? Watch this. Artist Ana Kras and Devendra Banhart make one of the dreamiest couples, and they seem to be able to not just tolerate one another’s working-living spaces, but to thrive off one another. Discipline Design’s film on the couple’s shared studio space looks at Banhart and Kras’ academic, systematic approach to their work, exploring not only the importance of a good studio space, but also having the perks of having someone you can trust to bounce ideas off and be encouraged by. Read more

Pet Shop Boys Announced For Sonar.

Sonar just announced the addition of Pet Shops Boys to the lineup up for Sonar Cape Town on 15 December and at A Taste of Sonar in Johannesburg on 12 December! They’ll be playing alongside 2manydjs (dj set), Christian Tiger School, The Bloody Beetroots (live), Jon Hopkins (live), Ten Walls, UZ, Sibot & Toyota, Trancemicsoul, Spoek Mathambo presents Fantasma, PHFAT, Fever Trails, Sir Vincent and more. This is going to be huge. Get your tickets here. Read more

So T-Pain Can Actually Sing?

Remember T-Pain? In the mid-2000s, he was one of the greatest names in pop culture. His hit tunes incorporated the utilization of auto-tune, which blended and contorted his voice for an advanced sound that headed him to the highest point of the charts. However eventually around 2010, he fell off. Thinking back, he accuses the exact thing that made him mainstream for the masses souring on his music— “People felt like I was using it to sound good, but I was just using it to sound different.” In the 13-minute feature, the now 30-year-old vocalist performs some of his most... Read more

New Footwear. Nike AIR MAX Patent Croc Pack.

The highly-anticipated Nike Air Max Patent Croc Pack for women will be available in South Africa from December 2014. The Patent Croc Pack consists of two iconic running-inspired silhouettes, the Air Max 1 and Air Max 90. Both of these all-black colourways boast patent leather croc detailing across the uppers, with a sleek nubuck finish. This limited-edition pack will be available in South Africa exclusively at selected sportscene stores from December 2014. Read more

Nike Air Force 1 Mid NSW – Flax Collection

Three notable silhouettes have been reconsidered for the fall with tonal executions top to bottom. At the front line of the Nike Flax Collection is the Air Force 1 Mid. First appeared in 1998, the mid-cut Uptown arrives true-to-form with a nubuck upper wrapped in an all-over flax colourway and a matching gum sole. The Air Max 1 and the Air Trainer 1 utilize a matching aesthetic with flax-coloured uppers, gum soles, and boot-inspired laces. Three icons made over with one brush. The Nike Flax Collection, emphasizing the Air Force 1 Mid, Air Max 1, and Air Trainer 1. Item:... Read more

Young Fathers Win The 2014 Mercury Prize.

Last night, Young Fathers was announced as the winner of the 2014 Mercury – coming out of nowhere and beating favourites FKA Twigs and Jungle, as well as Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Blood, Damon Albarn, East India Youth, Anna Calvi, GoGo Penguin, Nick Mulvey, Polar Bear, and Kate Tempest. The Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio’s album DEAD may have been the second lowest selling album on the shortlist, but these guys couldn’t be more deserving. What do you think? Read more
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Simple Essentials: Selecting The Right Lapel.

With Mercedes Benz AFI Fashion Week kicking off today and the rise of menswear growing in Africa we thought it be good to educate you on blazer lapels differentiation. Choosing the right lapel is an important essential and there are three main lapel differences every gentleman should know: The Notch, Peak and Shawl Lapel. The Notch Lapel: The notch lapel is the most common lapel found because of its versatility in style application. Applicable as everyday business-suit, throw-over on casual white t-shirt and jeans, the notch lapel is your can’t go wrong suit lapel essential for casual night-out or gala... Read more

New Music Video. FKA Twigs – Video Girl.

She’s perfect, isn’t she? Mercury nominee, British FKA Twigs has come through this year as one of those unexpected, unpretentious critical successes – unique and powerful in her vocal prowess and post-MIA aesthetic. Today she announced the released of her new video for ‘Video Girl’ off her latest album, directed by Kahlil Joseph. It’s powerful stuff. The winner of the Mercury Prize is announced tonight! Read more
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New Music Video. December Streets – Stay By Me Pt. 2.

After releasing Part 1 in mid-September, December Streets are back with the second instalment of the video for ‘Stay By Me’. The track’s a sure sign of develpmet for the band, with a maturity introduced to balance the high energy, fun, soul aesthtic they’re founded on. ‘Stay By Me’ is a song that tackles the story of a break up through the journey of being alone/lonely, finding comfort in various aspects of life that aren’t always the best roads to be wondering down, but which can also be fun. For Part 1 of the music video, the band asked Run... Read more

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