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Thomas Krane Crowdfunder for ‘Small Things’.

Do yourself a favour and listen to Thomas Krane. It’s one of those rare projects that’s come out of Durban which has taken from influences around it and broken new ground. Honest, apologetic and raw, Thomas Crane marries beautifully idyllic lyrical content with simple, gut-wrenching melodies resulting in you wanting more. Thomas Krane is the surviving member of the Krane siamese twins that achieved brief fame in November 1982. As some of you may recall from news stories at the time, his sister Nadia Krane tragically failed to survive an experimental pre-birth keyhole surgical separation. Though he has managed to live... Read more

Infinite Possibilities Block Party and Exhibition.

Last Friday adidas Originals hosted its third, and largest in the series of events at AREA3 to celebrate the ZX Flux, Infinite Possibilities. The event saw some of Joburg’s top dj’s performing both in AREA3 and the street in front of the space. On the night, the final stage of the year-long EXHIBITION at AREA3 was simultaneously revealed to the public, the latest exhibition pieces of which were designed around the ZX Flux Leopard, Tropic, Snake and Poppy. ZX Flux is available at adidas Originals stores in Canal Walk and V&A Waterfront (Cape Town), Menlyn Park Shopping Centre (Pretoria) as... Read more
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Beatenberg Album Launch (CT). WIN TICKETS.

Three of our best local boys have taken this country by storm over the last year with singles ‘Chelsea Blakemore’, ‘Rafael’, and of course ‘Pluto (Remember You)’, their explosive collaborative track with house master DJ Clock. Beatenberg’s sophomore album, The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg, is arguably the most-anticipated local release this year, and it’s now available on iTunes and in most local music stores. The band’s on tour to promote the album throughout August and September, with the Cape Town launch happening this Friday at The Assembly, support by Christian Tiger School, Gateway Drugs and Groove Africa. Buy on the album iTunes:... Read more

Levi’s® Pioneer Nation – Department of Coffee.

If you don’t know yet, Pioneer Nation is a super exciting investment into the future of South Africa’s youth. The 25th of September sees the first ever Levi’s Pioneer Nation, where forty of the countries most exciting minds will be sharing their stories, if you want to be there or you know a young mind that could benefit from such an outing visit Pioneer Nation to register. Department of Coffee are amongst the speakers at the event, here is their story… The coffee shop is an inner city staple. But when a trio of young men established the Department Of... Read more
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New Music Video. Allah-Las – Buffalo Nickel.

LA four-piece Allah-Las has been around since 2008, making increasingly sadder music for lonely souls. They find a deliberate and meticulous medium between false nostalgia and timelessness, seeped in melancholy but threaded with carefree Californian romanticism. They’re due release Worship the Sun this month, an overdue follow-up to their self-titled debut from 2012. Their latest chill-psych track off the new record now has visuals; a hand-made stop-motion piece to complement their sound: Read more
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New Music Video. The Kiffness – Find A Way ft. Shortstraw.

The Kiffness have just released Kiff on iTunes, featuring their addictive track with South Africa favourites Shortstraw. The two projects have each made a name for themselves in their own right over the last few years, garnering huge local followings and establishing themselves as radio favourites and successful live acts. Together they’ve made the kind of track that will be in your head all day: Buy the album here. Read more

Samantha Constable Clothing.

Samantha Constable launched her new range a few weeks ago at the AKEDO fashion show but here is a closer look at her new offerings to the South African fashion game. Constable’s clothing is strong but feminine, with sheer fabrics and bold lines to give a nice contrast between gentle and daring. This collection of images was shot by we-are-awesome’s Andrew Berry in the CBD of Johannesburg and modeled by Anastasia Iskra. Read more

Nike Roshe Run Mid. Black/White.

The Nike Roshe Run is arguably the top performing lifestyle sneaker of 2014, it has proven to be extremely versatile in terms of colourways, providing a large variety of both monotone packs and combinations. The Roshe Run is now also available in a Mid shape, for those of you who prefer a little extra covering in the ankle region. Read more
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RVCA x Jade Klara.

RVCA teamed up with one of Cape Town’s most talented illustrators to create the limited edition ‘The Storm Passes’ rain umbrella. They dropped in on Jade Klara in her studio at The Woodstock Exchange, ‘Only Today’, for a few words about what went into the umbrella concept. She talks about overcoming childhood fears by giving creatures silly personalities and normalising the big and the bad. Check out more from Jade Klara here. Filmed and edited by Leon Bester Photographs by Leon Bester Track: ‘We Can Get Away From Here’ by The Dollfins Read more

New Music Video. The Weeknd – King Of The Fall.

Without trying to pun about it being Friday, and The Weeknd dropping a new video, here are the visuals for Abel Tesfaye’s ‘King of the Fall’. It’s got everything you’d expect from a The Weeknd video – girls, more girls, and girls making out. The video picks up from where the visuals for his track ‘Often’ left off, with Abel walking the streets of Toronto: Read more

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