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Short Film. Afterglow.

Sponsored by Phillips, Afterglow may just be one of the most exciting ski movies attempted. Filmed as a partnership between Sweetgrass Productions, Philips TV, and the Swedish Agency Ahlstrand & Wållgren, the short features Pep Fujas, Eric Hjorleifson, Daron Rahlves, and Chris Benchetler skiing at night, with massive lights, custom made LED suits, and a ‘national governments worth of logistics, planning, and civil engineering': Read more
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Soweto Rising – A dialogue on street culture in Johannesburg

Soweto Rising is a front line urban road society film which tracks the impact of Soweto as a previous “township” space on the beat of street culture in Johannesburg. The film gives a quick paced, coarse, yet vivid knowledge of the Johannesburg contemporary social scene and launches a dialog around the knowledge of street culture through the eyes of decently regarded imaginative’s and trailblazers in around Johannesburg. Filmmakers Noxolo Mafu and Lilian Magari sat down with Soweto’s very own Wandile Zondo (co-founder of the clothing concept store, Thesis), Mkay Frash, and widely publicized Izikhothane members such as Don Dada, as... Read more
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Music Video – Riky Rick | FOK JULLE NAAIERS

Riky Rik’s video for ‘Fok Julle Naaiers’ was produced by We-are-awesome FILM, directed by Adriaan Louw, the video was shot all around Joburg’s CBD and features Riky and the majority of the Boysnbuckz family. It was originally removed from YouTube because of it’s aggressive content so be warned it gets a little raw. Read more
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Nike WMNS 2014 Holiday City Collection

For the Holiday’s 2014, Nike Sportswear presents the Women’s City Collection, perceiving six worldwide style capitals that push new patterns and unite worldwide groups through new social viewpoints. Those urban areas are London, Milan, New York, Paris, Tokyo, and Shanghai, each one spoke to by six variations of the Air Force 1 (three high and three low), all of which are carried out in a monchrome colourway impacted by the object from olden maps and local history of the specific city. An adapted street map is sewed onto the leather upper of each sneaker, offering an inconspicuous ring indicating Nike... Read more
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Win a Trip to NEW YORK With Heineken®.

Just in time for summer sipping, Heineken® has produced a range of limited-edition Cities bottles, each featuring one of 6 global cities: New York, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, London, Amsterdam and our very own – Johannesburg. This summer, Heineken® is inspiring consumers to live worldly adventures by unlocking the secrets of their cities. Every Heineken® City Edition bottle will feature a unique code under its bottle cap. Consumers who enter their code via USSD to *120*222# will stand a chance to win a 72 hour, action-packed adventure in New York. HEINEKEN® Not for Sale to Persons under the Age of... Read more
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New Music Video. Sons of Settlers – I Lost Myself.

Sons of Settlers spent a month touring through Europe visiting a number of different countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Netherlands, while they were doing this, Yannick Tiefenthaler and some cellphone footage was taken of band. Duvan Durand edited it all together and they made a video for their track, I Lost Myself. Read more
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New Music Video. iLoveMakonnen x Drake – Tuesday.

iLoveMakonnen and Drake’s track ‘Tuesday’ now has visuals. As would be expected, the video takes place in the club with some good looking ladies, as well as frequent shots of Makonnen’s infamous mannequin heads – he once went to cosmetology school and got teases for his mannequin heads. Do he told his classmates that he’d make those mannequins famous one day and it looks as though he’s come out on top. THe club scene is juxtaposed to shots of everyday people going about their Tuesdays: Read more
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Zane Lowe Reimagines the ‘Drive’ Soundtrack.

Zane Lowe can pretty much do whatever he wants these days. The Australian BBC Radio 1 presenter is at the forefront of what’s good in the mainstream in Britain and beyond. In his latest project, he attempts to replace the original Drive soundtrack (featuring Cliff Martinez, Chromatics, Kavinsky, College and Electric Youth), which proved to be essential to the film’s success, with a reinvented collection of brand new tracks, created especially for this project. He’s called on Chvrches, Foals, SBTRKT, Jon Hopkins, Laura Mvula, the 1975, Baauer, BANKS, Bastille, Bring Me The Horizon, Eric Prydz, the Neighbourhood, and ZCC (Simon... Read more
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FKA Twigs for Google Glass.

Mercury Prize nominee FKA twigs has created a ‘concept film’ for Google Glass, working both as performer and director in the piece, set to a re-scored version of her songs ‘Video Girl’ and ‘Glass & Patron’. In #throughglass, Twigs uses Glass to call upon references and inspirations as well as incorporating the device into the actual filming. Read more
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Bittereinder ‘SKERM’ Album Launch [CAPE TOWN].

We saw one of SA’s best-loved and pioneering bands unveil the first video and single to their much-anticipated third studio album just over a month ago. Bittereinder is currently touring to launch the album, SKERM, which you can pre-order here. The trio will be playing in Cape Town this Friday – they put on a great show, so this will be a perfomrance you don’t want to miss. Find the details and info on how to win guestlist below: Date: 24 October 2014 Venue: Mercury, Cape Town Entrance: R60 at the door Time: 9PM Line-Up: Bittereinder, The Kiffness and Hello... Read more

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