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Changeling At The Pit

by Hugh Upsher / 08.04.2014
Changeling are of the rare, slumped over, hair-instead-of-a-face, psych-noise rock band variety. They announce their presence by pounding out a gloriously noisy six minute instrumental. Even though they are set
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To Kiss A Gangster

by Hagen Engler / Illustration by Sasan / 07.04.2014
As we’re exchanging tequilas and hand signs, a guy wearing an afro and an enormous purple anorak comes striding into the club with a crew of associates and a heavy
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Africa Saviour

by Christopher Clark / Images by Samora Chapman / 27.03.2014
In my experience, many of the Africans (including white South Africans) I have come across, initially perceive us western travelers as one of two types of tourist. Either we are
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Zuma Songs

by Mahala High Five Brigade / 21.03.2014
Fela Kuti leads us in our joy whilst we have the day off! And other songs to remind 'the Ruling Elite' that things a gwaan change if them don't fix
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The Way of Wilderness

by Don Pinnock / 19.03.2014
Perhaps what we fear in solitude is merely solitude itself; of being turned inside out because we rely on others to create our boundaries. We are herd animals. Alone we
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Star Lady

by Janeke Wissekerke / 18.03.2014
Nelly aka 'Star-Lady' is a single mom with two boys and she lives in Soweto. Nelly is a keen biker and founder of an 'all-female' motorcycle club that roll with
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Soweto Derby

by Chris Preyser / 17.03.2014
Chris Preyser caught some colourful characters heading to the annual Soweto Derby clash between the mighty rivals Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend.
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Colour City

by Sydelle Willow-Smith / 14.03.2014
The public sphere is a realm tightly controlled by rules and regulations; a place we often pass through on our journeys from A to B, but seldom engage with. Public
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The Hardest Word

by Mahala High Five Brigade / Illustration by Alastair Laird / 11.03.2014
The week before last we courted a shit storm by publishing Laugh It Off's open letter to Jay Jays (yip, the one with the offensive Gay Gays spoof on the
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Power to the People

by Samora Chapman / Images by Sheldon Wins / 05.03.2014
It’s New Year’s at Smoking Dragon in the KZN midlands and all the cool kids are out to play. It’s been a long year toiling in the harsh economic sunshine
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