Zoë Henry / 23.06.2014 The moment I arrive at my hostel in Barceloneta, Barcelona, I’m reminded that racism and xenophobia know no borders. “Avoid the Moroccans, Algerians and Tunisians,” are the welcoming words issued
Matt Vend / Images by Focal Vision Photography / 19.06.2014 Durban emcee Jet Wentworth recently dropped an EP titled The Sentencing. Jet has been a stalwart underground emcee for over a decade; winning battles, rising to fame with has killer
Hugh Upsher / Images by Leon Bester / 09.06.2014 First Thursdays have become a thing in Cape Town. Last week, favourite live music venue/art gallery/skate bowl The Pit hosted yet another exhibition/gig combo (with a little help from RVCA).
Matt Vend / 06.06.2014 I’m sitting at a salty pub in downtown Durban, when a fellow barfly yells through the clattering of glasses and bottles, “Hey outie, remember that hip hop group T.R.O.?” I
Matt Vend / 28.05.2014 Getting lost is a part of the deal when visiting The Rainbow Restaurant Jazz Club in Pinetown; KwaZulu-Natal’s oldest multi-racial club. As soon as you hit the taxi rank it
Jon Monsoon / Images by Samora Chapman / 26.05.2014 Fronted by Paul Blom and his wife Sonja, Terminatryx have been single-handedly bearing the torch for industrial metal / electro-goth music in South Africa for the past twelve years. I
Karl Kemp / 19.05.2014 At 24 years of age, Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh has had a full life. He' a fresh-faced young man with a serious education, deep political lineage and a hunger to speak his
Ella Grimwade / 09.05.2014 Paul van der Walt aka The Watermark High is an electronic producer that has been surging beneath the surface of the Jo'burg music scene for some time. His new EP
Tseliso Monaheng / 09.05.2014 8 Bars Short is a Johannesburg-based acoustic guitar and vocal collabo between Itani Thalefi and Pelonomi Moiloa. Formed in 2012, they make cathartic soul music that cleanses and heals.
Rob Cockcroft / 29.04.2014 Cape Town rapper Chase Lutron (Hiperdelic Records) has just dropped a vid for ‘Kalsium’, a track off his independently-released 2012 album ‘Legkaart: Die Kruis en Die Kroon’. In the song