Sunday, September 27, 2020

Single Review: Sutherland – We Are The Love

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Since their inception in 2013, this Jozi-hailing indie-folk outfit has been hard at work making a name for themselves within the scene – and...

EP REVIEW: The Loneliest Monk – Let’s Talk

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The Loneliest Monk is a brand new musical outfit, recently emerged from the intricate woodwork that is Cape Town’s underground music scene. Hailing from...

PREMIERE: The House on Cliff – Skin and Bones

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The digital age, with its streaming and online music stores, has apparently massacred the beauty of rock music. People (Gene Simmons) constantly lament that the...

Single Review: Fox With That – Moonchild Sanelly feat. Maramza

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Moonchild Sanelly, equipped with green dreadlocks and an infectious verve, seems quite ready to take over the country with her curious blend of electro...

INTRODUCING: After Robot and Bat Country

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I recently had the opportunity to witness two brilliant up-and-coming South African bands: After Robot and Bat Country and thus, I present to you a unique double-feature...

Who is OH ROXY? #ThisIsMe

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It is refreshing to see new talent entering our industry, especially when they enter the industry with an ethereal yet upbeat debut alternative pop...

SABiNE breathes new life onto SA’s dance-floors

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With a sound and performance that would be right at home in one of Berlin’s grungiest underground clubs, SABiNE’s electronic New Wave dance tracks...

INTRODUCING: Songhoy Blues

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It is always amazing to stumble upon a band that truly epitomises the word original. We tend to throw around the word ‘refreshing’, and...

Introducing: Sakawa Boys

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  Self-described as ‘an elf, two men and a dwarf’ Sakawa Boys are a Cape Town based indie-pop outfit whose broad-ranging, echoing sound have swiftly...

INTRODUCING: Crystal Park

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Country is a surpisingly specific, indeed rather difficult genre, rarely employed in the South African music industry. However, Benoni-based band, Crystal Park, have expertly...

INTRODUCING: The Liminals

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After a mere three months as a fully formed band, The Liminals won The Assembly’s Band of Choice Competition, granting them the opportunity to...

INTRODUCING: Southern Wild

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I have only ever watched one season of South African Idols – the year David van Vuuren won – and I will admit, in...

INTRODUCING: Wild Lettuce

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  Wild Lettuce is an instrumental world fusion outfit created by Reinhardt Buhr in 2010. With the use of a loop pedal Buhr combines a...

INTRODUCING: Woodlock

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Australian stadium-folk band Woodlock, are a three piece that make use of narrative lyrics, delicate vocal harmonies and upbeat rhythms to produce their signature...

INTRODUCING: Native Young

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  Native Young are a Cape Town based African-psycadelic-pop band. I first came across them at The Flamjanged Tea Party this year where I was...

INTROUCING: Beecake

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Beecake are a four-piece indie rock band, hailing from Glasgow, Scotland. In the years following their inception in 2006 they have carved out quite...