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Khaya Records - Erin Wulfsohn - Durban Is Yours

For The Record

We asked photographer Erin Wulfsohn to do a monthly photo essay on anything she’d like. As you’ll see, she went a step further because that’s what Erin does. Erin caught up with long time DIY contributor, DJ Fuego Heat aka Ryan van Rooyen, about Khaya Records, a kief new record store at the bottom of […]

Zakifo

You’re going to Zakifo, right?

It’s what you need.   You’re going to Zakifo, right? You know, the music festival happening next weekend, with 13 acts from the overseas and 26 from around South Africa? What do you mean you’re not sure? No, no, no, that just won’t do. You ARE going to Zakifo, and here’s why:       […]

God Mother - AWRY - Durban Is Yours

AWRY – God Mother

Prepare to have your ears destroyed.     Swedish hardcore band God Mother recently toured South Africa and paid Durban a visit thanks to the cats at NoiseFix. If you caught either of their shows at The Winston or Cool Runnings, you know these guys are pure mayhem. I’m talking jumping on bars and foosball tables […]

Don Laka and SABC’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng

We Are The 90%

You can quota Bob Perfect on this.     By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard that, from today, all SABC-owned radio stations will be playing 90% South African music. Halala! Thanks to efforts of Don Laka, SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has agreed to a 3 month trial run where all 18 SABC stations will play SA […]

PHFAT - RIP

PHFAT is Dead, Long Live PHFAT & Narch Beats

And then there was one.     When PHFAT’s trio went down to a duo, many people wondered if they’d be as successful without Disco Izrael. Turns out they would be, more so than anyone except Mike Zietsman and Narch Beats expected, I think. Now, Facebook tells me that the duo are solo acts. This […]