Muzi Shares His Afrovision

Muzi’s Afrovision album is an “instant classic” according to Bob Perfect. He breaks down why he feels that way and finds out what other people at the listening session thought of the... Read More

Revolting Fashion

It’s time to start thinking about where our clothes come from. Liandra van Staden fills us in on a revolution happening in fashion and how you can get involved.   Photo Credit: Llwellyn Makhanya... Read More

RSVP to Durban’s Creative Colour Party

Misha Lee is tired of seeing her favourite things about Durban die, so she’s doing something about it. Check out their event submitted via Durban is Ours and tickle yourself pink, purple, blue, red…     EThekwini... Read More

Exclusive: Watch Robin Thirdfloor’s Music Video for Ethekwini

Distinctly Durban and enticingly eThekwini, here’s Robin Thirdfloor’s music video for Ethekwini.     Here at DIY, we’ve been fans of Robin Thirdfloor for a minute. I mean,... Read More

Durban’s Knights

Bob Perfect takes an axe to the head and gets to know the Durbanites in the South African Full Contact Medieval Combat Team.     “You’ve got to be a special kind of crazy to do this.” “What... Read More

PatternNation X Durban is Ours

CALL FOR ENTRIES: PATTERNS & COLOURS     Every month we team up with a #DurbanDesigner to hash out the theme of the month for Durban is Ours submissions and this month we’re getting... Read More

A Retrospective of FanCon 2018

According to Billy Pineapples, comic books are the best engines for storytelling. FanCon 2018 got him high af on billowing fumes of homegrown creativity and he couldn’t wait to tell the story of... Read More

The Hive Brings Loud Live Music to Ballito

Evan van Zyl plays guitar at The Hive

The Hive is a new coffee shop in Ballito. This usually wouldn’t pique our interest, but they’ve opened their doors to all sorts of musicians and are trying to create a cool live music space... Read More

The 7 Best All Day Breakfast Spots in Durban

Breakfast at Antique Cafe in Durban

We know how hard it is to get a hangover breakfast at a time that is reasonable for a hangover breakfast. At some restaurants, eggs and bacon magically become lunch foods at 11 am but never fear, Leah... Read More

Why Battle of the Bands Suck

Despite how awesome Scott Pilgrim vs The World made band battles look, they actually suck IRL. Bob Perfect breaks down why.     Ah, Battle of the Bands. Exploitative popularity contests that... Read More