Meet The Sun Xa Experiment

The world music collective will make you rethink your approach to music.   Standing (left to right) Sibusiso Shabalala (Keys) Simphiwe Watte (percussion) Tebogo Mkhize (acoustic guitar) Sphiwe Mgidi... Read More

Who is ByLwansta?

He’s your new favourite rapper.     Lately, ByLwansta is all we ever hear about. Wherever we go, he’s either performing live, playing on the sound system, or being discussed. 3 years... Read More

Simmi Areff is not the Muslim Marc Maron

But his podcast is pretty great anyway.   Words by Bob Perfect   Every Monday for over half a year, Simmi Areff has put out his podcast, Lesser Known Somebodies. This might not seem like a big... Read More

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... Read More

Cash Runs Out

Bob Perfect chats to Roger Young via Facebook about his latest film, Love Runs Out. Learn about the struggles of crowd funding and the difference between partying and relapsing below.     DIY:... Read More


You may not be familiar with Muzi yet but the young producer from Empangeni has been making big moves in Europe. Lungelo Simelane chats to Berlin’s newest resident after the jump.     Durban... Read More

PlayIsWinning – An Interview With Thanda Kunene

When PowerPlay asked us to “Find and interview a South African who has overcome their fears using tenacity, heart, desire, determination, courage, belief or commitment.” It was an easy choice.... Read More


There’s a fair chance you’ve heard of Beatenberg by now but just in case you need a recap, they’re the band that collaborated DJ Clock on Pluto, which was like the number one song for... Read More

Drink This In

Two Durbanites decided to write a book about alcohol and since that’s pretty much exactly the kind of shit we’re interested in on this site, we had a chat with one of the authors, Luke Muller.... Read More

Gangs of Ballet

It’s hard to think of a Durban band that’s had a better year than Gangs of Ballet. They got signed, toured the country extensively and earned themselves the number one spot on iTunes with their... Read More