Desmond Does Durban

Our favourite heathen, Russel Smith, returns to gigs and writing reviews for us, bands and ladies beware. He kicks off his return with a few choice words on Desmond and The Tutus recent gig at Live.     Having been out the of the loop on the live music front for a spell, it was a bittersweet reunion to find myself surrounded by familiar sweaty bodies and some new ones all eagerly anticipating the evening’s bill of entertainment at... Read More

Rocking The Daisies

In the relatively few years Rocking The Daisies has been around, it’s grown into one of South Africa’s biggest and best music festivals. If you didn’t make the trip down to CT for this year’s festival, don’t worry, you can still get a feel for it as Nick Mulgrew takes you through the weekend after the jump.   On Saturday night at Rocking the Daisies, the heavens abruptly opened. Two days of dryness ended as the... Read More

Desmond & The Tutus At Unit 11

By Matt TheKnight   Let me tell you something Durban, you make me insecure.You are fickle and unpredictable, and these days I resent you as often as I love you.   Last Friday was particularly bad for me. I felt like the spotty chubby girl from the now tired 90’s high school dance metaphor. It was starting to rain, and there was more than one gig happening. That combination can usually only lead to oh-so many of us debating endlessly where... Read More