Let Love And Pride Never Fade

In our most nepotistic article to date, Bob Perfect writes about his best friends’ band. That band is Go! Go! Bronco though so we doubt you’d mind too much. Here’s a look back at the last six years of one of the wildest, loudest and most debaucherous bands to have come out of Durban.     I know this article is late, really late, but it took Go! Go! Bronco six years to release an album so it seems fitting. I have to admit... Read More

We’re Having An Exhibition of Art ‘n Shit

  Never scared to put our cocks on the line, our rag-tag team of contributors have been working tirelessly to put together an art exhibition for you, our adoring public, this Thursday at The Upstairs. We’ve teamed up with the cool cats at WorkingClass to bring you some Art ‘n Shit. The cocks lining up for the chop belong to Stathi Kougianos, Luke Smith, Russell Grant, Alastair Laird, Grant Payne, Gareth Bargate, Kevin Goss-Ross,... Read More

Piece by Piece

ISO recently returned to Live to release their latest album, Piece by Piece, with instrumental sludge metal band STRAGE and the indie popsters Asleep In Transit sharing the bill. It was a weird one. Bob Perfect reviews the show.   It felt good to be back at Live for ISO’s Piece by Piece album launch. With the “new” and improved Winston re-opening the previous week, and Live moving forward despite their rather messy, confusing and long... Read More

Rocking The Coast

One day, when Matt Knight writes another review, there will be a review free from genital references on this site. But until then, here’s Bob Perfect’s review of Rocking The Coast with E.X.P.L.O.S.I.O.N, Lowprofile and Manuvah To Land. Ah, Toti. My impression of the place is that if Umhlanga and Pinetown had a kid and left that kid to grow up on the street, sniffing glue and selling their body, but then that child got adopted by a loving... Read More

Gareth Bargate

Gareth Bargate should be a familiar name to most of you, he provides a ton of photos for this site and is always at the front of shows. He’s one of Durban’s most diverse photographers and that’s why Stathi Kougianos picked him for today’s artist interview.   DIY: What sets you apart from other Durban photographers? Show photography has it’s limitations so what are you trying to do in order to give it your own spin? Gareth:... Read More

Pitch and Slide

The dudes from Gunslinger hosted a kief little meet up and skate/slide session on Sunday afternoon, Gareth Bargate was there to take some photos. Can’t wait for the next one, check it out.     *All images © Gareth Bargate  Read More

Exposure Photography Exhibition

Regular DIY Photographer, Gareth Bargate, will be hosting an exhibition at The COLLECTIVE tonight. As part of his honours course, Gareth will be displaying prints of his HDR and Long Exposure Photography, shot in 6 different countries. Entry is free, and local act, The Lace Guns will be playing some music. Check out his blog to get a taste for what will be on display and check out the facebook event for full details.  Read More