Lowprofile – Apathetic Means | Music Video

Aren’t you lucky? You get to kick off the week by checking out the latest music video from local melodic punk rockers, Lowprofile. We spoil ya, we really do. The whole video is class but Skeg’s “Fuck Me” smile at the end is worth all the bandwidth in the world. Check it.      Read More

Matt Vend – Highway One | Live Video

We came across this video by Pascal Bennet of Matt Vend and his Tender Ten fingers playing Highway One and found it so charming we decided to share it with you. The video is from an upcoming documentary about Matt’s recent countrywide tour with Brett Newsky which is something to look forward to.   You can see more of Pascal Bennett’s work here, he’s got some cool shit so check it out.  Read More

Kagiso’s Island of Treasure EP3 (Sponsored)

Things get awkward this week as Kagiso drops some local slang and tries to fit in with the Jamaican locals at the market in his attempt to prove he has what it takes to host Tropika’s Island of Treasure.     You can follow Tropika on Twitter, like them on Facebook and follow the rest of the series on theirYoutube  Read More

Garth Walker

Today we chat to South African design legend and founder of iJusi, Garth Walker. We get his opinions on creating an African design language, big agencies vs small, personal vs corporate and the future of design.   DIY: You are considered one of the pioneers of developing a design language in Africa with the i-Jusi publication first being published in 1995 as the only experimental graphics magazine. Do you think this is a fair assessment? How... Read More

Black Moss

We were surprised to see a new Black Moss video pop up in our Youtube stream, what with him him travelling the world and all. But Mr Moss has been keeping busy in his travels as we find out in the interview below. We chat to Black Moss about his travels, how the SA hip-hop scene can raise it’s game and how the Durban scene matches up internationally.     DIY: What’s been happening in the world of Black Moss lately? Black Moss:... Read More

Gerard Smith

Being a twin is a hard life, especially when Russel Smith is your brother but Gerard Smith has managed to make a name for himself despite the handicap. We chat to the ‘cleaner looking’ twin about life in apparel design and the pros and cons of being a Jack-of-all-trades. DIY: Who is Gerard Smith, what do you do and where can we find you between 8 and 5 on weekdays? Gerard: Gerard is Russel’s ‘cleaner looking’ twin brother, whom... Read More

Payne

G-Payne is back and he returned with some gold from his many an adventure of late. Check out his shots from Oppi with Fruit & Veggies, being the resident photographer at Amsterdam, Skullboy’s You&Me exhibit, the Winston’s re-opening and general filthy living.     You know you dig his vibe, so go give Grant a like on Facebook.  Read More

Amy-Jo Windt

Amy-Jo Windt from The COLLECTIVE gallery has been working super hard to build a platform for artists to showcase their work and strengthen our creative community. We get a behind the scenes look on what it takes to run a gallery and how fellow Durbanites have responded to their setup.     DIY: For the uneducated and naive, including us, what exactly does a gallery curator do? Amy Jo: Well basically, a curator is the one who decides and... Read More