naasMUSIC Presents: DASSIE

It’s good, good, good, it’s good, it’s naas. Yup, the naas crew have been busy as always and have put out another themed compilation of rad new South African music. The theme this time is Easter, which I think we can all agree is rather apt. It’s seven very different tracks from very different acts that you can stream below and if you dig it, you can download it for whatever price you deem fit. Chuck in a couple Rands and help... Read More

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

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

Win Free Entry To PH Fat This Friday!

Girl, we love you so much (Jump mother fucker etc.), which is why we’re giving four of you free entry to PH Fat’s gig at Origin this Friday thanks to Uber Cool.   There’s no chance you haven’t heard of these dudes before, so it’d be redundant to talk them up to you. You know they destroy the Engine Room every time they’re here and you know you wanna go, preferably for free.   “How do we win?”... Read More

Taxi Violence, Relationship Sex and Poppers

DJ Fuego Heat kicks the year off by catching new comers The Pie Keys, stalwarts City Bowl Mizers and visitors Taxi Violence at Live. It’s mostly posi. Mostly. And there’s talk of sex and poppers.     “Can you cover the gig tomorrow night? We have no one else to do it”. That, ladies and gentlemen, is the charm of Bob Perfect, and how Saturday night saw me heading to Live to check out The Pie Keys, City Bowl Mizers and Taxi... Read More

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

Rather Be Dead: A Photo Essay

Some events you just have to be there for, the Moon Landing, Mandela being set free, G!G!B’s last show… But sometimes life gets in the way and you just can’t make it. If you were one of the poor souls to miss Saturday’s show at The Winston, Xavier Vahed’s shots will make you feel like you were right there in the pit, drenched in sweat, getting punched in the face and stage diving with reckless abandon.     Wanna... Read More

Go! Go! Bronco – Shotgun House | Live Video

This video by Brandon Van Eeden is for the 5 people that weren’t at The Winston on Saturday and for those that were but got knocked the fuck out. Enjoy.  Read More

Go! Go! Bronco – The Tide | Free Download

  They did it, they finally did it. After 6 years of being together, G!G!B have released an album and it’s worth the wait. Nine tracks of rock ‘n roll and metal influenced hardcore that’ll have you moshing, so be careful where you listen to this, you could knock somebody’s teeth out. Give it a listen below and if you dig it, you can download it for free.         This Saturday will be G!G!B’s... Read More

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