Kagiso’s Island of Treasure EP5 (Sponsored)

This week, Kagiso get’s introduced to Tess Anne Chin, one of Jamaica’s finest singing talents. Unfortunately for her though, she has to do a duet with Kagiso who apparently was in a choir once. Judging by his performance, that’s highly doubtful…     You can follow Tropika on Twitter, like them on Facebook and follow the rest of the series on their Youtube.  Read More

MK MVP

We got invited to the MK MVP launch, but since it was in Cape Town, and we’re not, we decided to send Nick Mulgrew just to make sure some of the free food and booze didn’t go to waste. After wolfing down some Salmon Roses, Nick took in this year’s MVP’s and noticed a few too many similarities.   Five months ago, MK, South Africa’s only non-hip-hop-orientated music channel, made an announcement. They were to give a handful... Read More

The Brother Moves On ETA Launch

The Brother Moves On have spent this year making a name for themselves, so naturally, only about five people in Durban have heard of them. They recently braved the trip down to the 031 to launch their ETA EP at Live with Fruits & Veggies and Car Boot Vendors joining them on the bill. They made an impact on the crowd that was there and our new guy Msizi Sithole, who lets you know his thoughts on the show after the jump.     “The Brother... Read More

Durban Interpreted

This year’s Interpret Durban was an absolute humdinger of a party. All that were there haven’t been able to shut up about it and neither has Bob Perfect, he shares his memories of the night with us after the jump.   Over the years the BAT Center has played host to some of the most memorable shows of my life and last Saturday, another hefty deposit was made into the memory bank. It felt good to return to the BAT Center for this year’s... Read More

Lark and the Giant Demon-Pufferfish

Russell Grant watches Lark for his second time and finds a way to deal with his melancholy through their performance (and comes up with his strangest analogy to date) . Here’s his review of their recent album launch at Live.   This was my second time watching Lark live. The first was at Splashy Fen, and I wrote about it here. Nothing much is going to change between that review and this one, other than the place and time, and perhaps the... Read More

Desmond & The Tutus Mnusic Launch

Last Thursday, South Africa’s geeky indie darlings, Desmond & The Tutus,  came down the coast for a midweek gig that packed out Live. Eliza Day reviews the Tutus and Black Math’s performances.    I was interested to see what Desmond & The Tutus, the beloved Jozi band would bring with their new album, MNUSIC. I grew up listening to this band with the first wave of new millennium indie kids and was hoping that they had... Read More