And The Winners Are…

As those of you all up in social media clearly know, we’ve been running a competition with Street Scene Tours and Spiga, along with the fine sponsors you see in the poster above, that sees two DIY readers and their mates joining us on the raddest possible AFCON experience possible for this Wednesday’s South Africa vs Angola clash. This post is to tell you who those two lucky people are…   And the winners are: Bhashkar Parmanand... Read More

Win The AFCON Experience Of A Lifetime!

    AFCON is just around the corner and obviously we’re amped. It’s like the World Cup, but without the annoying Americans, Australians and anyone who isn’t African. Awesome right? We thought so, and so did the cats at Spiga and Street Scene which is why they have teamed up to give two lucky DIY readers and their mates the coolest possible AFCON experience ever. You’ll be getting hooked up so hard.   Here’s... Read More

Ask DJ Fuego Heat #3

The spicey one is back once more to answer life’s burning questions. This month, the Heat kills Metallica, marries Justin Beiber and talks openly about circumcision. Now with double the graphs.     Jason asks: Dear The Heat Could you please explain what the following words mean for people like me and their moms: Swag Ballin’ 2.0 Justin Beiber Thanks Not Jason     Dear Not Jason They created urban dictionary for a reason.... Read More

Fluffy White Bunnies #41 – Social Media Strategy

Social Media getting you down? Maybe try a different strategy? Check out more of Alastair’s work on his website  Read More

Sanele Cele

Sanele Cele is a charismatic and determined fashion designer straight out of Umlazi making some national waves at the moment. Russell Grant did a fashion shoot with his label, Tempracha, because we wanted to share his steez and Bob Perfect had a chat with Sanele about being burned, what’s killing design and how he’s fighting to change that.   DIY: We’ll start this off with the a simple, who are you, where are you from and what... Read More

Durban’s Day Out

  Our mates at Whizz Kids Radio Beta are doing something cool as fuck today. Some radio stations use the Durban name as a marketing tool without actually supporting Durban acts, not these guys. Today is Durban’s Day Out and all day long you’ll get to hear music from Heat City’s finest bands and DJ’s. So tune in to WKRB all day to hear some cool as fuck 031 tunes on a cool as fuck radio station. Check out linkage and the... Read More

Win Free Entry To Interpret Durban!

The line-up for this year’s Interpret Durban has been announced and out of nowhere, a name that hasn’t been seen on a poster in years takes the big bold spot at the top. Yup, Big Idea will be headlining a bill that see’s Durban’s finest collaborating to compete against each other. Wukkine. I know this news is a lot to take in, but you’re going to need to brace yourselves for more good news, you can get in for free. Yes,... Read More

Entries For Interpret Durban Are Open!

  Has it been a year already? It feels like it was just the other day that we were “the fabled mice playing in the cats’ absence” in City Hall at last year’s Interpret Durban. This is the third time you get to Interpret Durban through your voice of choice and this year those choices are video, photography, mixed medium and design, although the design comp is invite only. They’ll be announcing the prizes and live... Read More

Fluffy White Bunnies #27 – Followgate

The most controversial event to hit twitter since a model dropped the K-bomb gets a response from the blogosphere. Check out more of Alastair’s work on his website  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