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

Payne

Grant Payne is a man of few words, usually all that can be heard from him is “Yeah man!” or “Filthy”, which is why he lets his photos do the talking. This month he cruises town with his iPhone, sneaks some partying in and gets Veranda Panda on the couch.   Check out last month’s Payne for more filth and drive by shootings and give Grant a like on Facebook if you dig his work. If you don’t, feel free... Read More

Win Free Entry To Raveageddon!

  Take a look around you. The world is in turmoil, it’s the bad days, the all or nothing days. So, what can you do? Worry? Sign a petition? Post a Facebook status? Or embrace it and welcome the end with open arms this Friday at Raveageddon. GMT and Uber Cool have teamed up to lay Origin to rubble with an eclectic line-up to say the least. Headroom will be coming up from Cape Town to bring Psy Trance his stylings to the Engine Room and... Read More

DIY Presents: Veranda Panda – Salmon Rose

Veranda Panda really shouldn’t be new to anyone that visits this site. The violinist/DJ combo have been making a name for themselves countrywide this year after dropping The White EP and now they’re about to release their latest EP, The Black EP. They were gracious enough to share the opening track of The Black EP, Salmon Rose, with us, and we naturally had to pass it on to you. Give it a listen below, and if you like it, 88 of you will... Read More

Win Free Entry To GM Tronica!

  The GMT cats are putting on an absolute banger of a jol this Friday at Origin. There’s a mad line-up featuring Broken Toy and Super Evil as well as an eclectic mix of local DJ’s and Black Math. Rather than trying too hard to sell you on the vibe, I’ll let the infomercial below do it for me.     So for those of you wanting to get your stomp on, we’ve got 4 tickets to give away to four budding ravers. To... 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 Sedge Warbler At Origin!

This Friday, Origin will play host to Uber Cool’s usual bass filled madness with special guests, Sedge Warbler. They’re no strangers to the Engine Room and have been known to make the walls drip with sweat. If you’re not familiar with the bird that never sings the same song twice, you can give them a listen below.   Now that you’ve got a taste of what you’re in for, you have the chance of hitting the jol for free. We’re... Read More

Liam Magner

Liam Magner is mostly known these days as one half of Veranda Panda but he’s a jack of many artistic trades. DJ, actor, musician, director, producer and *ahem* model, the man knows how to keep busy. We chatted to him about his current projects, how he got to where he is and where he sees himself going.   DIY: When people ask the infamous, “What do you do?” question, what do you say to them? Liam: I say that I’m involved in entertainment... Read More

Win Free Entry To Kids On Bass!

With Thursday being a public holiday, we know you’ll be looking to get your groove on on Wednesday night. Heat City Nights and Uber Cool have teamed up to bring you a midweek banger at Live with ten of Durban’s finest DJ’s on two dancefloors.   We want you to come party with us which is why we’re giving away free entry to four bass loving kids. Since Thursday is Woman’s Day, to win, tell us what you love about women.... Read More

Win Free Entry To GM Tronica!

  This Friday, GMT makes it’s way to Origin for the first time and they have a banger of a line-up to get you sweating despite this pesky cold front. Broken Toy will be making his way up from CT and he’ll be joined by local stalwarts Veranda Panda, Globot, Rocco and Kurt, D’urban Knights and Dizruptkidd featuring Dimitri Barry playing some blues on his trusty guitar. It’s a trance themed party so get out the tie-dye and... Read More

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