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Category Archive: Interview

Thy Art Is Murder: More Than Just Deathcore

2 November 2017 / Interview

With a new album that’s pretty much tailor-made for a stadium stage, Thy Art Is Murder’s show in Johannesburg this weekend is bound to be as manic as they come.

I called vocalist CJ McMahon in between gigs to chat about …

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Amy Ayanda: The Many Layers of Womxnhood

26 October 2017 / Interview

Among other things, Amy Ayanda is a singer-songwriter, visual artist, daughter and mother. Today marks the release of her latest musical endeavour, “Ab Ovo”, an EP which is dedicated to her mother and explores, with blatant cognition, the power womxn …

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Alien Ant Farm: On Old Favourites And New Challenges

24 October 2017 / Interview

After all these years, alternative rock stalwarts Alien Ant Farm are finally headed to South Africa for the first time. They’ll be promoting their latest album “Always And Forever” which they got off the ground thanks to a successful crowdfunding …

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Mercury Live: The Old Ship That Just Won’t Sink

20 October 2017 / Interview

Starting out as The Jam over twenty years ago Mercury Live quickly won the hearts of live music lovers in Cape Town and has gone on to outlast almost every other music venue in the Mother City. Things hit …

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Disco Izrael: Turning A Setback Into A Comeback

19 October 2017 / Interview

When Marc Potgieter (aka Disco Izrael) disappeared without a trace from the scene a while ago many of us were left scratching our heads as to why exactly he’d cut and run.

Here was a rapper who’d been at the …

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