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Category Archive: Review

Fure: New Beginning

17 September 2018 / Opinion, Review

Cape Town-based and Durban-raised artist, Fure is the stage moniker of producer Sean Charteris – whose latest release, “New Beginning”, comes after three years of silence since his debut in 2015.

This 11-track album is is an amalgamation of assorted …

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Parabyl: Stages of Grief

14 September 2018 / Opinion, Review

If all coping mechanisms and recovery efforts could be prescribed this 2-step program, my mental health would have an incredible support system. I’ve been sold on Parabyl since his first release. And accompanying the journey of his growth through technical …

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The Symphny: Vol. 1

10 September 2018 / Opinion, Review

Swazi-born, South African-raised musician The Symphny (real nameS itsandziwe Nkosi), has just dropped his debut offering – a fleeting EP navigating intricate, ambient electronic experimentation, overlain with cruising, soulful vocalism.

A clarified classical piano piece opens the project with tranquil …

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Devin Harmer: I’m Pretty Sure This Is Where I Am Now

6 September 2018 / Opinion, Review

Gentle synth and acoustic strains rule supreme in this six-track offering from Devin Harmer. For the Cape Town-hailing artist this is the culmination of years of work leading to the release of “I’m Pretty Sure This Is Where I …

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OTN: Tabula Rasa

5 September 2018 / Opinion, Review

Back in 2009 I asked OTN’s guitarist Ian Wishart how they would describe their sound and he eloquently replied, “If Jamiroquai and Linkin Park had a passionate one-night stand that was unprotected, their baby would be OTN.”

And he isn’t far …

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