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Review

Melo B Jones: The Start

25 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

After appearing on The X Factor in 2014, Johannesburg-based songstress Melo B Jones has been hard at work shaping her musical identity. With the release of her new EP “The Start”, she has amalgamated hip hop, soul and R&B …

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Bye Beneco: Ghetto Disko

24 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

Following a highly successful tour last year Bye Beneco has returned to Europe, a stint which coincides with the release of their latest EP “Ghetto Disko”, whose fleeting five tracks have taken their already distinctive sound to the next level, with easy …

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Dirty Moonshine: Toxic Waltz

19 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

Ever since ZZ Top’s ‘La Grange’ first took over the airwaves the rock ‘n’ roll shuffle has become an iconic rhythm for those who love the genre.

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Dragoons: Anomaly

18 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

Dragoons is the new five-piece incarnation of the Chris Ross band. With their album “Anomaly” they take aim at a format tackled by countless other bands in combining rock tones with piano. In this case, their foray into the …

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Strait-Jackal: The Evidence is Evident

13 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

In anticipation of an upcoming EP by year’s end, Benoni-based funk outfit Strait-Jackal leave all hints of inhibitions and genre ‘guidelines’ behind with their brand-new single.

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Stanley June: Maps & Minutes

11 Jul 2017 / Opinion, Review

Stanley June’s colourful album artwork represents the dynamic sound of its contents. As he did on his debut release, “Imitating Art,” June once again displays his lyric and melody-writing talents on his latest album.

The album opens forcefully with the …

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