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The Anti Retro Vinyls: If I Had Your Daddy’s Money

4 Aug 2014 / Opinion, Review

Pop rock punk band The Anti Retro Vinyls has not has the easiest of roads over the last year. Greg Allen (vox) is the only remaining member of the original line-up with Tate Sutton (drums) and Sarel Reynolds …

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Shout Hey: Word Of Mouth

28 Jul 2014 / Opinion, Review

With black and white animated artwork that smacks solidly of their quirkiness as a group, if this is your first introduction to pop trio, you would think that they’ve already achieved a substantial amount of success in SA – the …

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Kasabian: 48:13

21 Jul 2014 / Opinion, Review

Kasabian is probably one of the biggest, trend-setting bands in Britain at the moment. They have performed some ridiculously entertaining shows while headlining a myriad of major festivals, and their new album “48:13” emphasises the fiery, zealous approach which has …

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The Curious Incident: Might As Well Swim

7 Jul 2014 / Opinion, Review

Kyle “Cavey” Verhagen-Roberts, lead singer and guitarist of The Curious Incident, and I used to share a hairdresser. One day, while he was getting his pink roots touched up and I was having my split ends seen to, we spoke …

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Disclosure Remix Pharrell & Jay Z’s “Frontin'”

12 Jun 2014 / Opinion, Review

Howard and Guy Lawerence (19 and 22 respectively) have had one hell of a ride since the release of their debut album “Settle” garnered some shockingly strong reviews in mid 2013, and while it’s a little tough to adequately describe …

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Bye Beneco: Space Elephant

22 May 2014 / Opinion, Review

Bye Beneco, a Johannesburg-based foursome of indie-folk instrumental manipulators, has just released their first full-length album “Space Elephant”, and to the first-time listener, it’s surprisingly fantastic for a group that has only been around for such a short space of …

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