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Review

Make-Overs: Dichotomy

14 Mar 2017 / Opinion, Review

Without fail each Make-Overs release guarantees, in its formation, three central components that consist of raw and independent recording, disjointed instances of sonic mayhem, and varying repetitive arrangements akin to the frantic attitude retained in most garage rock noise. “Dichotomy,” …

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Review

Flint, Meet Spark: The Way I Remember You

13 Mar 2017 / Opinion, Review

Paying homage to a 4-year-long alliance, Pretoria-based duo Flint, Meet Spark recently unveiled their first and last EP. Consequential to the announcement that the two won’t be performing any more shows together, Adelle Nqeto and Joshua Pretorius have undoubtedly induced …

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Review

The Tazers: Love Machine

7 Mar 2017 / Opinion, Review

The Tazers’ latest effort sees these local wizards of retro and reverb delivering once more on authentic rock with a vintage feel through “Love Machine”. The EP strikes that elusive balance of loud and soft for five quality tracks.

The album …

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Review

Taxi Violence: Shape and Form 1

3 Mar 2017 / Opinion, Review

“Shape and Form 1” is the first in a series of conceptual EPs from the infamous Taxi Violence. This time round they’re deviating from their old-school roots by adding a serious dose of stoner rock to the mix and tweaking …

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Review

Dum Chang: Carolina

1 Mar 2017 / Opinion, Review

When I first came across Dum Chang in the dimply lit depths of Mercury Live, I remember thinking how waxed their performance was for a band so young. A few years and a debut EP along and it’s good to see …

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Quincy Megas: Sleep

28 Feb 2017 / Opinion, Review

Having recently graduated from a faculty contrasting to his aspired profession, 24-year-old hip hop up-and-comer Quincy Megas has devoted a noticeably more sufficient amount of time to his craft. Although new to the game, the Joburg-based graduate isn’t unfamiliar with …

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