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In Review: Kendrick Lamar Cape Town 2014

13 Feb 2014 / Opinion, Review

I arrive at Kendrick Lamar’s Cape Town show with many reservations:

1) The Bellville Velodrome isn’t a great venue

2) Rap concerts are hit and miss when it comes to sound

3) I really like Kendrick Lamar, so my …

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Superfans: Tall Tales From The Pit

11 Feb 2014 / Opinion, Review

Elvis Presley shaking his kingly hips. The Beatles’ landmark Ed Sullivan performance. Jimi Hendrix closing out the original Woodstock.

Although the recorded albums get passed down from generation to generation, allowing fans of all ages to scrutinize and rewind …

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#1LiveGigAWeek: Jessica’s Take

5 Feb 2014 / Opinion, Review

I’ve been to many Fokofpolisiekar gigs, but none like Sunday’s Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset concert.

Expecting masses of people to descend on the picturesque Botanical Gardens, I arrive early to secure a good spot and sure enough, there are already …

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#1LiveGigAWeek: Jessica’s Take

29 Jan 2014 / Opinion, Review

Great craft beer, the best burgers I’ve ever tasted and an easy atmosphere makes &Union an ideal spot for live music and so last Wednesday I went to check out one of their Real Music Wednesday events. 

I’m told …

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#1LiveGigAWeek: Jessica’s Take

22 Jan 2014 / Opinion, Review

Remember my #1LiveGigAWeek initiative from August last year?

Well, thanks to your overwhelming support and a few interviews on national radio stations, word spread nice and wide and the initiative was picked up and internalised by music enthusiast …

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naasMUSIC Presents: B00N

20 Jan 2014 / Opinion, Review

Say hello to the newest member of the naas family, B00N, an eclectic “mood-hopper” hailing from the student town of Grahamstown. His soundcloud is broody and dark – packed with a couple of gems – and today he …

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