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Review

Los Tacos: Los Tacos EP

14 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

The first thing I fell in love with on Los Tacos’ self-titled debut EP, is the subtle African-esque influence that makes an appearance on all their tracks. From the guitar riff that opens ‘Mira Mira’ to the bongos providing a …

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Review

The Tazers: Dream Machine

13 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

Johannesburg-based psychedelic rock band The Tazers, is a 3-piece consisting of Jethro Lock on vocals and guitar, Timothy Edwards on drums and backing vocals, and Guido Assman on bass. The fact that they only consist of three people, making music …

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Forefront: Happiest In Water

10 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

Forefront’s fun, bouncing, foot-tapping tunes are pretty much in the selfsame league as fellow indie-rockers, Shortstraw and Beatenberg – and with our country’s music scene being widely dominated by the indie culture this can only bode well for Forefront. They …

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Review

State Society: We Are

9 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

Gauteng-based rock band, State Society’s latest single off their upcoming untitled album, “We Are”, was released last month. Its rugged, rocky, yet polished sound is slightly reminiscent of The Parlortones, with their self-proclaimed musical influences (including Foo Fighters, U2 and …

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Review

ChianoSky: Inferno

8 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

Chianosky received massive recognition for her debut album, “Hungry” in 2012. She was nominated for five South African Music Awards in 2013 – an extremely impressive feat for a newcomer to South Africa’s music scene. The 22 year old singer …

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Raptors & Remnants: See You Around

7 Jul 2015 / Opinion, Review

‘See You Around’ is the newest release from Johannesburg-based Raptors and Remnants, Nicholas Gonzalez’s (Climate Control) solo project. The new track encompasses the acoustic folk aesthetic the project has adopted.

It starts with a catchy chorus that becomes a mantra repeated …

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