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Review

Retro Dizzy: Creatures Of The Black Desert

18 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

A couple of weeks ago I found myself staggering up one of Manila Bar’s many staircases to watch Retro Dizzy live. Albeit having one (more like five) Jagermeisters too many, I remember the band standing out amongst the Psych Night …

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Review

Loki Rothman: The Way Back

17 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

You may know about Loki Rothman. He’s the Capetonian guitar prodigy who made it to the top six of SA’s Got Talent, current guitarist for Jack Parow and now, a solo artist as well. His Facebook page is full of …

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Review

Lunatic Wolf: To The Adventure

10 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

From the outset the sound quality of Johannesburg-based band Lunatic Wolf’s debut album, “To the Adventure”, is exceptional. Every instrument and voice is captured beautifully and simply.

Lunatic Wolf is at heart a folk band, a genre which has had more …

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Review

Andy Islands: Andy Islands 3

9 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

If no man is an island, then who the hell is Andy?

Andrew Esterhuizen AKA Andy Islands is known for several reasons. Whether it be his online pseudo-feud with Jake Lipman AKA Jakobsnake, his offbeat sense of humour brought to life …

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Review

Chambers: Morning Love

8 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

Proving he’s so much more than just a one-trick pony, Jacques Moolman (Shadowclub) has transformed into Chambers, a broody, dream pop-rooted solo project that I don’t think anyone could’ve called.

Produced by Troydon Murison and Craig Massiv, ‘Morning Love’ …

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Review

Two Minute Puzzle: Pancakes

3 Jun 2015 / Opinion, Review

My appreciation for Two Minute Puzzle has reached the level where it’s boarding on adoration and I get anxious whilst listening to new material for the first time for fear of being disappointed.

Luckily, the project’s latest release, ‘Pancakes’, spared me …

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