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In Review: MK Awards 2014

18 Feb 2014 / Review

I traipse into the Pretoria State Theatre just before Jean Jordaan and Bouwer Bosch (the two most dapper-looking and highly entertaining MCs you ever did see) start the evening. Anne Hirsch and her special brand of comic relief (how …

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In Review: Highlights From CTEMF 2014

17 Feb 2014 / Opinion, Review

The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival last weekend was a great meeting of production, professionalism and near-perfect execution of sets from a few acts. After returning home electrified and inspired on Sunday evening, I took the liberty of compiling a …

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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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