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Review

Card On Spokes: Sunwalker

6 May 2015 / Opinion, Review

Before you listen to this, sit down.

After listening to ‘Sunwalker’, the latest release by Card On Spokes, I am physically affected. I have goosebumps, my heart is racing. This is exciting.

It is so important to not dictate the …

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Review

The Vanilla: The Sun’s Tide

4 May 2015 / Opinion, Review

Just like the song, the video for The Vanilla’s debut single ‘The Sun’s Tide’ emulates the band’s DIY attitude and pop-sensibility.

Lead singer, Tyan Odendal, has a melodic voice that perfectly succinctly delivers the band’s message about being carefree …

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Majozi: Mountains

21 Apr 2015 / Opinion, Review

It’s hard to pinpoint what is most striking about the Durban-born Nhlanhla Majozi’s debut EP. His voice is smooth and easy to listen to, with remarkably beautiful movements through the vocal lines of ‘Fire’ and ‘Stay With Me’. It could …

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Francois Van Coke & Karen Zoid: Toe Vind Ek Jou

15 Apr 2015 / Opinion, Review

Sometimes a song comes along, that can only be described as necessary. Like finding an answer to a question you didn’t know you were asking, ‘Toe Vind Ek Jou’ is the ballad we’ve been waiting for, and no one could …

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The Gumbo Ya-Ya’s: Bad Juju

14 Apr 2015 / Opinion, Review

The Gumbo Ya-Ya’s first musical baby serves as a perfect introduction for the Cape Town band. “Bad Juju” is teeming with surf rock riffs, melodic backing vocals and angsty lyrics.

The EP’s opening track, ‘Stick Around’, lures the listener into the …

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Nonku Phiri: Things We Do On The Weekend

9 Apr 2015 / Opinion, Review

So we knew it was only a matter of time before JungFreud spread her musical wings, right? It began a while ago, but intensified recently with a guest spot on Card On Spokes ‘On The Low’ with current …

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