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Meet Birthday Girl: A New Electronic Band On The Cape Town Scene

These days, new acts in Cape Town are few and far between. Unless they’re DJs or producers, which always seem to be popping up. A little while ago a press release landed in our inbox, and it’s fair to say that we were taken aback. The music is good, it’s well thought out and interesting, but what excited us more …

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Fantasma Release Stunning New Video For “Cat And Mouse”

Fantasma continue to push the boundaries when it comes to South African art, music and youth culture. Their latest release is a video for their track Cat And Mouse, off of their debut full-length album Free Love, and it’s quite stunning. The video features young ballet dancers making their way through Khayelitsha, and is a visual feast of beautiful movement a vast and …

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Watch Jack Black And Jimmy Fallon Recreate The Video For “More Than Words”

Most of us are familiar with Extreme’s “More Than Words.” It’s a song you probably heard your parents playing and it’s definitely been made fun of it’s fair share of times. But Jack Black and Jimmy Fallon may have just trumped everyone. And ironically, all they’ve done is just recreate the video while being themselves. It’s perfect. If you’re unfamiliar …

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Reddit Users Reveal Celebrity Sex Encounters

Earlier this month a Reddit user posed the question “Girls who have slept with rockstars; how was it? What was your perception of the person afterwards? What did your friends and family think (if you told them)? etc.” Complex news has put together a piece that covers the more interesting answers. Have a look. All we can say is that …

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John Wizards’ Remix Featured On Zero 7 EP

Most Capetonians and South Africans have heard of John Wizards. They’ve moved from strength to strength since the release of their (his) debut album in 2013. It has come out that John Wizards have released a remix of a new Zero 7 track called 400 Blows. Well, John Wizards did not release it. Zero 7 released it. John’s remix, that is. …

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New Tunes: Christian Tiger School – Chorisolo

Cape Town beat makers Christian Tiger School have released their video for Chorisolo, the first single from their forthcoming album Chrome Tapes. The video, directed by Chris Bisset and Ross Hillier, features many, many dogs running in time to the music. It’s effective and it suits the song, as well as the band’s image. The video is the first release since the duo’s signing to …

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David Hasselhoff’s New Video Is The Weirdest Thing To Ever Exist

David Hasselhoff has just changed the weird video game. His new video for True Survivor, which seems to be contextualised as some sort of police drama action thing, features dinosaurs, nazi zombies, ninjas, wolves, fire, kung-fu masters, key-tars, the splits, something that resembles Tron, skateboards, and whole bunch more. If this wasn’t convincing enough, we’ve selected some screen shots from the …

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New Tunes: Young Fathers – Shame

2014 Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers have just released their latest album White Men Are Black Men Too, and with the release of the album comes a new video for Shame. After a recent spell in SA, it’s safe to say that the band is currently on the radar of many young South Africans. The video, directed by Jeremy Cole, sees a roughed-up …