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New Tunes: December Streets – Addy

Our friends from Pretoria, December Streets, have released a new video, and it’s a lot of fun. The video, for their track Addy, showcases a stop-motion adventure of a little cartoon man, through a young boy’s bedroom (or so we think, wait for the twist worthy of M. Night Shyamalanalamalam). The video was directed and shot by Tristan Coetzee and Zayn Opperman from …

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Rocking The Daisies Announce The Kooks As Third International Act

Earlier today Rocking The Daisies announced The Kooks as their third international act for 2015. The British indie rockers have been to South Africa before, as part of the 5Gum series of parties, and were well received. We’re interested to see how people react. Will Cape Town will respond with general apathy and a “that’s not fresh” attitude, or will the …

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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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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: The Chemical Brothers – Sometimes I Feel So Deserted

After releasing a 23-second clip on Facebook yesterday, The Chemical Brothers have shared new track ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’ in its entirety. Although the band released a single in 2014 as part of The Hunger Games soundtrack, this is the UK duo’s first album of new material since 2010’s ‘Further’, excluding their soundtrack to 2011 film ‘Hanna’. It is set to …

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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 …