All posts by Skye Mallac

  • Loose Buttons Release Music Video for ‘Thrill’

    New York-based band Loose Buttons, an indie-pop outfit who are bravely wading into an overpopulated music genre in an attempt to make a name for...

  • ALBUM REVIEW: Kabaal Klankbaan – Baptism

    Pretoria-based solo musician, Floris Groenewald hails under the pseudonym of Kabaal Klankbaan: a versatile folk-rock act of which he asserts to be the only permanent...

  • Interview: Al Bairre

    South Africa’s favourite wildly energetic indie-pop outfit have been slaying the local and international stages over the past year. With a UK tour and several...

  • INTRODUCING: Crystal Park

    Country is a surpisingly specific, indeed rather difficult genre, rarely employed in the South African music industry. However, Benoni-based band, Crystal Park, have expertly combined...

  • INTRODUCING: The Liminals

    After a mere three months as a fully formed band, The Liminals won The Assembly’s Band of Choice Competition, granting them the opportunity to open...

  • INTRODUCING: Southern Wild

    I have only ever watched one season of South African Idols – the year David van Vuuren won – and I will admit, in all...

  • INTRODUCING: Flint, Meet Spark

      Flint, Meet Spark is a Pretoria-based acoustic-folk duo, comprising of Adelle Nqueto and Josh Pretorius. The two musicians met via a chance encounter through...

  • INTRODUCING: Wild Lettuce

      Wild Lettuce is an instrumental world fusion outfit created by Reinhardt Buhr in 2010. With the use of a loop pedal Buhr combines a...

  • ALBUM REVIEW: Mac DeMarco – Another One

    “Stop on by, I’ll make you a cup of coffee. See you later.” So closes Mac DeMarco’s new 8-track mini LP, Another One in which...

  • INTRODUCING: Woodlock

    Australian stadium-folk band Woodlock, are a three piece that make use of narrative lyrics, delicate vocal harmonies and upbeat rhythms to produce their signature sound....