Introducing

  • Introducing: Sakawa Boys

      Self-described as ‘an elf, two men and a dwarf’ Sakawa Boys are a Cape Town based indie-pop outfit whose broad-ranging, echoing sound have swiftly...

  • 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: 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...

  • 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....

  • INTRODUCING: Native Young

      Native Young are a Cape Town based African-psycadelic-pop band. I first came across them at The Flamjanged Tea Party this year where I was...

  • INTROUCING: Beecake

    Beecake are a four-piece indie rock band, hailing from Glasgow, Scotland. In the years following their inception in 2006 they have carved out quite the...

  • INTRODUCING: Dave Knowles

      Cape Town based singer-songwriter David Knowles has built a strong local following for his bluesy-folk acoustic tunes and dynamic stage presence. Bringing to the...

  • Introducing: Ottoman Slap

    Cape Town hailing Balkan-fusion band Ottoman Slap, stopped by in Plettenberg Bay en route to Grahamstown. Headed to the National Arts Festival, the eclectic group...