Adidas, Generation NMD unite music and fashion

Adidas NMD bring the style and sounds of South Africa’s major cities together Music and fashion are synonymous with each other. The one feeds, informs and inspires the other. The past two years have brought in the concept of athleisure. Basically athletic/gym wear transitioning beyond the walls of the gym into our everyday wardrobe. It’s…

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Tristan Snyckers is Fearless as Charlie Snuff

Fearless and here to paint his own canvas of music, meet Tristan Snycker’s nom de musique, Charlie Snuff  Tristan Snyckers, who goes by the stage name, Charlie Snuff is a self-taught music producer and rapper emerging from Cape Town. He describes his sound as alternative rap; a sub-genre added to an ever expanding landscape of…

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The rise and rise of Nonku Phiri

Left of centre, nouveau noir-hipster, Nonku Phiri, is on a rise that cannot be stopped or tamed It is a rare occurrence in the local music industry for an artist to break into the scene with a sound and style that is all their own. It’s far more common for new artists to make their entry…

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Ashlinn Gray Talks Debut EP | FDBQ&A

New artist, Ashlinn Gray talks debut EP, musical influences, self-doubt and her intentions as a singer-songwriter   Following the release of her self-titled debut EP, we spoke to Ashlinn Gray about the recording process of the EP, her intention as a songwriter and how she taps into her acting in her music. We also spoke about…

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Ashlinn Gray – Ashlinn Gray | EP Review

A new young vocalist pens a bold effort for her debut EP  17-year-old singer, songwriter and actress, Ashlinn Gray, just released her self-titled 5-track EP. It’s a taste of what she has to bring to the local music industry which really doesn’t have nearly enough young female voices in it.  The songs “Battleships” and “Risking…

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NEW: Amalunde – Maraza ft. Smashis

3 October saw the release of Maraza’s new single titled “Amalunde” featuring Smashis of Cashtime Fam “Amalunde” is the fourth single off of Maraza’s first solo album titled Smithsonian One which was released in April this year under Maraza’s indie record label, Dionysys Recordings Studios. Even though Smithsonian One is his first full length album, there is…

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Bongi Mvuyana – “Dopamine” | Album Review

  Dopamine (definition): a monoamine neurotransmitter that acts within certain brain cells to help regulate movement and emotion In simple terms, dopamine is a chemical that is released into the brain and causes euphoria. In the context of alternative soul artist, Bongi Mvuyana’s debut album Dopamine is all about love. Finding it, losing it, yearning…

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