Taxi Violence “The Turn” Launch Tour Dates

Awesome SA rockers Taxi Violence are releasing their new album “The Turn” this August. Looking forward to it. The launch dates are below, starting wiff: Benoni!!! Oh hell. Anyway, do yourself a huge favour and go watch this band. You won’t regret it. And here’s the album’s “making-of” video:

Fragments of Oppikoppi

Image via Wikipedia This post is probably the worst Oppikoppi review ever written – it’s merely a collection of fragments from the weekend, as recovered from my phone, and vague memories. The plastics: Tight. Good. No persona or identity. Too ho-hum. Too much Kooks. Why why why? Like watching the Kooks without any of the […]

Coke Fest SA Band Lineup

Apparently they have finalised the line-up of South African acts for the 2008 schnarf-Fest. Forgive my lack of fucken enthusiasm here: WONDERBOOM, CRASH CAR BURN and LONEHILL ESTATE will only be performing in Johannesburg, and VAN COKE KARTEL and SHY GUEVARAS will only be performing in Cape Town! Wonderboom is a perfect choice. They will […]

Best of 2007 Music

As per this post, I’ve compiled my own list of the most-played music added to my iPod in 2007. Interesting. The Cliks – Oh Yeah – 55 Plays (I had a phase, OK!) Fall Out Boy – This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race (Mandatory emo patch) Harris Tweed – Beautiful Mystery (Now we’re […]

The Parlotones – A World Next Door To Yours

I finally got my grubby paws on The Parlotones‘ new album – A World Next Door To Yours – after hearing pieces of it at a friend about a month ago and then of course attending the album launch at Tings n Times. I must admit I was pretty worried when I started listening to […]

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