RED BULL MUSIC STUDIOS CAPE TOWN

Established in 2008 and nestled in the heart of the mother city, the Red Bull Music Studios Cape Town aims to be a platform for growth in the vibrant local music scene. A musicians dream, the studio features the latest digital music technology, quality recording equipment as well as…

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5LIVE: SKETCHY BONGO

It's safe to say that anyone who has listened to a radio in the last year will know who Sketchy Bongo and the wolfpack are. Having worked with artists such as AKA, Da L.E.S., and Aewon Wolf, has helped SB gain notoriety in no small measure. His signature look...

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FLOORS FADE EP LAUNCH

In describing what Floors plays you can't avoid descriptions like: "lush, mood-based electronica" because their compositions are infused with elements of acoustic, experimental, and electronic sounds that create an immersive soundscape...

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RED BULL STUDIOS DEEP END: IKONIKA

Both her debut 12", "Please/Simulacrum", and debut album, "Contact, Love, Want, Have" were released on Hyperdub. The label emerged from the unlikely environs of a flat above a hair salon in Camberwell and was the breeding ground for the bass-heavy music that gave garage a new voice...

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RED BULL STUDIOS: BLACK COFFEE

It's always an esteemed pleasure to spend time with Black Coffee. Esepcially when you're one of a handful of people in the audience. On this particular occasion he was recording a new mix for 5fm and I was fortunate enough to be able to capture what was essentially...

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CTEMF 2017

Cape Town Electronic Music Festival has quickly become the holy grail of electronic music culture. A beacon of light in the hazy rooms filled with shuffling feet and the ebbing sea of rhythmic kicks...

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FIRST THURSDAY: FEBRUARY

I met Elsa at her Nightscapes exhibition in Johannesburg as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender in 2016. Her images have been described as cinematic, dystopian, dreamlike, and haunting nightscapes - of you have a look at her work you'll see for yourself...

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JANUARY ROUND-UP

I don't always get the chance to post everything that I want or like even. In an attempt to post a bit more of what I do, here is a round-up of January. Just a few images. An insight. Short and sweet - like an attention span...

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045 | FRANCOIS VAN COKE "HIERDIE IS DIE LEWE"

Hierdie is die Lewe will be released on 2 February 2017. It's about life, the good, the bad, love and hate, the past, the future and the present. This album is the natural progression from his successful self-titled debut...

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043 | 5LIVE: LAKOTA SILVA

Lakota Silva has been that artist with the songs on the radio that you swore were from an international artist. I was fortunate enough to see her perform live at Red Bull Studios in Cape Town for 5FM #5live. These are some photos from the day...

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042 | SxROCKING THE DAISIES 2016, PT. II

Saturday snuck up on me way too quickly! The clouds didn't deter anyone so you could feel the energy all over the place. I spent most of my day running between the main stage (thanks for ghosting me AKA) and the artist bar (thanks Aewon Wolf and Stilo Magolide for dropping bars) so I racked up a couple steps...

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041 | SxROCKING THE DAISIES 2016, PT. I

Thursday at Rocking the Daisies is an anomaly. There isn't really that much to do but also you're finding yourself the best spot in the campsite. The wind doesn't help but there is an undeniable gees among the hammering of tent pegs and the sound of laughter that hangs on the trees...

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