Two Door Cinema Club

This enchanting Northern Irish band comprising of Alex Trimble, Sam Halliday and Kevin Baird has added a fresh dimension to my everyday playlist.  The name alone, which is based on Halliday’s mispronunciation of a local theatre called Tudor, is testament to the band’s salaciously creative music. Two Door Cinema Club is a bona fide Indie Rock but fans…

Night Visions: An Imagine Dragon Masterpiece

By Chad Keates Night Visions is the debut album of the American Rock band called Imagine Dragons. It took the music scene by storm with platinum certifications in Canada, Austria, Portugal and the USA. Their music is a concoction of alternative and indie rock with a dash of dubstep, folk, hip-hop and pop for flavour.…

SA rock Veteran’s debut

SA rock veteran’s debut aKing: Dutch Courage (2008) Rhythm Records Indie Rock aKing is a melodic indie rock band from Bellville in Cape Town, South Africa and some might say that this affects my opinion of their music. The truth is, it does. There is nothing I like more than to see South Africa and…

For dreamers who pay attention

Sarah Rose de Villiers | A musical journal of sun-blinded nostalgia and enchanted optimism, The Year of Hibernation is the dreamy work of Youth Lagoon, aka 22 year-old Trevor Powers of Idaho. The debut album showcases his irrefutable talent for crafting a musical dreamscape at the crossroads of lo-fi and chill wave.

A Different Type of Heroine

By Stefan Piek   Guilt, blame shifting, religion, … When Fokofpolisiekar joined the music scene in 2003, they found themselves speaking on behalf of an entire generation. With relatable lyrics, a unique sound and a hell-bent attitude, it’s easy to understand how they are still idolised ten years down the road. Venturing into the industry…

Royal Mrs. Carter Reins in Rio

The Mrs. Carter Tour exemplifies precise choreography, theatricality of a high caliber, couture sequins and leotards which are all fused by Mrs. Carter’s grand vocals accompanied by diverse rhythms and beats offered by her all female band. The Mrs. Carter Tour made a stop at the Rock in Rio concert, a stop that was hailed by…