Author: Jacques Malan

Bier liefhebber. Groot liefhebber van Suid-Afrikaanse musiek.

Tidal Waves are one of the acts who will be performing at Park Acoustics this coming Saturday in Pretoria. They are one of the most fun acts to watch live and if you haven’t seen them live yet, you should. I recently had a chat to Zakes from Tidal Waves about a few things. This is what he had to say: So, you guys are playing at the last Park Acoustics for 2018. Are you excited and what can fans expect of you on the day? We are very excited to do Park Acoustics and original people will be given…

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Francois Van Coke is een van die kunstenaars wat julle hierdie naweek kan uitcheck by Park Acoustics in Pretoria. Hierdie eendag fees vier hulle 9de verjaardag en dit gaan heel moontlik ‘n groot makietie wees. Ek het met Francois Van Coke gesels oor Park Acoustics en so paar ander goedjies. Hier is wat hy te sê gehad het. Jy speel die naweek by Park Acoustics en Jack Parow is ook daar, wat is jou gunsteling song van die man? “Dans Dans Dans” en “Hard Partytjie Hou!” Kan die mense dalk verwag om Francois Van Coke & Jack Parow op stage…

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Francois Van Coke en sy band, Die Gevaar het op Dozi se plaas gespeel laas week Sondag. Ons was teen 10 eers alreeds sterk oppad soontoe van Pretoria af. Hier is my resensie van Francois Van Coke se show in Harties Toe ons 11 uur die oggend daar aankom was Dozi’s Back To The Roots alreeds stampvol met mense van alle ouderdomme. Ons is vining na die bar toe om so ietsie te kry vir die keel en ‘n bietjie skop in te kry vir die dag. Dozi het toe begin speel met ‘n paar cover tunes en ‘n paar…

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In case you did not know, South African Punk Rock legends Fuzigish will be playing at Dirty Rotten Tequila Festival this weekend in Johannesburg and shit is most likely going to get serious if you ask me… I recently had a chat to Jay Bones and Rockwell from Fuzigish about this and a few other things. This is what they had to say… You’re playing Dirty Rotten Tequila Festival this weekend, do you guys like tequila, and who can take the most shots of tequila in a night? Rockwell: To be honest we drink anything that is put in front…

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It’s been years since fans last saw an official body of work released by CrashCarBurn, and on the 6th of April 2018, the day finally arrived for the band to release their 4th studio album entitled Headlights. Over the course of the last 6 years, CrashCarBurn never stopped writing new music and when the time came for a new album, they sifted through hundreds of demos for 12 diamonds ready for polishing. The band recorded the album with Jacques du Plessis and Adrian Erasmus as High Seas Studios in Johannesburg, after which it was mixed by Chris Brink in the…

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It’s a new work week and I really have the long weekend blues, especially after one of my best rock shows on Friday night featuring Bowling for Soup at Rumours Rock City in Johannesburg. Here’s my review of the Bowling For Soup show at Rumours Rock City We arrived at Rumours Rock City at about 4:30 PM on Friday. The bands were busy with soundchecks and we sat outside having a few cold ones and a tequila or two to get the vibe going. Finally the doors opened and everyone rushed to get the best view and it was not long…

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Dit het my presies 27 dae van 2017 gevat om een van my gunsteling stokperdtjies te doen: om local bands live te gaan kyk en die line-up by Arcade Empire op Vrydagaand was verseker ‘n moet-sien ene vir my om die jaar mee af te skop. Eerste op die verhoog was Wit Kasteel en dit was die eerste keer wat ek hulle gesien het. Ek was bietjie laat en kon net die laaste 3 songs hoor waarvan 2 cover songs was: all time favorites – “All the Small Things” (Blink 182) & “Scotty Doesn’t Know” (Lustra)- en dit het lekker…

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