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Mix Fest 2019: An Interview Alastair from Shortstraw

Shortstraw are one of the acts who will be jamming at Mix Fest 2019 on the weekend of the 28th of September. They are...

Mix Fest 2019 Competition: Your chance to win a double ticket!

It's Mix Fest 2019 Competition time! You have a chance to win a double ticket to this amazing event (which has a kick-ass local...

Park Acoustics Competition: Tickets up for grabs for 28 July 2019

It's Park Acoustics Competition time. This premium one day festival is happening again on the 28th of July 2019 at Fort Schanskop in the...

Mix Fest 2019 Announced

Great news! Today it was announced that Mix 93.8 FM in partnership with Channeled Events will be hosting Mix Fest 2019. The festival will be...

Alastair Thomas and Cockles.: 10 facts you didn’t know

In case you forgot, Cockles. makes happy music for sad people. I recently had a chat to frontman Alastair Thomas and he gave me some...

Lush Festival 2019: Wheatus and first batch of local acts confirmed

Lush Festival 2019 is happening near Clarens in the Free State from the 18th to the 21st of April. The festival has a new...

Gad De Combes releases new single ahead of European Tour

Today Gad de Combes of Shortstraw fame released a brand new track. It's the first track he’s recorded this year under his solo project...

A quick chat with Alastair from Cockles

In case you forgot, Cockles released a brand new single, Joshin' Around a while ago and they will be playing at this weekend's edition...

Cockles release debut music video

Cockles, the brainchild of Shortstraw frontman Alastair Thomas, has released the music video for his first single called 'Joshin' Around'. Zesty and relatable with a...

Review: Park Acoustics – 26 November 2017

It feels like only yesterday that we saw Francois Van Coke at Park Acoustics – it’s scary to think that has been way back...

More Answers to “What do you like about music?”

About a month ago I started asking people involved in the SA Music scene a question. The question was "What do you like about...

My 2 cents on the August 2017 edition of Park Acoustics

My favourite time of the month has arrived yet again – Park Acoustics. This month’s line-up has had me stoked since the last Park Acoustics...

Gig Review: Fuzigish, Shortstraw & PHFAT @ Arcade Empire

During the first half of 2017, Arcade Empire has hosted some pretty awesome shows. From international acts such as Our Last Night, to local...

4 Things That I’ll Remember About Capital Craft 2017

I attended Capital Craft 2017 (which was held at the National Botanical Gardens in Pretoria on the 10th of June 2017).  My better half...

Desmond and The Tutus Go Big In Japan

Great news music fans! Following their recent tour to Japan, Desmond and the Tutus decided to shoot a music video for their latest single...

A quick Pre Mieliepop chat with Shortstraw

Shortstraw are having a good 2017 so far. They launched the Bowsie Foundation earlier this year and have already been doing what they do...

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