Hinds Brothers Debut Album Release – Ocean of Milk

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Aden and Wren Hinds AKA The Hinds Brothers are glad to bring you and your ears their debut full-length album 'Ocean of Milk'. Due for worldwide release on Tuesday the 27th of August 2013. Two years in the making, Hinds Brothers debut 'Ocean of Milk' has become a record of the heart with a living tale. Produced by the brothers themselves, the album was recorded in no less than 7 studios in Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pretoria, and features some of South Africa's great musicians, including Marc Duby on upright bass and Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby on violin. It was mixed by SAMA award winning producer Dan Roberts and mastered in New York by Alan Douches (Sufjan Stevens, Roky Erikson). 'Ocean of Milk' has a wholly cohesive                  

Paul Cluver Summer Concert Series

Paul Cluver Summer Concert Series

Soak up a variety of summer evening sounds at the Paul Cluver winery in the Elgin Valley at their popular Summer Concert Series from the 19th of January to the 16th of March 2013. Definitely one of the Cape’s best kept secrets - the amphitheatre is surrounded by a forest of towering eucalyptus trees, a feature which provides natural acoustics for this fabulous open-air venue in Grabouw. The family-owned and run wine estate has been in the Cluver family since the late 19th century, not only is the vineyard known for its innovation and production of exclusive wines, but the 2000-hectare farm is also acclaimed as part of the Kogelberg Biosphere – a UNESCO world heritage site, naturally a real beauty! Heading from Cape Town it will                  

Beloved

Beloved

David Lindhout-Hunt and Michelle Rieder met in February 2012 some call it fate however hearing their magical musical notes connect seems more like serendipity. Knowing they had a good thing going, the duo decided to grow, inviting equally talented musos, Henk Venter (providing bass) and Tiffany Cross (on percussion) to join Beloved in April and May respectively. We all know you can’t keep a good thing down, so from meagre beginnings in a small holding rehearsal studio, the band started performing at venues across Johannesburg and popular festivals such as Joburg Pride and Rock The River in Cape Town. Beloved have set out on a steady path to establish themselves on the local music scene this year, only 10 months since their                  

Chris Brown set to rock the Mother City

Chris Brown Cape Town

Multi-award winning rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer and artist Chris Brown needs little introduction. Famed also for his somewhat tumultuous off-again-on-again relationship with Rihanna and a bar brawl with Drake, the Grammy® winner is set to rock Capetonian fans on the 19th and 20th December from 8pm. Aimed to coincide with the release of his 2012 album Fortune, his fifth studio album Chris Brown performs on South African soil for three concerts only, after a whirlwind tour of Europe, including appearances in Copenhagen, Paris, Stuttgart, Stockholm and Basel, as well as the UAE. Cape Town’s intimate Grandwest Arena is set to play host to the Carpe Diem C.T. leg of his tour. Along with Yeah X3, Don’t Wake Me Up, and She Ain’t                  

ISO December Tour

ISO Beatles - Credit Sean Brand

South African dance / rock band ISO, formerly known as Isochronous formed in late 2006 and soon became one of the top bands to see in South Africa. They released their self-titled debut album in 2008 which was distributed through Sony BMG South Africa. Their second acoustic album Imago, was released and distributed independently in 2010. In 2011, their third album entitled Inscape, followed and showcased the group’s song writing qualities, whilst continuing to highlight the musicality and technique of its members. From Inscape, ISO received their first commercial radio success with hit singles Destiny and Torpid being play listed on national radio stations across SA. They were also chosen as one of the winners of the MK MVP in                  

Goldfish Submerged Sundays

Goldfish

Goldfish need little introduction, the dynamic duo consisting of Dominic Peters and David Poole have been providing lovers of dance music, their take of über cool tunes since 2006 when they released their first album “Caught in the loop”. It all started in a bedroom in Cape Town both Dom and Dave were studying music, with studying came tight budgets and frivolous lifestyles but these two guys knew they had a good thing going with musical talents combining double bass, a saxophone and a couple of synths, they were set to groove. Their hugely successful album launch found them maintaining a gruelling international tour schedule that saw them play sold-out shows from Miami to Moscow, from Sydney Opera House to Sao Paulo,                  

Johnny Cash Tribute Show – Pilgrimage

Johnny Cash Tribute Show Pilgrimage

Johnny Cash was and still is undoubtedly one of the most influential country musicians of the 20th Century, recognized by his deep, distinctive bass-baritone voice, and for the "boom-chicka-boom" sound of his Tennessee Three backing band. His signature classics "I Walk the Line", "Ring of Fire", "One Piece at a Time" and "A Boy Named Sue" will continue to get toes tapping for centuries to come. Five local musicians and Johnny Cash fans have recreated that magical era and the sound that influenced many a musical journey, creating the Johnny Cash Pilgrimage which is set to tour the Western and Eastern Cape this December. Louis Graham and Brixton Barnard supply the no nonsense solid back-beat on drums and bass while Pat Plank pays                  

Cape Town World Music Festival 2012

Cape Town World Music Festival 2012

CAN YOU DIG THIS?!? Captonians - brace yourselves for the first festival of its kind to hit South Africa is landing on our doorstep! The Cape Town World Music Festival takes off on November the 9th for 2 days of World class music pleasure with the likes of 32 acts, placed on four unique stages, showcasing diverse music from across the globe. The festival will span from Harrington Square to the Assembly and the Mahogany Room featuring a main day/night live music stage with both local and international artists, a day time free stage, an intimate acoustic/listening space and a late night Nu World dance stage featuring the best of world dance music. The festival will also host a series of music and industry workshops as a build up to                  

The launch of Reini Adelbert’s new album “Leave your light on”

Lawyer turned musician Rein Adelbert

Make a point of getting to the launch of Reini Adelbert’s new album “Leave your light on” this Thursday, November 8th at the Brooksider (The Barleycorn Venue), situated at the Villagers Football Club, Claremont. Reini is a Lawyer/Writer/Strategist based in Cape Town who has 6 albums under his belt stretching from as far back as 1978. His most recent album “KarooBlu” was released in 2010. In his own words: "My relationship with music began when I was given an acoustic steel string guitar in the mid 60’s. Despite the absolute low tech of those years, we were completely infused with music communicated via fudgy medium wave on transistor radios from Mozambique and Swaziland. The era buzzed with an energy still tangible today and                  

Hugh Masekela – Songs of Migration

Songs of Migration Hugh Masekela

Legendary flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer and defiant political voice, Hugh Masekela, is at it again! Having recently returned to South Africa from touring Europe with Paul Simon on the Graceland 25th Anniversary Tour now it’s time for Africa to get a little taste of his musical magic with “Songs of Migration” at the Artscape Theatre from the 7th to the 11 of November 2012. The musical tribute “Songs of Migration,” is the masterpiece brainchild of Masekela with the assistance of South African director James Ngcobo. This cleverly designed show is filled with raw emotion, joyful exuberance and passionate storytelling. “Songs of Migration,” was inspired by the great trek from the village to the city, from