16Stitch - Beautiful Angelic Parasite

I've been feverishly waiting to review this album. Beautiful Angelic Parasite is the debut album by 16Stitch, one of the forerunners of hardcore music in SA. Amazingly, the album was recorded and produced by the band in the space of one month, with... More »

The Narrow/Pestroy - Split

This is a novel idea, and something perhaps more local bands should consider. Think about it - two bands share the high costs involved in making a CD, and fans get to hear new material without having to wait years for a new release. Both The Narrow... More »

Fokofpolisiekar - Lugsteuring

Let's face it, it was never going to be easy for Fokof to follow up their brilliant debut EP As Jy Met Vuur Speel Sal Jy Brand, which reached cult status and made Fokofpolisiekar a household name in the Afrikaans underground. Kudos should also go to the... More »

Jo Day - Icon

Listening to icon I realize how far the SA music scene has come over the last few years. And I'm not talking about Pop Idol's. In a perfect world artists like Jo Day would be ruling the airwaves. And although icon is a brutally heavy rock record... More »