Reform Soundsystem is back

It’s been a year since our last Reform party and how things have turned upside down in that time. No matter. On 22 April at Kitcheners in Braamfontein, we get down to the… Continue reading

Scants Laserdrome

Scants opened on the 19th August 1983 at 180 Fox Street. The owners, Stan Herson and Bruce Kennedy would later go on to open Heaven, but this was the pair’s first foray into… Continue reading

Johannesburg in 1961 on JHBLive

JHBLive has featured a piece I did on Johannesburg from a movie shot in 1961. The film, all about a bumbling ‘ducktail’ gang, was really hard to watch. Trying to identify the locations… Continue reading

Music of 2016

These were the albums that lived with me this year in no particular order: PJ Harvey – Community of hope Trentmoller – Fixion Make-Overs – Try me Savages – Adore life Minor Victories… Continue reading

I got sunburnt waiting for the jets to land

Have a listen to my new mix up on http://www.mixcloud.com or listen via the player below:   The title came from the Sparklehorse’s ‘Piano fire’ featuring PJ Harvey. The rest came together over… Continue reading

Blame it on the boogie (REFORM Vinyl set)

On Saturday 16 January 2015, Charles and I are playing a special 2-hour REFORM vinyl only set in support of DJ Jun from Japan. He plays exclusively on 7″. Also guesting are Plaat… Continue reading

Top albums and songs of 2015

Another year, another whack of newly discovered tunes and new music from old favourites. As usual, this is not a definitive list but just what I really liked out of the few hundred… Continue reading

Lost churches of early Johannesburg

Jhblive published an edited version of the piece I did on the lost churches of Johannesburg. Read it HERE. For the longer and more detailed piece, check out the full version on Johannesburg1912… Continue reading

Slowgrindfever // Cellardoor \ Gesaffelstein

Originally posted on Three Song Tuesday:
This week’s post features two mixes and a song to make up for last week (and more than enough to cover any other eventualities that may get…

Cellardoor 10th Anniversary Live Mix

It was 10 years ago this month (14 Oct 2005 to be exact) when Cellardoor threw its first monthly party. It was a Friday night at Horror Cafe in Newtown and I think… Continue reading