Category Archive: playlists

Tokyo Star Melville DJ Mix

Between 2007 and 2010 I played countless Thursday night sets at the Tokyo Star in 4th Avenue Melville (plus later, a few in Greenside) and was privileged to share those with some amazing… Continue reading

Best of 2021

My annual roundup of new music discovered throughout the year in the all familiar two-list fashion: one uptempo, and the other one leaning more to…well…let’s just call it ‘sad bastard’ music. I managed… Continue reading

Best of 2020

My annual round-up of music that did it for me. This year was a decent split between heavy post-punk, shoegaze, and imaginary soundtrack music. Neubauten made a stylish comeback this year. A. A.… Continue reading

Fat Franks Southern Diner

  Fat Franks Southern Diner was a cajun restaurant in Braamfontein where I worked between 89-91.   The music was a huge part of the experience. The shift always started with Ella &… Continue reading

Music of 2018

2018 was a great year for new music. Picking 20 was a struggle. Even trying to limit the playlists to a reasonable length was harder than I anticipated. My top 3 from the… Continue reading

Some Christmas songs are not just for XMAS

Two Christmas albums you’re not likely to hear at the malls. Ever In typical Low style, this is a haunting album with a surprisingly upbeat opener. A.V. Club’s Josh Modell described it as… Continue reading