Best of 2014

As usual, I’ve not even scratched the surface of all the releases this year (I never do). This is what I’ve loved these last 12 months through my over-complicated music discovery regime. Here… Continue reading

Final REFORM! party for 2014

Our final kick for 2014 takes place at our regular hangout at Kitcheners in Juta Street in Braamfontein on Saturday 6 December 2014. We start easing in at 6pm in what is the… Continue reading

Heaven mixtapes

Heaven was a nightclub that ran from 14 June 1985 to the end of 1987 in Johannesburg at 165 Marshall Street. Many will know this address as being that of the original Doors… Continue reading

Lost Braamfontein

My latest historical piece for JHBlive on ‘Lost Braamfontein’ was published recently. Check out the abridged JHBLive piece here or the full post here. For the full (ongoing) history of Braamfontein and other… Continue reading

REFORM! party time

We’re back with the next REFORM! Sound System party on Saturday 4 October 2014 at Kitcheners in Braamfontein It’s hard to believe Charles Leonard and I started this all just  5 years ago.… Continue reading

Behind the scenes

A couple of updates: My new post on the history of Braamfontein is up at http://www.johannesburg1912.wordpress.com. I’ve also gone back and added some new pictures and information to older posts, most notably to… Continue reading

REFORM! – The next edition

It’s hard to believe this is our first REFORM! party for 2014. Absence makes the heart grow fonder and all that…but we’re super excited to back, so please pull through if you’re in… Continue reading

Best of 2013 mixes

I’ve taken all my best tracks from 2013 and put together three DJ mixes. The first two, COMEDOWN and INDIE, are below (follow the links) I’ll post details of the third mix after… Continue reading

New weekly music discovery blog starts today

Today is the start of my new music discovery blog. Once a week on a Tuesday I’ll post three songs I love that I came across the previous week with appropriate links. You… Continue reading

Dead Kennedys artwork

While paging through a stack of newspapers and magazines I found in the cellar of a house in Parktown that was about to be demolished in 2011 – I found the source for… Continue reading