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

Kitcheners presents: Mixed Bag Saturday

A last-minute DJ set confirmation for what will be my last of 2013. Join me, Sassquatch, Plaat Japie and The Beard for a Mixed Bag Saturday on 28th Dec 2013 at Kitcheners in… Continue reading

Albums and songs of 2013

Here is my yearly round-up of music that did it for me. It was a great year, especially for the more left-of-centre stuff. I spent many hours trawling BANDCAMP, helped fund a few… Continue reading

reJHB – My JHBLive monthly feature starts this week

Starting this week, JHBlive are running a series of monthly historical features I’ve written about Johannesburg. These features are loosely connected to my blog on the history of Johannesburg that I use for… Continue reading

Sharon Tandy’s Birthday

*Update: Heard the sad new today (23 March 2015) that Sharon Tandy passed away over the weekend after a long illness. Condolences to Wendy Crabb and her family* REFORM! party playlist favourite Sharon… Continue reading

Tonight: Reform Vinyl Social

Charles Leonard & I are back for the second installment of our monthly Reform Vinyl Social where be basically play a bunch of our records to a crowded room of people drinking special… Continue reading