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aKING – Against all odds

Posted in English Rock, Press Release with tags on May 22, 2009 by Rouvanne

aKING - chart toppers!

aKING - chart toppers!

aKING remains one of our favourite Rock bands, and that’s even though we have only had the pleasure of listening to their first album Dutch Courage, over, and over, and over, and over again. But that is set to change… Here is the press release I received this morning!

Following the runaway success of their first full length album “Dutch Courage”, aKING present “Against all Odds”, their next delivery of chart-topping power tunes. Continue reading

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Just Jinjers Milk n Honies acoustic

Posted in English Rock with tags , on May 12, 2009 by Rouvanne
Just Jinjer

Just Jinjer

Just Jinjer is one of South Africa’s most exciting exports. Having entertained audiences in this country and set-up solid fan bases in every city, the group continues in the same vein by making waves overseas since their relocation to the United States where they were signed by Curb Records, Inc from Nashville in 2008.

Everyone who has heard ‘What He Means‘ cannot but be blown away by the beauty of lyrics that have real meaning, and that tug at the heart-strings in a track that begs for Peace, Love, More Tolerance, Faith, Hope, Trust in the same name of God. (The video is a bit dodge – but it gives a backstage perspective…) Continue reading

Dirty Skirts Rolling Like Thunder video

Posted in English Rock with tags , , on May 8, 2009 by Rouvanne
The Dirty Skirts

The Dirty Skirts

Its a beautiful Friday in Cape Town, a great way to start off the weekend! So, while I was surfing around checking out what was all going on in the music scene this weekend, I found a copy of the newly released Dirty Skirts music video, Rolling Like Thunder.

The Dirty Skirts are going to be playing in Johannesburg at the SA Beerfest, and then at Mercury Live next Friday – the venue where they first appeared as a headline act at the gig that they dubbed “As an Act of Love the Bunnies Drew Blood that Night”. Continue reading

Flat (Mac) Stanley back home

Posted in English Rock with tags , , on April 24, 2009 by Rouvanne
Macstanley, or to us, Flat Stanley

Macstanley, or to us, Flat Stanley

I received an update from the Flat Stanley (Macstanley) crew who have recently returned from their second promotional tour of Germany. The group is really looking forward to being able to tour South Africa again, and they will be kicking it off with shows in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and then finally Cape Town.

I have a history with Andrew Mac, having gone to high school with him, and dealt with his previous business, but thus far have only had the pleasure of enjoying one show of theirs, at the Baxter Theatre, last year September. But I have listened to their album many times over, and I just know that they are going to make it in Europe. Continue reading