Apple Gule Releases His Brand New Single ‘Wave G’Bye’

https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/wave-gbye-single/id1131445091

Apple Gule releases his brand new single ‘Wave G’Bye’ on iTunes and radio today.

 Listen to ‘Wave G’Bye’ here – https://soundcloud.com/applegule/apple-gule-wave-gbye-radio-edit and buy the single on iTunes here – https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/wave-gbye-single/id1131445091.

 Born and raised in Swaziland and now based in Johannesburg, Apple Gule is one of the country’s fastest rising stars and making quite an impact on the industry with his Soulful-Pop hits and collaborating with the likes of Da Capo. Continue reading Apple Gule Releases His Brand New Single ‘Wave G’Bye’

WONDERboom Release Great Escape Single And Celebrate 20 Years of Rock & Roll

WONDERboom have released their brand new single ‘Great Escape’, the first new material to be released since their 8th studio album ‘The Automatic Shuffle’ back in 2011.

’Great Escape’ is about escaping evil with the one you love and the adventure in solidarity. A classic sci-fi fairy tale of ‘us vs them’,” explains frontman, Cito.

‘Great Escape’ is available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/great-escape-single/id1118007281

The single is the first from their forthcoming and 9th studio album, which has not been titled yet. The album was originally in the works back in 2013, but the passing of drummer Garth Mcleod that same year was a massive shock to the band, fans and the music industry as a whole. 3 years later, WONDERboom are back with an incredible single and working on completing their new album which is due for release in October. Continue reading WONDERboom Release Great Escape Single And Celebrate 20 Years of Rock & Roll

PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

OFFICIALLY WELCOME BASS PLAYER PAZ LENCHANTIN TO THE BAND

Album’s First Single, “Um Chagga Lagga,”
Now Available at Pixiesmusic.com

LOS ANGELES, CA – (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) – Pixies announce that their sophomore “post-reunion” album, Head Carrier, will be released on September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam) The 12-track collection of the band’s unique aural mix of surrealism, psychedelia, dissonance and surf rock was produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and recorded at London’s Rak Studios from mid-February through to mid-March this year.  Fans can get a taste of the new music by going to http://found.ee/umchaggasoundcloud and checking out the first single, “Um Chagga Lagga.”  Featuring original artwork by the band’s longtime art director, the legendary Vaughan Oliver, the album will be available in various formats and can be pre-ordered now; go to Pixiesmusic.com for details and purchasing.   Continue reading PIXIES ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, WORLD TOUR

Passenger – New LP ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ Released September 23rd

New single ‘Somebody’s Love’ Out Now! https://itunes.apple.com/za/album/somebodys-love-single/id1123058292

Ivor Novello winning singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg (known as Passenger) releases his 8th studio album ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ on Black Crow Records / PIAS (Gallo Record Co.) Sept 26th .

‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ sees Mike Rosenberg once again co-produced alongside Chris Vallejo (INXS, Empire of the Sun), this time at Roundhead Studios in Auckland, a studio lovingly built from scratch by Neil Finn, and also at Linear studios in Sydney. Continue reading Passenger – New LP ‘Young As The Morning Old As The Sea’ Released September 23rd

Join Blood Brothers on 9 September at Carnival City for the biggest rock ‘n roll party of the year

10 of South Africa’s biggest music heroes.  One stage.  Three Hours of non-stop power hits.

South Africa’s first rock super group, Blood Brothers, formed in 2015 to join the Vrede Foundation in the fight against cancer.  They are back and ready to perform another 3 hour concert of their own non-stop power hits, as well as the songs that inspired them.  Experience the rare opportunity to witness 10 of our best local talent together on one stage for one night only at Carnival City on 9 September.

Continue reading Join Blood Brothers on 9 September at Carnival City for the biggest rock ‘n roll party of the year

Josh Wantie Releases ‘Fall Again’ Single And Music Video

Following previous chart success earlier this year, Gallo Record Company is proud to announce the release of Josh Wantie’s new single ‘Fall Again’ along with the music video for the track. ‘Fall Again’ was debuted last Friday, 29 July, on 5fm on the ‘Fresh At 5’ breakfast show with DJ Fresh and the music video launched via social media.

 Watch the music video for ‘Fall Again’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PMPTZm0tkI Continue reading Josh Wantie Releases ‘Fall Again’ Single And Music Video

House of Vans Johannesburg presents Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles, art installations, workshops and concert stages, inspiring every person who runs, rolls, or stomps through its door.

Following the success of House of Vans Cape Town in March, Vans are extremely excited to announce the stellar line-up of musical talent, artists and skaters who’ll be helping celebrate 50 Years “Off The Wall” which takes place from 25th August in Johannesburg. The venue at 94 Juta Street, Braamfontein will be transformed into a creative space, skatepark and music venue.   Continue reading House of Vans Johannesburg presents Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Rocking the Daisies announces line ups for fringe stages

6-9 October 2016, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, Western Cape

 Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies is not all just about quality music, it has evolved into so much more than that. A space where comedy, film, art and music collide; where there is something for everyone.

Fancy some belly-aching laughs and off the wall antics?  Head to the shade of the Lemon Tree Theatre for the best theatrics and stand-up comedy that SA’s top comedians have to offer.  Award winning Deep Fried Man, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Rob van Vuuren and Yaseen Barnes will have you in stitches with their sharp delivery and topical content.  Comedy funnymen Brendan Murray, Dave Levinsohn, Devin Gray, Dylan Skews, Eureka Nkese, Kagiso Mokgadi, Kurt Langeveld, Phil de Lange, Robby Collins, Stuart Cairns, Paul Snodgrass and Westley Cockrell complete the exciting line-up.

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TWIN ATLANTIC NEW ALBUM GLA: RELEASE DATE SEPTEMBER 9TH 2016

Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic, are set to release their new album, GLA, on September 9th. (Red Bull Records) They recently released the video for the first single off the album “No Sleep”, a track playlisted on the BBC’s national pop music station Radio 1 where it was named “Hottest Record In The World” and “Track Of The Day” by leading British music bible, Q Magazine.No Sleep” was heard for the first time on SA radio on Stephanie Be`s show on 5fm on July 11th. It is also playlisted on various campus, community and online radio stations nationwide. South African fans got to see Twin Atlantic live at Oppikoppi 2015 and One Night in Cape Town 2015. The band received rave reviews. In the words of music journalist Wayde Flowerday: “Twin Atlantic proved a point at Oppikoppi 2015. Not only are they a phenomenal recording band, but they are a powerhouse of a live act. Definitely one of the highlights of the festival!” Continue reading TWIN ATLANTIC NEW ALBUM GLA: RELEASE DATE SEPTEMBER 9TH 2016

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