LV Digital articles
LV Digital articles
South Africa is a melting pot of diverse cultures and beliefs, with eleven official languages and many more unofficial languages. All these people and their collective heritage come together to form our Rainbow Nation. South African and - by extension, African - designs, stand out because of their unabashed originality, bright colours, dynamic energy and their love of contrast.
With school holidays looming, the last thing every parent wants to have to worry about is ways to keep their children entertained for an entire month. Luckily there's a myriad of exciting and educational things to do throughout the country these holidays.
Winter is over - it's time to declutter! - Spring is in the air and why not use the change of season as a reason to clean out all the winter clutter that has accumulated in your home over the past few mo
Moving on from Part 1, Jess continues on her compiled a list of things to do in Cape Town that won't drain you of your humanity. Food One of the best parts of Cape Town is the food you can find there.
You've made it to Cape Town. You're filled with excitement as you gaze from the mountains to the sea and then back again. You can't wait to explore. Unfortunately, if you ask any Capetonian about what exciting things there are for you to do in their lovely city, you're definitely going to be met with responses containing words such as 'hike', 'climb', 'nature trail' or 'run'.
Pulling heavily on the classical elements of fire, earth, wind and water, intertwined with his own take on the Congolese Cosmogram, Petite Noir (real name Yanick Illunga) has created a four-part visual masterpiece rich in symbolism, colour and energy - an oeuvre that calls for collective transcendence as it shines a spotlight on the unconquerable African spirit.
You're sitting on the beach with your friends watching the sunset, gin and tonic (or kombucha if you are so inclined?) in hand. A cool sea breeze blows through your hair, carrying with it the not-so distant sounds of an awesome band's set. This is Endless Daze and it's a damn good time.
Here come the klubs. A brand new three-piece post-punk band straight out of Pretoria. Their debut release, a 5 song EP Cult Party pt.1: male plague is an audacious auditory exploration into the unpleasant state of the world. Opening track "FFS" serves as a deceptively apathetic introduction for the listener.
Well Rested in Peace is the dreamy debut album for Mama Aiuto, the brainchild and latest project of Cape Town based producer Benjamin McCarthy (Oracles and The World of Birds). Clocking in at just over 16 minutes and comprising of 8 tracks, Well Rested in Peace offers the listener a chance at attaining just that, as it invites you to sit back, relax and completely unwind.
Jess and Henry power teamed our Oppikoppi 2016 coverage. Jess writes a review that will blow your mind and Henry has created an incredible set of images that will give you FOMO. Oh Oppi, I miss you so much and even though we've only been apart a day, it feels like months.
When RAMfest announced it was taking a hiatus in order to regroup and re-plan, metal and rock fans alike were left with a giant ram-shaped hole in their hearts.
When it comes to making magical music videos, Bye Beneco definitely know a thing or two. Beautifully styled and shot, their videos are captivating and visually stunning and the brand-new video for their latest single "I'm Not The One" is certainly no exception.
Dave Depper, of Death Cab For Cutie fame, is an extremely talented musician and well-known multi-instrumentalist. He also happens to be coming to South Africa in a few days time, to play a few shows and we were lucky enough to get to ask him a few questions.
With only two weeks left to go until he performs at Lush Festival, I caught up with Australian singer Kim Churchill to chat a little bit about Disney movies and the appeal of Jeffrey's Bay. You've travelled extensively, how would you say this has influenced your music?
We caught up with the Berlin-based, dream noise duo ahead of their Saturday night performance at Endless Daze Festival 2018 has been a big year for you two, moving to Berlin, signing to Fuzz Club Records and releasing your second full length album 'Lower'; what are your plans for the future?