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Oppikoppi 21: Fantastic Mr Vos Vos Day 3

Sunday 9 August 2015 With Women’s Day being observed on Monday, Oppikoppi 2015 ended on a Sunday, which I must confess felt a little weird as festival Sundays are usually used to recover from the weekend’s biggest acts the night before. Friday … Continue reading

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Oppikoppi 21: Fantastic Mr Vos Vos Day 2

Saturday 8 August 2015 As mildly traumatic as it is waking up in 5 layers of clothes in a state of humid confusion surrounded by a tent and the nonsensical conversations of your neighbours outside, there’s something reassuring about the situation: you know … Continue reading

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Oppikoppi 21: Fantastic Mr Vos Vos Day 1

Friday 7 August 2015 Now in its 21st year, Oppikoppi is legendary among South African music festivals. Its status and distance from Cape Town have always intimidated the hell out of me but attending has always been something I’d hoped … Continue reading

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Ben Howard at the Grand Arena

Wednesday 22 July 2015 It was freezing outside on Wednesday night – luckily the queue outside GrandWest, though very long, was moving pretty swiftly. Inside it was equally full – it was still early Cape Town had shown up in its masses for Ben … Continue reading

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Infanteria press shoot

Saturday 27 June 2015 On a frosty morning last last month I met the guys from Infanteria in the forest for a press shoot ahead of their album launch. It was a little hilarious trying to go for the serious metal vibe with the … Continue reading

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