Music

Birdy

About a month ago I was sent a link to a YouTube cover of Bon Iver’s Skinny Love by Birdy, a 15 year old named Jasmine Van Den Bogaerde from New Forest, England. I thought her voice was beautiful and haunting, way beyond her years. This week I received some new releases from the kind…

5 Gum Presents Two Door Cinema Club

Holy Schindler’s Lifts. 5 Gum announced today that they’ll be bringing international indie dance sensation Two Door Cinema Club to South Africa for the next #5GumExperience. Here’s a taste of what’s in store… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEIxGbDdJCU&sns=fb[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXwYJyrKK5A&feature=related[/youtube] Another announcement will be made next week, detailing how to apply for those exlusive not-for-sale tickets. OMFGYG. Follow 5 Gum…

Win James Blunt Stuff!

‘Sup ladies. With 5 time Grammy nominee James Blunt due on South African soil imminently to promote his Some Kind of Trouble tour, I’m giving away 2 James Blunt albums and winners go into a draw to see him live at the end of the month. This is how you enter: Step 1: Download your…

Wedding Invitation Awesomeness

Warning: this wedding invitation will make yours look sh*t. [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/22306468?ab[/vimeo] “This wedding invite designed by Kelli Anderson has a 45 RPM record player built right into it.The resulting booklet is comprised of a cover, medicine two inner pages, ask a letterpressed band (with instructions and a tear-off RSVP postcard), treatment and a flexdisc on a…

Adidas All In

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A0jVkFs3C4[/youtube] “Heart over head. Inclusion over ego. United by passion, we go all in.” What do you think of Adidas‘ new All In commercial? brandslut xoxo

Longmeadow Love Story

If, like me, you’ve left Valentine’s arrangements this year to the last minute, keep calm and consider the Longmeadow Love Story. Nestled in the magical gardens of the gorgeous Longmeadow Estate in Johannesburg you’ll find a Valentine’s experience with a difference: 4 courses with live music in a lantern-lit setting for only R350 per head….

Behind the Scenes with U2 360

Yesterday this incredibly lucky meerkat had the fortune of experiencing what goes on behind the scenes as U2 prepare to blow South Africa away tomorrow night (February 13th) in Johannesburg. You’ve all seen the rig, the giant prawn that allows fans the opportunity to experience Bono & CO. in all their Irish glory from 360…