Archive for category: Interviews

Meet Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa

Meet Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa

51 / December 19, 2011 8:30 am

As editor of Drum Magazine, Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa holds the helm of one of the country’s oldest and most influencial magazines. Drum celebrated its’ 60th anniversary in October with a massive gala event and marked the event with the release of [...]

Meet Zain Bhikha

Meet Zain Bhikha

72 / December 2, 2011 9:38 am

Zain Bhikha is a singer- songwriter who has inspired fans the world over with his messages of hope and upliftment. Through his music, creative workshops and television, Zain has gained a loyal following of young and old fans. Zain recorded [...]

Meet KB Motsilanyane

Meet KB Motsilanyane

38 / November 11, 2011 10:30 am

KB Motsilanyane grew up surrounded by music with both her parents writing choral music, her mother managing a choir in which her sister was a lead vocalist. After earning her National Diploma in Musical Theatre from Tshwane University of Technology, the [...]

Meet Jesse Clegg

Meet Jesse Clegg

1,245 / November 10, 2011 1:38 pm

In just under four years, Jesse Clegg has achieved what many South Africans artists could only dream of in their lifetime. His debut album, ‘When I Wake Up’ spawned five chart-topping singles and sold gold, despite him never performing a [...]

Meet Brandon October

Meet Brandon October

165 / October 24, 2011 11:05 am

Brandon October won over the South African public when he appeared on the very first South African Idols show back in 2002. Brandon battled it out with Heinz Winckler right to the end, only to miss out on the title [...]

Meet a Beer Blogger

Meet a Beer Blogger

9 / October 14, 2011 10:20 am

For a more personal perspective on craft beer culture we sought out beer blogger and general ale enthusiast Nick Mulgrew. Born in Durbs but currently based in Cape Town, Nick is a fairly new but passionate member of the beer [...]

Meet Roger Goode

Meet Roger Goode

11 / October 10, 2011 12:50 pm

Since his initial breakthrough onto the South African music scene in 2001 with his award winning track, ‘In the Beginning’, Roger Goode has continued to evolve. His radio show, The Saturday Surgery continues to rack up new listeners due to [...]

Meet The Arrows

Meet The Arrows

3 / September 30, 2011 8:15 am

The Arrows were hard at work making toe-tapping tunes long before their hit single ‘Lovesick’ exploded on local radio stations and TV’s. Durban-based musicians Pam de Menezes and Christie Desfontaine released their first EP back in late 2007 and were [...]

Meet Jan Braai

Meet Jan Braai

17 / September 16, 2011 12:10 pm

Before 2005, you probably wouldn’t have heard of Jan Scannell, unless you had grown up with him in Stellenbosch. Jan studied accounting and worked in financial services, but realised that it wasn’t really what he wanted to do. In 2005 [...]

Meet Jon Savage

Meet Jon Savage

10 / July 29, 2011 11:56 am

Jon Savage is a musician,radio DJ and music-addict. He made his name as the frontman of rock band Cassette, who started to make waves locally around 2005 and went on to win their first SAMA in 2007 for ‘Best Rock Album’ for ‘Welcome [...]