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Oeuvres Like Jagger

The Rolling Stones are known as a rock band, but in fact they are one of the most musically diverse acts on earth. They were influenced by a broad range of music, and in turn they have had a huge influence on other artists. Here are some of the musical […]

Stone cold superstar

Mick Jagger digs to control things. So he took over his band, his business and then the world. In the dictionary under the word “complex”, there should be a picture of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. Because this dude’s greatest achievement is probably that despite him being under the constant […]

Apt & audio

I never made it, but I heard about it. At the Lizard Lounge. A group with rhymes, with a dime on hooks like chokka lines off Plett you can’t forget. And good guys recognise and Jay couldn’t help himself, ay. Said we had a band in the style of the […]

How the oceans can clean themselves

This Tedx talk by 18-year-old Boyan Slat proposes using ocean currents and anchored filtration platforms linked by wings of fine-mesh gauze to filter out even the smallest plastic particles from the ocean in the five mid-oceanic gyres on earth.

Something sexy

Whatever language this is in, is totally irrelevant. Apparently the female thespian in question is an actress named Eva Vica Karekes. And a fine actress she is too!

You took the Xhosa words right out of my mouth

Being a first-language English speaker in South Africa can be like living in a mono-lingual culture bubble. Trying to burst that bubble is a fascinating adventure. By Hagen Engler Have I thought of learning Xhosa? I am learning Xhosa! Christ, I’ve been learning Xhosa since 1984! Unfortunately the only purpose for […]

Unfinished business

If you had your chance and you missed it, it’s too late already. Cos we’re not coming back to finish unfinished business like Ali and Frazier. No fight of the Century for me, no Thrilla in Manila, no best of three. One fight, one battle, one showdown to throw down […]

50 Facts on tracks!

Get your music trivia here! 1 Axl Rose is an anagram for “oral sex”. 2 The two largest concert audiences in history were both estimated at 3,5-million people. The one show was Jean Michel Jarre in Moscow in 1997 and the other was your favourite artist – Rod Stewart on Copacabana beach, […]