The Narrow/Pestroy - Split

This is a novel idea, and something perhaps more local bands should consider. Think about it - two bands share the high costs involved in making a CD, and fans get to hear new material without having to wait years for a new release. Both The Narrow... More »

The Narrow - Self Conscious (Remastered)

I'm happy so say that The Narrow had a perfectly good reason for re-releasing this, their debut album. It has become increasingly difficult for fans to get their hands on Self Conscious, one of the finest debuts from a South African band in years. So in fine style The Narrow not only re-released the album, but remastered all the tracks as well... More »

16Stitch - Beautiful Angelic Parasite

I've been feverishly waiting to review this album. Beautiful Angelic Parasite is the debut album by 16Stitch, one of the forerunners of hardcore music in SA. Amazingly, the album was recorded and produced by the band in the space of one month, with... More »

Fokofpolisiekar - Lugsteuring

Let's face it, it was never going to be easy for Fokof to follow up their brilliant debut EP As Jy Met Vuur Speel Sal Jy Brand, which reached cult status and made Fokofpolisiekar a household name in the Afrikaans underground. Kudos should also go to the... More »