Gisele Bundchen has teamed up with DJ/producer, Bob Sinclar to crank out a cover of Blondie’s 1979 hit, Heart Of Glass in a new ad campaign for H&M. Conveniently, she models the line over the course of the video.
A DJ that goes by Squarepusher collaborated with a Japanese robot band called Z-Machines to create an EP called ‘Music For Robots.’ Check out the behind-the-scenes video that shows how these robots learned how to shred on the guitar.
It is sad times indeed when a band which has undoubtedly become an institution in itself announces it’s retirement. So it has been said of AC/DC, who has always maintained that it would throw in the towel if one of its original members were forced to leave the group – rather than replacing a member [...]
When we watch music videos by international A-list artists, we tend to assume that the location is at some exotic place or in the thriving hub of a city such as Las Angeles or New York – but actually it’s on the shores of Cape Town that many celebrity musicians tend to choose to film [...]
The 2014 edition of Coachella has been a star studded affair. Fellow festival goers were able to rub shoulders with celebrity A-listers in the Californian desert over the weekend. Here is a massive photo gallery of some of the celebs caught on camera.
Jack Daniel’s Music Scouts takes us all over South Africa, unearthing hot new talent and interviewing select established bands. This time around it’s aKING – giving us the inside track on how they got to where they are now. 2 minute video. Press play above and enjoy the video. BE SURE TO: Check out jackscouts.co.za [...]
The first music video for Skrillex’s new album ‘Recess,’ was shot in SA. ‘Ragga Bomb’ is pretty hectic, and in the words of its director Terence Neale: “Shot in the heart of JHB with ‘Jedi’ Recycling Boarders…..? Don’t ask……..just watch!”
Pornhub is a porn website, as its name implies. It’s also the the biggest competition to Oscar’s preferred brand, YouJizz. It also enjoys the attention of 20-year-old rappers from Florida, which is how this music video got made.
Yes, that’s right, five years after his death, the posthumous album of the King of Pop will be released on 13 May. Titled ‘Xscape,’ it won’t feature a zombiefied Michael Jackson escaped from the grave, but will be comprised of eight previously unreleased tracks that have been “contemporized.”
A 2oceansviber alerted us to this little angel’s YouTube video that seems to be getting quite a lot of attention. Check out 13-year-old Capetonian, Gabriella de Plessis singing ‘Say Something’ by Christina Aguilera.
Here’s a little treat to kick off the week. The audience members at the Caddyshack-themed restaurant in Florida were in for a surprise. Bill Murray. ‘House of the Rising Sun’. Tambourine. Enough Said.
Pharrell’s joyful song ‘Happy’ becomes a morose and gloomy effigy of depression, by simply changing the key. The Gregory Brothers have done likewise with other songs, new and old, making some sad and others happy.
Morning! It isn’t Monday. How about that! Excellent Capetonians, Shamiel Soni and Tannan Woods have directed this Kaapstad video remix of Pharell Williams’ track, ‘Happy,’ and it is super. Enjoy it.
Billy Joel had a rock legend join him on stage during a recent performance at Madison Square Garden. AC/DC’s Brian Johnson made a guest appearance, rocking out to the tune of ‘You Shook Me All Night Long.’
Trying to make sense of Lady Gaga’s latest music video is just as hard as explaining it without sounding bonkers. The close to 12 minute video titled G.U.Y. for her track with the same name is her longest to date. Check Gaga doing what Gaga does in her latest video.
I was chatting to Luke Dale Roberts, owner of Cape Town’s famed Test Kitchen and Pot Luck restaurants the other day and he told me the funniest story about rap superstar and Cape Town resident, Mos Def. Def has since changed his name to Yasiin Bey, but people are taking a while to abandon the old name.
The official line up is only meant to be released next week, but music insiders couldn’t wait any longer to leak a couple of the headlining acts ahead of schedule. Check out who will be headlining the 2014 Lollapalooza here.
Authorities are frantically searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on 8 March. So far, they’ve been stumped. So it’s super helpful that famed drug addict and musician, Courtney Love has coordinates and a picture of the missing plane.
Rock legend and sex symbol Mick Jagger’s jaded history with women, requires a 24-hour dedicated news channel, with enough drama to keep it running long into the foreseeable future. Jagger’s love life has seen its fair share of suicide attempts, but until now it they haven’t seem to leave a scar behind.
Some terribly sad news to come out of the music and fashion industry today. The girlfriend of Rolling Stone’s frontman, Mick Jagger, has killed herself. L’Wren Scott hanged herself this morning in her Manhattan apartment.
This 7-year-old girl’s rendition of ‘Gloomy Sunday’ hits you on two levels of feels. One – you were never this talented at seven and probably sang kumbaya. Two – ‘Gloomy Sunday’ is one beautifully depressing song about suicide.
Is the drummer in your band struggling to keep the beat? Well with new developments in prosthetic technology, it might be more efficient to cut of his hand and get one of these bad boys. Check out the three-armed cyborg drummer that may put traditional drummers out of a job.
Have a look at the big earners in the music industry. Rappers may constantly drone on about their cribs, fast cars and big cash money in their lyrics, but country music stars are bringing home the bacon at the top of the list.
Did you know that an infant child can produce a cry of over 80 decibels? That’s louder than a jackhammer. Seriously. And you’re expected to sit next to that in a confined space, while your body is subject to the greatest physical strains known to humankind apart from a handful of free divers and astronauts. [...]
Eminem is playing tonight at the Cape Town stadium. Golden circle tickets cost R1,250 EACH. We have a paid of those for you. Click through to find out how to win the tickets.
The 80′s had Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ to bust a move to. The 90′s had the Macarena and the Spice Girls – cringe. Check out these three guys as they bring back Spice Girls’ dance moves from the grave on the streets of Paris.
Well, so says one band calling themselves UB40 (let’s call them Original40). The other band also performing under the name of UB40(henceforth Diet40) will still be touring SA. But what’s the deal with both bands claiming to be UB40?
This year Design Indaba turns up the volume with a host of South African sound masters taking to the stage in the music circuit. From Afropop to Jazz, no genre will be spared with 38 acts, across 10 venues, for two nights in the Mother City. It’s about clashing together with local talent, promoting collaborations, [...]
This year Ultra Music Festival made its inaugural debut on the African continent. South Africa hosted the electronic dance music festival for the first time in Cape Town and Johannesburg in the month of Feb. For those that missed out here’s something to make you even more jealous.