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Revolution in the City of Gold

There’s no sense denying it, winter’s coming; and with it, so are the indoor psy parties. Cape Town’s calendar is jam-packed and it makes me wonder what’s happening up country in The City of Gold. The people of Johannesburg are known party animals. Why then historically, does its psy scene seem to struggle along? There …Read More »

Tha Cutt

Tha Cutt slices through Competition to take SA title

In front of a capacity crowd at the Alexander Theatre in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Brad Tapinos, better known as ‘Tha Cutt’, took the inaugural Red Bull Thre3Style title in South Africa with a dynamite set that balanced technical might with party-rocking prowess. He will soon head off to Chicago to pit his skills against the world’s best …Read More »


Wild and Marr 2012 Professional Audio Showcase

Wild and Marr 2012 Professional Audio Showcase and FREE Master Class Seminars: 9, 10, 11th July 2012, 9am – 4pm Killarney Country Club Johannesburg INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKERS Gert Sanner: Tour Sound Manager EMEA. Harman Pro “Best known as Deep Purple’s Front of House Engineer” Tom Williams: Applications Engineer. Harman Pro Dave Budge: Director of International Sales. …Read More »


Global clubbing brand Gatecrasher and Paul Van Dyk treat SA partygoers to world tour tripleheader!

World-renowned clubbing brand Gatecrasher tours Grammy-nominated artist and globally acclaimed DJ Paul van Dyk live in South Africa this February ahead of his highly anticipated upcoming “Evolution” artist album release. Returning to SA for the seventh time, “PVD’”as fans the world over have affectionately nicknamed him, touches down on local soil to headline three dates …Read More »

Brickfields Festival

Brickfields Festival Unveils Line-Up

The Brickfields Festival— a new festival concept will be taking place on Saturday, the 19th November 2011 at Carfax in Newtown. The festival is a collaboration between several high profile music industry collectives and it will bring together some of the country’s most noteworthy artists and performers from a broad spectrum of cutting-edge and underground …Read More »

Brad S: Deep is the Headspace

Brad S is a purveyor of The Deep with a playlist that can carry you seamlessly between beautiful Deep House, Tech House and Liquid Drum n Bass. A Johannesburg favourite since the days of 115 on Anderson Street, playing to a small heaving room in the middle of Johannesburg’s CBD; his sets move dance floors …Read More »

Sander Van Doorn interview Live at Electric Mansion

Electric Mansion saw the bringing together of an intense trance-force this past weekend, with trance internationals, Marco V, Sander Van Doorn and First State playing alongside local heavyweights Shane Halcon and James Damian. IDM Life managed to squeeze an interviewer into the mansion to have a quick chat with Sander Van Doorn- we tried to …Read More »

Jimpster: On the Freerange Record

Jimpster. He’s the name behind one of the most well-respected dance labels in the world and this year he won awards for ‘Best Deep House Remix’ and ‘Best Deep House Producer’ at the Beatport Awards. Awards aside, Jimpster’s sparkling talent as a producer and DJ has made him a firm favourite for discerning deep house …Read More »