Cape Town’s Monstroid release new album Set 2: Burnt Sky

Desert rock quartet Monstroid release their new album Set 2: Burnt Sky today. The album, which pays homage to the members childhood is steeped in 80’s pop-culture and drenched in thick, fuzzy riffs and grooves. “It’s easy to guess where we get the inspiration for our music. Our childhoods were filled with movies, TV shows…

Evert Snyman releases eclectic new album Hot Mess

Evert Snyman is a multi-instrumentalist who has been, and continues to be, a part of numerous bands including South African stoner rock giants Ruff Majik. On Snyman’s anticipated second solo album Hot Mess he spreads his creative wings to fully explore his unique voice, and prolific songwriting. Hot Mess oozes retro vibes while fearlessly blazing…

Hopepunk Records

WEAPONISED OPTIMISM THROUGH DOPE MUSIC This is the essence of HopePunk Records – a new boutique record label, recording and production studio based in Frankfurt, Germany, but with friends and partners across the globe.  We are rockers and rebels at heart, focused on building long-lasting relationships with artists who share our belief in the undeniable power of music as instrument of positive…

This Summer share their second single Commotion

Johannesburg based alternative music project This Summer release their second single Commotion taken form their forthcoming debut album Wonderland. With dark electronic undertones, this alternative rock track balances intensity, allure, and foreboding, opening the door to the haunted world of Wonderland. Growling guitars, pounding drums, electronica and slick production propel the hook-driven, ‘no filler’ punk…

Johannesburg’s Climate Control release their new single Feeler

2020 sees in the new side of Johannesburg-based South African alternative-rock outfit Climate Control, following various member changes and path shifts. Once again diving into the realm of experimentation and pushing their artistic boundaries, the now three-piece are serving up a series of new singles, starting with the punchy and addictive Feeler. “Feeler embodies a…