Ruff Majik release explosive new single Elektrik Ram

Elektrik Ram is the new single and title track from South African stoner rock reprobates Ruff Majik’s upcoming album. Vocalist and guitarist Johni Holiday’s quick stint in a mental wellness facility brought on the lyrics and structure of Elektrik Ram. “What started as a fun ditty, emulating the sound of Siamese Dream era Smashing Pumpkins,…

South African rock duo The Amblers announce Shallow Pools (deluxe edition) vinyl release on Lay Bare Recordings

Justin Swart (guitar/vocals) and Jason Hinch (drums) are The Amblers, a South African pair that give previous power duos a run for their money in the bluesy/fuzzed-out, minimalist rock department. These fellas mesh a swinging Yardbirds-meets-Raconteurs vibe (complete with large Stooges cojones) with a folk-induced mind-set that makes for a more cerebral listen whilst still…

The Amblers release new live studio album Live At High Seas

The Amblers release their long-awaited live studio ep, Live at High Seas today via Mongrel Records. A blistering live collection of the bands minimalist blues-rock style. Fuzzed-out guitar lines, and austere drum-work frame the bands skeletal, high energy, balls-to-the-wall rock and roll foundation. Distorted, quiet, fuzzy, and thunderous the amblers effortlessly juxtapose between these counterpoints…