Jonno Sweetman releases his debut EP “OTHERSIDE”

Cape Town-based singer-songwriter Jonno Sweetman breaks free from the rhythm section to embark on a soul-stirring journey with his debut EP, “Otherside.” Known for his sensitivity and versatility as a jazz drummer, Sweetman unveils a collection of finely crafted indie folk songs that transcend genre boundaries. The EP, a quintet of personal reflections, radiates with…

Jacob Swann releases latest single ‘Two Blue Eyes’

Jacob Swann is a singer songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa. Deeply influenced by the rich musical history and aesthetic of the Southern United States, artists like John Mayer, CCR, Marcus King and Ray LaMontagne have formed the musical base from which all live performances and songs have grown. For the past five years, he’s been…

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…

Steve Umculo’s playful ode to making lemonade

Johannesburg based singer-songwriter Steve Umculo’s brand new single, Lemonade Stand is a deliciously light-hearted ode to making lemonade and forgetting your worries. Its musical style is reminiscent of acoustic surf rock artists such as Jack Johnson, Donavon Frankenreiter & Animal Liberation Orchestra. The conception of “Lemonade Stand” was a result of Steve’s love for the…