Shake it all about

Every now and then you have a weekend that stands out from the rest. This last weekend was one of those for me.

On Thursday I got to watch the handsome Yo Grapes preform for the first time in ages and on Saturday I got to ‘rage’ to Desmond and their new songs. While I’m on the topic Matthew Mole made an appearance and he has some new songs too, they are pretty flipping rad, I can’t wait to hear the rest.

In between dancing my face off I learnt two things:

1. Lil Bow is one of my favourite South African DJs, seriously her set is so much fun.

2. Trying to make a video is really hard, but I hope to get better at it really soon.

You can watch my silly little video below and check out my way better photos after that. Hope you also had a great weekend!

 

Processed with VSCOcam with c2 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with b1 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with b5 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with h3 preset

 

 

It’s Matthew Mole!

Matthew Mole, one man band, loves Yo Grapes and Desmond and the Tutus, would be Darth Vader if he could and is not a drummer.

Matthew Mole is easily one of my favourite South African artists, if you haven’t heard of this guy you really need to sit down and take a moment to listen to his music. It’s the flipping best plus he’s the nicest guy.

16996_10151533933427494_766793445_n

His music is a mix of electric, indie and folk…foldie… if that’s not a genre it sure should be.  Matthew won the Converse Get Out of the Garage competition last year but had been making waves way before that, inspired by his Dad he started playing and singing, thank you Mr Dad of Matthew, we owe you big time!

560048_10151532833692494_1328959570_n

 

He was recently signed by Just Music and his album titled The Home We Built is set to be released in May this year. “Just Music is putting a lot into this album, its super encouraging. It’s sounding really nice, the whole process has been really new, finally getting to do this stuff in a studio,” says Matthew.

You can listen to some of his songs here, my favourites are Have I Told You and It’s Simple Child.

dimple smile b&w

If you want to make your ears smile he’s playing tomorrow night (April 18) at Wolves so drop in and come say hi!

734007_10151442213917839_1226281464_n

 

All images courtesy of The Famous Frouws