Mind Equals Blown

Mind Equals Blown

Interviews

  • Tailor: Light

    Tailor Promo

    The raven-haired beauty that is Tailor casually waltzed into the South African music scene in 2012 with the release of her debut album The Dark Horse. In that year she captured our attention with stellar live performances at Oppikoppi and the famed Old Mutual Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts, where she opened for the internationally acclaimed Yoav.…

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  • A Vinyl Collector’s View of the World’s Largest Record Store Chain

    UOO

    The other day one of my best friends and I were downtown with nothing to do, so we went to our local record store. It’s something that I’ve taken for granted lately, mostly due to the sub-par service and selection at this particular store, but nevertheless I walked in to browse and left with the…

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  • Sixx:A.M. Modern Vintage

    Sixx AM

    Ever since Sixx:A.M. released their first single off of their third album “Gotta Get It Right”, I’ve been on the fence on how the rest of the album would sound. It also didn’t help that the follow-up single “Stars” was a completely different vibe and only made the confusion worse. With having those two polar opposites…

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  • Circa Survive to Release Descensus Next Month

    Circa Survive

    The Scoop: Progressive rock casanovas Circa Survive will release their fifth full-length record, titled Descensus, on November 24th via Sumerian Records. The Spin: The record will be available for preorder on October 27th alongside the premiere of a new song. You can view the announcement video below: The Question: What do you think of the teaser? Are you excited…

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  • Don’t Disrespect Your Surroundings: Tips for Stage Diving

    Photo by Connor Feimster

    I’m six feet tall and weigh 125 pounds. As you could imagine, I’m a pretty slight guy, so rowdy punk shows are a pretty polarizing scenario for me. It’s easy for me to crowd surf and stage dive due to my size, but I also get pushed around with almost no effort. I love stage…

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  • Foxygen: …And Star Power

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    If I was to describe what Foxygen sounds like, I would say that they sound like The Misfits dropped acid and resurrected John Lennon while asking Sgt. Pepper to come play with them. I may even go as far as to say that they sound like what pop punk maybe have sounded like if it…

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  • New Acts Added To The Sonar Cape Town Line-Up

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    The Scoop:  Ten Walls, Uz and Sir Vincent have been added to the line-up for Sonar Cape Town. The Spin: These three artists join an already stellar line-up of international and South African acts – the notable being The Bloody Beetroots, 2manydjs, Jon Hopkins and several pioneers within the local electronic scene. Ten Walls has been making waves in…

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  • We Are Charlie Release First Single Off New EP

    We Are Charlie promo

    The Scoop: South African indie rock outfit We Are Charlie have released the first single off their new EP Yard Sale. The Spin:  The band hits you with the old school indie rock. It brings back memories of hot summers and dancing with pretty girls. The band sounds like a slightly less theatrical version of The…

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