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AWARD-WINNING UK INDIE ACT ALT-J TO ROCK 2013’s DAISIES!

Rocking the Daisies is no stranger to SA music-lovers. The alternative, rock-centric festival has been a fixture in the local music scene for the past eight years, and with artists like Bloc Party taking the stage and 15000 tickets being sold last year, the music event shows no sign of slowing down. This year they...

A$AP Rocky feat. Skrillex & Birdy Nam Nam

A$AP Rocky’s new tune could provide the score for a drug fiendish night on the town or an action-packed cinematic explosion. The music video was shot in the Dominican Republic and although A$AP and his buddies Skrillex and Birdy Nam Nam are having some crazy, dirty fun, the clip exposes the dark adventures of child...

Max Papeschi: Butchering Innocence

Max Papeschi may have begun his career as an author and director in film, television, and theatre, but the avante garde daredevil has twisted his skills into something a little more wicked. The satirical artist is known for his nightmarish re-intereterpretations of children’s fictional favourites. His visions see Mickey Mouse as a naked prostituting Nazi,...

#FYI: LED petrol stations and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...

#BOTTOMRIGHTCORNER | THE JAZZ EDITION

Every week we compile a selection of music to sing you into the weekend and list them in a post called #bottomrightcorner. Sometimes new tunes, sometimes themed tunes and sometimes we ask a music aficionado to choose the tunes for us. The 14th Cape Town International Jazz Festival kicks off today with a killer line-up...

Interview | Justin Bolognino: The ‘Synchronicity Architect’

Justin Bolognino is a jack-of-all-trades. The visionary entrepreneur has led marketing campaigns, produced documentary films, designed an environment for creative artists, and crafted inventive art pieces from some of the most unlikely, unreal materials. He does it all through the evolutionary gizmos of social media. The ‘Synchronicity Architect’ sketches his blueprint around making the hidden...

| Q&A | Skate-Home: Skateboarding X Interior Design

Skate-Home is an innovative Spanish design company that brings together skateboarding and interior design. They say that family business is risky business, but husband and wife Manuel Llorens and María Tamarit team up to re-create their passions. Llorens brings the knowledge and culture of skateboarding and architecture, while Tamarit fuses the two together in minimalist...

The Art of Doing | Portrait of Meka

The Art of Doing is an online platform that captures people doing what they love through tracking the movements of artists, craftsmen and creative doers to frame portraits. Their slogan tells you to ‘be inspired’ and make things happen, and their latest upload of Meka – a Canadian illustrator – illustrates the artistic multi-faceted work...

Rich Mnisi: Escaping Reality

Rich Mnisi is a third-year fashion design student at LISOF – one of South Africa’s leading Fashion Design Schools with locations in Johannesburg and Hatfield, Pretoria. Mnisi recently started studying photography after a year of taking images without any academic experience. He tells us that ‘[his] photography is quite the yin-yang with hints of darkness...

#FEED: Exploring the Physical World Through Online Instruments

Curated by Justin Bolognino and his dynamic online endeavours Learned Evolution and The Meta Agency, #FEED is a concept powered by Twitter that uses the digital environment to celebrate the physical world. It worked as both an event and a tool that narrated the 5-day story of the SXSW 2013 festival. As an event, #FEED...

Coco Bryce – Club Tropicana

The official video for Coco Bryce‘s title track of his second album Club Tropicana on Fremdtunes is directed by Thomas de Rijk (aka Halp). On his latest LP, the Dutch producer indulges in the sort of musical alchemy that sounds like a recipe for disaster on paper, yet as the album unfolds the concoction Bryce...

#BOTTOMRIGHTCORNER – THE QUENTIN TARANTINO BIRTHDAY EDITION

Every week we compile a selection of music to sing you into the weekend and list them in a post called #bottomrightcorner. Sometimes new tunes, sometimes themed tunes and sometimes we ask a music aficionado to choose the tunes for us. Yesterday, 27 March, Quentin Tarantino — creator of an intertextual movie-planet as distinct as...

#FYI: Skate guitars and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...
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