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the pen and the lens: Justin Maller & Chris Knight

Fashion, Erotica and Illustration cross paths as Australian illustrator, Justin Maller and US fashion photgrapher Chris Knight collaborate to create some of their most breathtaking visuals yet. Justin is an art director by day, and is also the Creative Director of The Depthcore Collective, an international modern art collaboration he established in June 2002. Aside...

| Interview | Spaza$hop!

Everything you like and need in one place: The Spaza$hop! Comprised of Charlie Macc and Jonny Joburg these heads are more than willing to wake you up to their fire via the use of shock therapy. This JHB-based duo that mixes electro, kwaito and hip-hop, have a few songs to wake you up plus, an...

CORE: At The Heart of Street Art

CORE is a mixed-media, contemporary art exhibition featuring the imaginative works of Cape Town artists, Linsey Levendall, Anwar Davids, Leigh Cupido, Nardstar* and Rayaan Cassiem. Incredibly down-to-earth people, 4/5ths of the CORE family sit, waiting for their launch to begin. The calm before the storm is an understatement here, as, in just a few hours,...

| Competition | Maloof Money Cup 2012 – HAMPER GIVEAWAY!

The Maloof Money Cup will return to Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province for its second edition from 28 – 30 September 2012. We have a massive hamper worth R3000 to give away to one lucky reader… Simply read on to find out how to enter this awesome competition!            ...

Stark On Spokes: The Interview

Shane Cooper better known as Card On Spokes took the time out to contextualise, for one small seed, the upcoming release of the song ‘Disguises’ as well as his new EP set to drop early 2013. There’s something about the melancholic synths and the pitter patter of the hihats building into the drop just before the distorted...

| Interview | Sven Kristian: Batman vs. Batman

Born in a small town on the west coast of Namibia called Walvis Bay, Sven Kristian abandoned studying Hotel Management to peruse a career in photography. Now in his second year of photography, we talk to the German-Namibian about realising his ideas, becomming the new Storm Thorgerson and a whole lot more…

The Dragons stole our heart

On a cold and rainy Friday night in the mother city we were lulled by a new yet familiar sound, entranced by electro and swayed by soul, not to mentioned truly funked by house – our house it seems, borrowed and brought back blue and new and wow and true. ‘Dreamy, shifting rhythmical moody rainbow...

Album of the Week: September, Week 01

September’s first Album of the Week is by one small seed’s founder and editor-in-chief Giuseppe Russo, taken at Little Dragon‘s performance in Cape Town on Friday 31st August 2012. To read the interview we did with them two days before they played, click here!

| Interview | Little Dragon

On the 29th of August, in an overheated hotel room in Cape Town, Shiba Mazaza sat down with Yukimi Nagano (vocalist), Erik Bodin (drummer) and Arild Wering (live keyboardist) – 3/5ths of the sensationally diverse Swedish electro outfit, Little Dragon. Now, in less than 12 hours – forming Part 2 of the Adidas Originals’ Live...

Win Tickets to BALKANOLOGY: ‘THE MASKED VAMPYRE BALL’

The science of the Balkans… Balkanology. It’s the name of a Cape Town collective that celebrates the madness of Eastern Europe by throwing entirely Balkan-themed parties. The madness of Eastern Europe? Think Emir Kustarica’s Black Cat/White Cat or Liev Schreiber’s Everything is Illuminated. There’s a lot of madness there. And there’s a lot of madness...

Two Dogs and a Little Bird: Arno Carstens’ “Atari Gala”

Award-winning South African music veteran Arno Carstens is still going strong and is set to release his 4th solo album – Atari Gala – on September 10th 2012. The first single and music video off the album, entitled ‘Two Dogs’, gives us a taste of what’s to come. An outstanding and profound piece of music,...
Two Dogs and a Little Bird: Arno Carstens’ “Atari Gala”

Two Dogs and a Little Bird: Arno Carstens’ “Atari Gala”

Award-winning South African music veteran Arno Carstens is still going strong and is set to release his 4th solo album – Atari Gala – on September 10th 2012. The first single and music video off the album, entitled ‘Two Dogs’, gives us a taste of what’s to come. An outstanding and profound piece of music,...

Popcorn, Chewing gum, peanuts & bubblegum – but this ain’t no drive-in

A dark August evening in Cape Town; the city is wet and everyone is scrambling to get to their Happy Hour. The date is Tuesday the 21st; it’s the fourth instalment of Short & Sweet. Aside from the unforgiving weather outside, it had been a tough week for film; Tony Scott had just tragically passed...
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