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Exclusive Interview with Big D and the Kids Table

Exclusive Interview with Big D and the Kids Table

The ska/punk band Big D and the Kids Table was formed in 1995 in Boston and have played with bands such as The Mighty Mighty, Bosstones, Skatalites, Spring Heeled Jack and The Amazing. With their latest album The Damned, The Dumb and the Delirious, they’re still rocking it. We caught up with lead singer David...
Exclusive Interview with The Prodigy's Maxim

Exclusive Interview with The Prodigy’s Maxim

The oldest member of The Prodigy, Maxim under the alias MM, recently launched his first art exhibition titled LepidopTerror. Immersing viewers in a sensory experience of sight, sound and scent at the INC Space, London, the show incorporated between 12 and 15 large-scale paintings, including many from his butterfly series. With the exhibition now closed, we caught...
Umuzi Photo Club - Wembley to Soweto

Umuzi Photo Club – Wembley to Soweto

It was unlikely that South Africa’s best kept secrets would remain in Soweto forever. David Westhead and John Cole have come in and snapped up some prodigal works from fresh talent in and around Soweto and exhibited them at the Oxo Tower on London’s Southbank in a concept entitled Wembley to Soweto.


No more constant flipping between iTunes and Facebook! There’s been a lot of talk on the web lately about Facebook teaming up with Swedish DRM-based music streaming service Spotify. Facebook will be a hub for sharing and listening to music in the same way that photos and videos are shared on the social network.  ...
David Litchfield - Still drawing

David Litchfield – Still drawing

With a lot of patience the year long project of illustrator David Litchfield titled A Drawing A Day came to an end on the 30th of June 2011. With the love and support of his fans he was able to create one illustration every day for 365 days and post it on his Facebook page,...


We’re back with the ninth installment of your de facto guide to culture, events and fashion in South Africa.


BOOM+27 hits episode 8 with impact as we head to the anticipated relaunch of Zula, hangout with a Banksy original at the Underground Exchange, chill with Indidginus before getting crazy with PH FAT and get irie on International Reggae Day. Don’t miss this. Length 08:24


Welcome to Boom+27 – Episode 07! Some of the highlights this episode include an on-set account with Cape Town band Peachy Keen, sitting down with Pretoria-based band Isochronous and our new What’s Your Story? with David Sieveking – director of  encounters doccie “David Wants to Fly”. We’ve also got an awesome 3D video from Jon...
A tribute to International Reggae Day

A tribute to International Reggae Day

In honour of International Reggae Day that took place on the 1st July 2011, one small seed met with local and international reggae artists to understand the roots of reggae culture, the message behind reggae music and to highlight the misconceptions surrounding reggae music and Rastafari culture. 
Linda McCartney: "Life in Photographs"

Linda McCartney: “Life in Photographs”

Sir Paul McCartney has created the ultimate tribute to his late wife Linda, a book titledLinda McCartney: Life in Photographs.Read on to find out more and see footage of the London exhibition and hear what the McCartney family had to say.          
Boom+27 - Episode 06

Boom+27 – Episode 06

Episode six of one small seed’s weekly online news portal, presented by Dene Botha and produced by one small seed productions. Length: 08:24. Highlights include Etienne de Crecy at the Wrigley’s 5- Gum Experience in Cape Town, 64 Cannes International Film Festival reviews, What’s Your Story? – Porselynnkas, 13 Encounters SA International Film Festival
Southern Comfort South Africa - 'Creative Exchange' campaign

Southern Comfort South Africa – ‘Creative Exchange’ campaign

Southern Comfort, the brand from New Orleans which represents a distinctive ‘joie de vivre’ has launched Southern Comfort “Creative Exchange”. Drawing from the success of the international campaign, Creative Exchange invites local young creatives to design a striking interpretation of the brand and its provenance. The competition is  now open for entries… So read on to...


Multi-talented artist, painter and musician Leon Botha sadly passed away on 5 June 2011. Adrian Davies was fortunate enough to have sat down with Leon last year for an interview, which we featured in issue 20 of one small seed. As a tribute to the Leon, we have re-featured this interview.