I first met Djae (pronounced JAY) Aroni at a benefit skate and rock n roll event Ramps and amps I back in 2012/2013 i think. Really cool dude.playing with his band Crystal axis then comprising of his brother Abuga Aroni on the drums..Neel on Guitar and him on bass. They were playing to our crowd of like 30 skaters and metalheads in the hot sun on the grass..no monitor speakers..no sound guy, no bouncers…I was hooked…fast forward to more BOTBs more RAMPS AND AMPS this time with a bigger turnup..and bigger stage and sound…we’d trade punk albums and get hyped on all the other local bands …and then Crystal axis would go on to be a force to be reckoned with in the Africa with their debut album being a big hit..all over Africa getting them mentions in magazines ,the local papers,radio play.. a documentary
Even though Daily Nations, the Rocker ,column was discontinued good old Smitta still holds it down for the rock scene. For all you who couldn’t attend, Smitta did a recap on Scene At which appears on page 7 of the pulse. “Powerslide were awesome”
Kenyan five piece rock and roll band just announced the anticipated release of their debut album. Rash have since their inception released seven singles. They charted their course to dominance with the release of ‘Darkness and Witchcraft’ which was qui ckly followed by ‘Msafiri’ and ‘Let it be rock’. They have played countless shows and […]
When art is displayed in the open there is more fanfare and exposure. Art laid out in the open has the potential to transform the whole landscape. On the other hand art displayed within closed or confined spaces does the world little good.