Award season is here with us again. And this time a local rock band is the lone ranger in an award category dubbed “Best African Rock”.
Are you excited for some new kickass albums this year from the KE? There is some certainty in the fact that some bands will release material this year. But the prevailing trend has been that bands normally prepare material and for some reason, that material never seems to leave the production line. Then there are […]
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without enough bands coming out to do shows, there isn’t enough buzz going around for even fan zines like this one to survive on. Furthermore, rock scenes thrive on cult figures, and cult figures are a systematic creation of live shows. More importantly, as a musician you will be keen on promoting the music you’ve produced and one of the easiest ways of cementing that musical identity among your own fans and reaching a wider audience is through shows. So if ever there was merit in the claim that the rock scene is selling itself short, then these are the bands to blame for that.