Tagged: Durban

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Interview: Gasak, A Graffiti Artist From South Africa

When we speak over Skype from his one-bedroom apartment in Milan, where he currently lives, 23-year-old Gasak opens up about his recent projects, South Africa’s evolving graffiti scene, and why the best art is often the most polarizing. read more »

POSTED February 14, 2014 11:28AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Video: Painting With Pastelheart

Last week you met pastelheart, an accomplished Durban-bred street artist with an eye for color and a taste for the surreal. In the second and final part of pastelheart’s mini-doc, we follow the 24-year-old through the course of a day in his not-so-ordinary life. read more »

POSTED February 3, 2014 1:41PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , , ,
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Video: Pastelheart Shows Us His Streets

Yesterday we introduced you to pastelheart, an eccentric 24-year-old artist from Durban. Today, we dive deeper into his artistic universe with the first of two videos, shot by Cape Town’s Adriaan Louw and narrated by pastel himself. read more »

POSTED January 31, 2014 1:36PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, Featured - Sprite, Sprite TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Interview: Pastelheart, A South African Street Artist

The Durban-based street artist opens up about getting arrested, his love/hate relationship with the internet, and the highs and lows of being a young, working artist in present-day South Africa. read more »

POSTED January 30, 2014 1:54PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Photos: FADER #89 New York Release Party with J-Cush and Durban

The NYC edition of our bi-coastal issue release parties heated up a far-below-freezing night in Soho. MaisonO was packed as we celebrated the release of FADER’s Now Issue with a few hundred friends, some Budweiser … read more »

POSTED January 28, 2014 11:07AM IN FADER EVENTS TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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To Watch: Honorable Mentions

From the magazine: ISSUE 89, December 2013/January 2014 In FADER’s annual Now Issue, we look at record labels, models, authors, video directors and producers. Here are 60 more musicians, hustlers and crews who will define … read more »

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Stream: Durban, “DIRRRT”

If you live in New York, and you’ve been frequenting the Lit City Raves that have been happening of late, you’ve probably caught a DJ set or two from Durban, the solo project of London-born, … read more »

POSTED October 2, 2013 10:57AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Lungu Lungu: South African Pop Models

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he shares BIG FKN GUN’s “ABC.” I am currently … read more »

POSTED October 3, 2012 3:15PM IN Lungu Lungu Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,
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Nike Sportswear and The FADER Present Pitch Perfect Episode 8: Durban’s Finest

After spending plenty of time in landlocked Jo’burg, we ventured southeast to coastal Durban, where surfing and heavy house music commingle comfortably with stiltwalkers and Zulu dancers. We drove up the coast to Ballito to … read more »

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