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A new study published in the scientific journal Acta Tropica claims that the classic Skrillex track ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ can actually protect you from mosquito bites. The experiment focused on Aedes aegypti, aka the yellow fever mosquito, and how their typical activities changed when exposed to electronic music. The researchers found that these insects were actually “entertained” by the music
The trailer for Netflix’s Turn Up Charlie, with Idris Elba playing the role of a struggling DJ, is here. In the show, Charlie (played by Idris) takes up the job of being a nanny of a successful friend’s daughter Gabby (Frankie Hervey). Craig David also stars in the show, dissing Charlie for taking the nanny job. The ‘Re-Rewind’ singer asks
The Hard dance and Uplifting Trance scene swept across SA in the mid 90’s hitting its pinnacle in 2000 and rolling solidly into the 00’s like a force to be reckoned with… Since then we have seen the rise and fall of many other genres like Fidget, Dubstep, Prog and including Psy Trance that has still
In South Africa Vinyl we have had some of the best days of vinyl record shopping in the 90’s and 00’s with the award winning Rugged Vinyl – (was voted Best independent Record store in SA) and the likes of DJ Syndicate, Hot wax Records where many of us use to do the vinyl music
Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld has passed away, aged 85. Lagerfeld is widely regarded as one of the most important and prolific designers of his generation and had held creative director roles at Fendi (since 1965), his namesake label (since 1974) and Chanel (since 1983) simultaneously. Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg in 1933 and began his career as Pierre Balmain’s assistant in
Seth Rogan is working with Lonely Island (Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer and Andy Samberg) on a spoof film about “a music festival that goes HORRIBLY WRONG”. One can only assume their inspiration is Fyre Festival, 2017’s failed ‘luxury’ event that promised an island utopia and delivered plastic cheese and soggy mattresses. First announced in a
For his first US show of 2019, Carl Cox brings his Burning Man fundraiser to The Midway in San Fransisco on March 22. Joining the legendary British DJ for this one-off event will be club-marathon maestro Joseph Capriati and techno innovator Pleasurekraft. More acts are to be announced later this year. Having performed at the annual event in Black Rock City for over a
Netflix has announced that British actor Idris Elba will star in a new comedy series titled Turn Up Charlie, where he will play a struggling DJ. Following rumors that he would be cast as the next James Bond, Idris Elba has continued to make strides both in and outside of film. Having been a longtime member of the UK garage scene, his
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