Shortstraw – The Bowsie Foundation

January 2017 sees the release of Bowsie, the 5th song from Shortstraw’s Those Meddling Kids Collective. The song Bowsie is all about Bowser, Alastair’s beloved part Rottweiler, part Labrador who passed...

Cheers to 2016!

This will be our last post for 2016. We had a great, yet extremely tough year. One of the most difficult years in terms of our personal lives. We thought that December would be lekker, but as fate would...

I am Good, by the Grace of God

I am writing this not because I feel compelled to, I am writing this because I want NEED to tell my story. 2016 was a tough year for many. For me, the first few months were almost unbearable. I decided to...

Jackal and the Wind Interview

Jackal and the Wind is a four-piece indie/folk band from Stellenbosch, South Africa. Comprised of Christopher Kruger on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Cobus von Wielligh on bass, Peter Kruger on lead guitar...

Festivals in 2017: What To Look Out For

With shitty 2016 almost a thing of the past, let's look forward to 2017 (with all our resolutions and dreams) and everything it has to offer. Harambe will still be gone, Trump is taking over, and there will...