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Archive | Music

The Freddie Mercury Debate

Freddie Mercury, undoubtedly the best known name in the entertainment industry. Freddie was a global icon, and to this day is still considered to be one of the greatest musicians of all time. During a discussion in the office today we got onto the topic of the highly anticipated biopic of Freddie Mercury’s life. Sacha […]

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Exclusive Books: Top 10 Bestsellers of 2005


Remember this? Fanatics celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2007. Fanatics celebrated every fanatical year of their first decade by going back in time, through the Top 10 books from each and every year. We picked our favourites from the bestselling titles from 1998 to 2007  (We’ve extended this to include the last five years). In […]

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Oppikoppi 18: Sweet Thing 9+10+11 Aug 2012
Bullet for My Valentine, Eagles of Death Metal, Diplo & Full List of All Performing Acts

 OppiKoppi is very proud and happy to announce that we will probably have 7 different stages in operation this year. Some stages are being broken down, new ones built, moved or expanded. We are hoping to feature more tunes, more genres but still keep a nice comfortable feel. Expect a few nice surprises… –Oppikoppi 18 […]

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Big Announcement: Lady Gaga is Coming to South Africa

From TimesLive: In what has been the worst-kept secret of the week, Big Concerts announced on Monday that Lady Gaga is coming to South Africa later this year. The rumours had been swirling around social media for a while now, reaching fever pitch over the past few days after the concert promoter said they would […]

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Competition: Win one of Five Copies of ‘Belieber’

Justin Bieber’s rise from “regular kid” to one of the most famous people on the planet has captivated a nation of devoted fans called ‘Beliebers.’ With hit records, 8 million followers on Twitter and the third-largest grossing documentary film of all time, the 17-year-old Canadian pop star dubbed ‘Super Boy’ on Rolling Stone’s recent cover […]

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Roxette Live in South Africa

From Timeslive: A seductive mix of romantic ballads and smart pop with tongue-in-cheek lyrics, Roxette began in the late `80s, and their mission was to conquer the world with chart-bursting singles by merging their creative forces. Per had the songs, Marie had the killer voice. Together they would go places, see people and win the […]

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Music Accessories: Recommended Earphones for your Cellphone, MP3 Player and Other Devices

Finally, earphones that look as good as they sound (with Crystal inlays) High-performance 11mm drivers deliver exceptional clarity and depth, while the sound isolating design limits unwanted ambient noise. With built-in Expansive Bass technology you feel every beat, for a truly immersive experience. Specifications: Driver unit: 11mm Expansive Bass Impedance: 32 ohms Sensitivity: 105dB +/- […]

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An Interview with Louise Carver interviews Louise Carver who talks about music as a calling, her influences and what she is reading at the moment. The South African singer and songwriter has just released her new single titled “How You Gonna Do it” and will be releasing her fifth studio album in July. Interview Conducted via email.   […]

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