The Buzz – pop sensation!

The Buzz – pop sensation!

When I went along to the studio to chat to the entertainers from The Buzz, I felt just like I imagine the journos from Smash Hits magazine must have felt back in the 80s when they interviewed guys like Rick Astley and Bros. That’s just how exciting this group is – and that was exactly the vibe I felt in the room with them. The Buzz is a group of 11 musicians, and I also drew mental comparisons with another big group – Mango Groove. The Buzz has only been…

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Larry Weiss – Cuts and Scratches

Larry Weiss – Cuts and Scratches

As most of you already know,  I had the privilege of chatting to Larry Weiss – the writer of Rhinestone Cowboy and singer of the Who’s the Boss Theme song – not too long ago.  He’s one of the legends that tweak the golden thread of humanity!!!! I have some VERY exciting news to share! He has recently signed with Nub Records in the UK  and will soon be travelling to promote his new project Cuts and Scratches.            Excitingly, Nub Records have given permission to share one…

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Timothy Moloi Tribute to Luther Vandross

Timothy Moloi Tribute to Luther Vandross

Whenever I interview someone, I always try to bring something to the party – in other words, I like to help the artist who is tweaking the golden thread.  But when it’s somebody like the inimitable Timothy Moloi, I know there’s not much I can do except try to spread the word about what they’re doing to a wider audience than he already reaches. His art on its own needs nothing else.  And when it means I’m going to get to spend half an hour chatting to him in a…

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Backstage At Sister Act

Backstage At Sister Act

Watching Janice Honeyman and the rest of the team behind the newest production of Sister Act rehearse behind the scenes prior to the commencement of the show is something that I will never forget. I’m used to seeing the shows – having the golden thread tweaked by the stars of the shows. So are, I would imagine, most of the arts supporting public. But after watching the Sister Act rehearsals, I realised  how little I actually knew. I’ve been to Joburg Theatre countless times. I’ve been there when I was a…

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