Category: "Interviews"

Interview | Side Effects (Isr)

MCBN: We are very excited to have you down in Cape Town for the first time. How much do you know about the South African psytrance scene? South Africa has always been a top destination on the global map with great artists over the years, and we only hear good things from various artists who […]

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Interview | Claptone (Germany)

Shrouded in mystery, magic and all things medieval, Berlin’s Claptone has sprinkled some of the lost wonder back into house music. Over the last two years this avian form has clocked up some serious air miles with a grueling global touring schedule. The man with the golden mask played 200 shows in 130 cities on […]

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Interview | O.T.B (Phaxe & Vice)

MCBN: You two have both got very impressive solo projects, could you let us know how you first met and decided on creating the project of O.T.B? We have been sparring partners for many years, finally deciding to join forces around January 2013. Both of us learning a ton of tricks from one another and trying […]

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Interview| Siopis

For over 10 years Jannis Siopis has been bending minds and souls to his unique blend of electronically warped musical wizardry. And, as the sun sets on a season of sumptuous outdoor adventures, he graces the main stage at Make Believe, one of Cape Town’s foremost house tableaus. Whether you are familiar or not, the […]

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Interview| Trivium (USA)

Words and Interview by Jonah Lewis Matt: Matt Heafy; Vocalist/Frontman and Rhythm Guitarist Corey: Corey Beaulieu; Lead Guitarist MCBN: Hey guys. Thanks so much for speaking to us first of all. You guys must be tired – you’ve been going for a few weeks now and you’re set to play in a different city in […]

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Interview| EASY RIDERS (IL)

We were lucky enough to sit down with two of the biggest names in the business and after a while pursuing their solo careers, the two Israeli trance-maestros Yoni Oshrat (also known as Ace Ventura) and Roy Tilbor (also known as Rocky) have joined together to form the new project Easy Riders. MCBN: Thanks for chatting […]

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Interview| Rocky (IL)

We were lucky enough to sit with down one of the international headlining acts for LOVE AND LIGHT 2014, Roy Tilbour aka Rocky. A personal favourite of ours! MCBN: Thanks for chatting to us Roy. First question we’d like to know – How did you come up with the name Rocky? Are you a big fan […]

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Interview| Tropical Roast organiser Gordon Mackay

If you haven’t heard, seen or smelt The Tropical Roast over the last few months, then you need to get your eyes checked. The lads, Gordon Mackay and Graham Kennedy have been hard at work on a concept that has already taken Cape Town by storm. GET THIS PLAYING AND GET READING: MCBN: Thanks for sitting […]

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Interview| Flosstradamus

Chicago-based duo, DJs J2K and Autobot, make up Flosstradamus who are heading down to South Africa for their up coming gig at the Olmeca presents Mad Decent Block Party in February. We chatted to them to find out a little more about what makes them tick: MCBN: How did you come up with your DJ name? We were […]

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Interview| Leon Mynhardt

This interview was done by EFC Africa! How do you score your first fight with Madge? I think he dominated most of it by the looks of the cuts he made in my face, but I never felt like I was in trouble after my coach Morne told me it’s a small cut. “You can […]

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Interview| Cairo Howarth [EFC President]

MCBN:  Howsit Cairo, thanks for chatting to us, we’re extremely keen EFC fans and have been since the very first event took place. Can you explain to us how you brought EFC to South Africa? Cairo: We saw the popularity and rapidly expanding interest in MMA internationally, and decided to create a world-class promotion in Africa. There […]

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Interview| Al Bairre

Al Bairre is a Cape Town based, 5 piece Symphonic Indie Rock band, who combine cello, violins, guitars, ukelele’s and drums. Al Bairre launched in 2012 and their goal was to take an indie band and turn it into an “ice cream of orchestral sounds”. We decided to ask them a few questions, this is […]

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