Jozi Review's Blog – January 2012 Archive (7)

Review: Nakhane Toure at Wolves

Nakhane Toure, the boy who silenced Wolves

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I dont know how many of you have been to Wolves in Corlett Dr? Its one of my favourite spots, there is good cake, delicious beer, fun art, pretty people and good friends. It is however not an ideal venue for live music, it must be one of the most difficult places in Jozi to play. People dont pay…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 27, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

Review: To Hire a Nurse

To Hire a Nurse

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I saw these guys about 2 years ago, I remembered loving them then and going online to hear some more. I found the odd song on Myspace and that was it. There is a track hiding on Youtube which you can see here. Perhaps it would be fun to read this post while listening to that track?

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I was thinking over the weekend how to express the music they make and how it makes me feel.…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 23, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Review: Golden Tiki Tattoos

Ah Tattoos

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my joy, my addiction and my Aesthetic vision.

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There are so many tattoo studios in Johannesburg that it becomes difficult to choose one that will do your tattoo the way you want it and in the style you want it. The best advice I could give is to simply ask people in the street who have great tattoos where…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 19, 2012 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Review: Freedom Hair

There are many Hair Salons in Johannesburg's Northern Suburbs, in fact there are many in Parkhurst. There are none like Boydon Barnardo's Freedom Hair.

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Walk down a little driveway in the quiet side of the suburb and you'll step into Boydens Salon, beautifully assembled with an antique barbers chair and other vintage items that he and his family have collected over the years. Boyden does everything himself, from washing your hair, cutting, colouring and then finally…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 17, 2012 at 11:25 — 1 Comment

Review: The Johannesburg Planetarium

The Planetarium, really?

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Yes really, I was invited to the planetarium on friday night and I have to say I was simply gobsmacked at the good time I had. When I was a child we went there on school outings and I remember my neck killing me from looking up, whilst sitting on excruciatingly uncomfortable chairs made for adults. Now as an adult I am excruciatingly uncomfortable on the chairs as I am too tall for them. I…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 16, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Review: Barista training at Università del Caffè del Sud Africa at Illy (pt 1)

Through the kind invitation from Neofundi I was treated to Barista training at the Università del Caffè del Sud Africa situated in the Illy Head office.

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Illy is staffed by some of the friendliest people I have had the pleasure to meet in a business environment. The Barista tasked with…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 13, 2012 at 9:00 — 7 Comments

Review: Burial Street Halo EP

For the first review of 2012 I am breaking my rules, slightly. JoziReview is supposed to be all Jozi all the time. 

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EP may seem very strange. Burial is from London and his new EP is dedicated to New York. I find it very difficult to listen to Street Halo and not think of Jozi. There are only 3 tracks which all clock in at over 6:20 which suits me fine, I like slow burning songs. 

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The first track Street Halo breaks most of my rules for music I…

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Added by Jozi Review on January 3, 2012 at 9:42 — No Comments


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