Craig Pietropaolo

One on One with Craig Pietropaolo

Potchefstroom Herald’s Wouter Pienaar recently caught up with SA singer/songwriter, Craig Pietropaolo, who released his new single “Secrets” to the world. A mix of rock and metal influences combined with brilliant melodies is just one way to describe this brilliant track. This talented local musician lives for his music and with intricate melodies and hard
The ‘Journey Home’ concert brought the members of Ensemble Symphony Potchefstroom together in a celebration of music. Seated in front are Johan Erasmus (baritone, accompanist), George Fazakas (flute) and Jeanette Malan (accompanist) with Christo Venter (concert pianist) standing. Behind them are Yvette van der Sandt (soprano), Christine Vermeulen (accordion), Esta Anthonissen (guitar) and Wilma Kooij (soprano). Wim Wybenga (violin), Stefan van der Walt (violin), Hanniël Marais (cello), Klaas Wyma (tenor) and George Lotter (bass-baritone) are standing in the back row.

Fazakas: The farewell that never was

It was supposed to have been a farewell concert but, it seems, that magical flute will be right here in Potchefstroom for a while yet. Be that as it may, any excuse for a concert is a good one for the Potchefstroom Ensemble Symphony. So, at 18:30 on 2 June, these acclaimed musicians did what

Fliek Vlooi: John Wick: Chapter 2

As jy mal was oor die eerste een, dan hoef jy niks minder van die tweede fliek te verwag nie. Met nóg meer aksie en nóg meer naelbyt-oomblikke, is hierdie werklik iets wat jy moet kyk. Indien jy nie die eerste fliek gekyk het nie, doen jouself ’n guns en kyk dit eers, want dan sal jy die tweede een net soveel meer geniet.

On My Playlist: Top 5 Truth And Its Burden Songs

You just have to look at the encompassing biography on Truth And Its Burden’s Facebook page to know that this local melodic hardcore band takes their music and message seriously. For the past decade, Truth And Its Burden has been a constant force of positivity and hope in the melodic hardcore scene. These messages are

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Beartooth. Photo: RedBull.com/Myriam Santos

On My Playlist: Top 5 Beartooth songs

Beartooth is everything that is good about the metalcore and hardcore multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Caleb Shomo. Shomo started the band on his own as a musical project after his former band, Attack! Attack! disbanded. The debut album, EP Sick was released in 2013 and, since then, Beartooth has never looked back. Their two albums, Disgusting
Go Barefoot. Photo: Eva Shuman

Feel free with foot stomping music of Go Barefoot

Go Barefoot is one of SA newest Afro-Indie acts and this band is sure to make a statement with their melodic hooks, rhythmic beats and dance-worthy tunes. Potchefstroom Herald’s Wouter Pienaar recently spoke to drummer, Saul Nossel about their music, the inspiration behind the new single and some exciting upcoming plans. Check it out! Describe
Go Barefoot. Photo: Eva Shuman.

On My Playlist: Top 5 Go Barefoot Songs

South Africa’s music talent has always been diverse, unique and creative and Go Barefoot is no exception. This local band has been creating waves and digging their feet into vast music territories that have excited their fans and music fundis alike. Go Barefoot can best be described as a mix of indie, alternative and African

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