Author: Ingrid

Artist to watch: Pierre Stemmet

Wianda Gilliland Indie electropop meets the smooth harmonies of second year electronic engineering student, Pierre Stemmett. With a debut EP, Outset, released in January, Stemmett is doing more with his melodic vocals than just starring in the Simonsberg sêr. From the acoustic beats in ‘No Sweat’ to the deeper and darker vibes in ‘Ghost Club’, which are also Stemmett’s two favourite songs on the EP, it is easy to say that we can expect big things from this talented artist and vocalist. According to Stemmett, he is still experimenting with different sounds, and his upcoming album is going to...

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‘Jou ouma en kind kan na ons shows kom kyk’

Hulle is die new kids on the block in Suid-Afrikaanse musiek. As Sunset Sweatshop maak Ian Heyns, Rossouw Wentzel, Victor Green, Duke Negus en Richard Dicks musiek wat enige iemand op hul voete sal kry. Elodi Troskie het met hulle gesels. Ian en Rossouw het lank saam by funksies en verjaarsdae opgetree, maar het meestal reeds bestaande musiek gespeel. Hulle het besluit dis tyd om hul eie musiek te maak en het vir Richard en Victor nadergetrek om saam met hulle te begin speel. So is Sunset Sweatshop in Oktober 2016 gevorm en Duke het onlangs by die groep...

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Campus Closet: Huisdans Edition

Nina Fouché  Huisdans fever is slowly spreading through Stellenbosch. Never mind the bottomless wine and killer dance moves – the most exciting part of Huisdans is of course who wore what. Die Matie breaks down some of this season’s popular Huisdans trends. Anything velvet goes. This rich and luxe fabric was seen everywhere during the F/W New York fashion week. Black is always a safe colour but if you’re feeling bold opt for oxblood red or soft pink as was seen on Jason Wu and Dion Lee’s runways. Velvet dresses, or even suits, ask for simple shoes and accessories...

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Beating back-to-uni-blues

Elodi Troskie Let’s not kid ourselves, none of us were ready to return to campus after the past few weeks of lounging around at home (if you weren’t part of the masses traveling Europe). It doesn’t matter how long your holiday was, it will never be long enough. Because we are all going to need some help getting back into the groove of constantly checking your Sun-email, worrying about predicate marks and never finding an unoccupied computer in the library, here are some tips on how to survive coming back to university. Don’t let silly season get you down....

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Armand Aucamp: die heel beste boek in boekklub

Aucamp Aucamp is bekend vir sy rolle in Ballade vir ’n Enkeling en Die Boekklub. Dané Dooge het met hom gepraat oor wat hom motiveer en sy toekoms as akteur. Die Boekklub het nou onlangs weer op kykNET begin. Wat kan kykers in die seisoen verwag? Die tweede seisoen is ʼn wonderlike voortsetting van die eerste seisoen. Daar is ook ʼn paar nuwe kleurvolle en interessante karakters waarop die kykers beslis gaan verlief word en hulle sal dieper in die lewens van sommige van die oorspronklike karakters ingeweef word. Dink jy Lillie en Tom gaan ooit weer bymekaarkom, en...

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