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Recording: The Couch Sessions SA

We spent a relaxed, but productive afternoon in studio with the good folks at The Couch Sessions SA https://www.facebook.com/thecouchsessionssa/ recording 2  live music videos and doing a short interview. Zac, Monique and Barry, you guys are really doing something special! We can't wait for the final product....watch this space.

2018-10-08T17:38:05+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Hertiage Weekend Shows

As South Africans celebrate heritage with a long weekend, joins us for some fun in the sun.We'll be  playing some shows in and around JHB this weekend. 22 September 12pm at the Vegan Market, Ennis Garden Centre in Honeydew http://vegan hippie connection market @fry's love your heart braai jhb 23 September at Snatch 32 1pm [...]

2018-09-22T09:33:13+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

This is Love-A New Recording Release by Cherry Pill

As you know, making time for art is a juggling act. In-between gigs and life, we have been writing and recording some new material. The first release for this year is collection of songs we have written and performed for church. "This is Love"is the title track from the 4-track EP of original Christian songs from Cherry [...]

2018-09-19T08:09:18+00:00September 18th, 2018|

A fan-historian

Niek Wolters attended our performance at Muziek Staffhorst Vinyl earlier this month and as a natural chronicler, took some great video to document the event. We are so grateful Niek! You an find the Live videos here: Sonwabo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM7FP7p2LIA&feature=youtu.be Tears that Flow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95I_FLN50TQ Silent Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpTOSTHoNx4 Fall Apart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95I_FLN50TQ&feature=youtu.be

2018-08-21T21:13:30+00:00August 21st, 2018|

A House Concert Close to our Tour

Our final concert for the tour was a house concert in the country. Animals that love music seem to have been something of a theme on this tour. This afternoon concert counted among the guests, a shepherd, a horse and a pony! The weather was just perfect for an outdoor afternoon concert of music in [...]

2018-08-13T14:52:26+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Tour Diary Day 9: Recording, Worship, a Jam and a Gig.

As the last 4 days were jammed-packed with activities and travelling between venues and cities, today's post shows some highlights of what we've been up to till now. Recording Tim Jansen and Sofia Ara spent an afternoon with us in studio at their academic facility in Amsterdam, the SAE. Tim and Sofia were keen to [...]

2018-08-10T14:45:35+00:00August 10th, 2018|

It’s Up!

It's up! Footage from our Concerto Records performance is on Youtube. At 17min 35secs you'll find one of our new songs "Take a Bow". Let us know what you think....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrVIPKElqb0

2018-08-10T13:58:29+00:00August 10th, 2018|

Bands on tour can teach as well

Today we found ourselves giving an impromptu music appreciation class at a summer school near Amsterdam. The kids loved it and for many of them it was the first time they had ever held a real instrument. When asked what moods music can be, the first hands up said beautiful, happy and boring....they definitely didn't [...]

2018-08-07T17:43:55+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Cherry Pill at Concerto Records, Amsterdam

Sunday afternoons are perfect for kicking back and listening to some live music. Concerto Records is a jam-packed store of music, anything you've ever wanted to find is probably here. There is a raised stage mezzanine level where in-between browsing sessions you can enjoy some coffee and cake while enjoying a live concert. Here is [...]

2018-11-13T13:31:39+00:00August 6th, 2018|