Interviewing South African Guitarists and Bands.
Roderick MacLeod chats Julia Robert's latest EP, how they get those enormous guitar tones, and more!
Julia Robert guitarist Roderick MacLeod chats to SAG about Julia Robert's latest EP "Late Stage Dream", packed with layers of heavy guitars and a surprise homage to 80s Euro synthpop with the German-sung female empowerment anthem "Starkes Mädchen". He talks about how the band gets those heavy, overdriven guitar tones and what inspired them in creating the sound profile of the band. He also breaks down his gear and how it comes together to create the Julia Robert sound.
Carl and Brendon on their gear and You, Me and the Harmony's stellar new album
Carl and Brendon from You, Me and the Harmony chat all about their gear, the band's latest album "Comets Collide", and share some awesome insight into the band's history and formation!
Chatting to SAMA-nominated hard rockers Black Pistol
SAG had an awesome chat with the full band of Cape Townian hard rockers Black Pistol, who were nminated for "Best Rock Album" at the 2020 SAMA awards for their album, "Sins of the Father". We discuss the album, the recording process, gear and a whole lot of banter throughout!
Durran Trevisan chats to SAG about Manuvah to Land's New EP, Got This Feeling
This band really has such a unique sound, there is only one Manuvah to Land - I mean even the name is unique! They have stuck to their guns for so many years, doing what they feel is right. Doing things the way they want to do it. If you listen to how Durran, the lead guitarist, explain in the interview how they create their sound, you'll notice how deep it actually goes for them.
Guitar virtuoso Tim Lotter on gear, playing different genres and memorable gigs
Tim Lotter - lead guitarist for alternative rock band The Color Blew and co-lead/rhythm guitarist for Human Nebula - sits down to chat to SAG about his rig rundowns for both bands he plays with and tells us about some crazy gig experiences.
"Enigmatic" solo artist ADV on new music and emotions
SA Guitarist chats to Armand De Vries (ADV) - an enormously multi-talented singer-songwriter from Cape Town - about his latest solo EP "Enigmatic" which dropped earlier in 2020, as well as a series of singles he released throughout the course of 2019. We also discuss how an artist's emotions are intertwined with their music and how this is no exception to the music of ADV.