Tag: Shortstraw


Cockles Debut Album

In November 2017 Shortstraw went on a short hiatus. Instead of slipping on some sweats and watching every Keanu Reeves movie ever made, frontman Alastair started a new solo projects Cockles. Earlier this year we had a chat with Al about the making of Cockles and his new pre-show rituals. Cockles beautifully dissect the balance between self-appreciation and vanity. On the one side, you have The Worlds Best Narcissist. The intro is probably the worlds best ode to vanity. That ethereal ring combined with ‘I wish you were a mirror’ panning through.......

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Park Acoustics November 2015
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December 04, 2015

Park Acoustics November 2015

  09:00 – PARK ACOUSTICS JUST TOPPED ITSELF – By Coly Verdelli   Wayne, a fellow disk jockey, and I got to Park Acoustics bright and early on Saturday to set...


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November 14, 2014

Sounds Wild 2014

Eat your heart out Indie fans! The bicycle club who are more than likely NOT from Bombay will be performing live for the Gauteng crowd, (who are hands down the...


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