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Oppikoppi 2016: a journey on the unsea

MICHAL-MARE LINDEN

The 2016 Oppikoppi theme preached inclusivity, and that was exactly what this year’s festival was about. From old to young, experienced to inexperienced, everyone was welcomed to the dustbowl from 5-7 August for sweet tunes and sweeter people.

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The Endless wait is over: Frank Ocean drops visual album

CAROLYN HUGHES

Frank Ocean shocked fans on Friday by releasing his unexpected visual album Endless. Fans have been on the edge of their seats for almost four years waiting for it. The album was released amid a series of cryptic, sporadically streamed videos on Ocean’s BoysDontCry.co livestream. While it is not the promised Boys Don’t Cry album, it is a satisfactory offering in the meantime.

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Five minutes with TCIYF

MICHAL-MARÉ LINDEN

Soweto-based thrash punk band TCIYF are set to perform at Oppikoppi this year. Perdeby conducted a quick Q&A ahead of the festival with the band.

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Sannie Fox to bring sweet tunes to Oppikoppi The Unsea

MICHAL-MARÉ LINDEN

After the release of her successful album Serpente Masjien last year, Sannie Fox has spent a large part of 2016 touring. One of her next stops is Oppikoppi. Sannie caught up with Perdeby in light of her upcoming performance.

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Things you wished you packed for Oppikoppi

CAROLYN HUGHES

When attending something as exciting as Oppi you can often breeze over the finer details when it comes to packing, especially if your mom is not the one packing your bags or, even more likely, you decide that you’re going to pack the morning of. Have a look at some of the top ten things seasoned festival attendees wished they had brought along for the ride.

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