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The Almost Perfect Podcast

136 EpisodesProduced by Bob PerfectWebsite

A South African podcast that believes you can learn from experience, but that experience doesn’t have to be your own. Conversations with creative South Africans hosted by comedian and music journalist Bob Perfect.Winner of the 2019 Durban Creative Award for Best Podcast. https://almostperfect.co.za/… read more

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Episode 115 - Mitch Harper Returns

January 14th, 2022

1:03:40

Mitch Harper is a freelance curator, cultural programmer, and film producer. Mitch returns to the podcast to fill us in on what he's been up to over …

Episode 114 - Audiomarc

December 3rd, 2021

49:12

Audiomarc is a DJ and producer who has been with Ivyson since day 1. The "Trap Addict" producer shares how he and Nasty C became friends and how much they've grown since. We hear how his parents instilled a deep love of …

Episode 113 - Catching up with Colleen Balchin and Mojak Lehoko

November 26th, 2021

1:04:29

I recently found myself in Joburg again so decided to once again record a couple of my catch up sessions with ex-guests of the podcast. This week …

Episode 112 - Jumping Back Slash Returns

November 19th, 2021

1:17:35

Jumping Back Slash is a musician, producer, and mix engineer. You probably know and love Jaybles already as he's been rather influential behind the scenes of South Africa's underground electronic music scene. JBS has …

Bonus - Ding Dong de Klerk is Dead

November 12th, 2021

27:03

Did you hear the good news? Nah, I'm not talking about the Gospel. I'm talking about the yeeting off this mortal coil of that poes, F.W. de Klerk.

So, ya, the podcast starts with that. Then I talk about my article about …

Episode 111 - Jabu Newman

November 5th, 2021

1:19:25

Jabu Newman is an artist and filmmaker who uses her work to explore and promote intersectional feminism. The multi-award-winning director and …

Bonus - Wanna Hear a Joke?

October 29th, 2021

16:08

The episode where I talk about getting back on stage, making a merch store for the website, and investing in a PA system. 

Thrilling stuff. 

Enjoy. 

Bonus - The J.O.B. Squad

October 22nd, 2021

19:27

The title of this show is partially inspired by the lovable losers in the WWE in the late 90s, and partially because I had a job interview today.

Wanna know how it went? Find out on the podcast.

I also discuss the …

Episode 110 - ByLwansta Returns Again

October 15th, 2021

1:26:13

ByLwansta is a musician, designer, and label owner. You already knew that though as this is the third time the independent rapper is joining us on the podcast. Things have changed a ton since we last spoke. Moving to …

Bonus: Don't Call it a Comeback

October 8th, 2021

22:38

I'm currently making plans to get back on stage which means this week has been dedicated to joke writing and gig organising.

I share some of my anxieties around it as well as my ambitions. 

I also chat a bit about Dave …

Episode 109 - Catching up with Eric Jansen, Rofhiwa Maneta, and Leah Jazz

October 1st, 2021

1:24:49

This week you're in for a treat. It's a 3-for-1 special as I made the most of my recent Jozi trip and convinced a few ex-guests to let me record our …

Bonus: Grandma's Boy

September 24th, 2021

23:25

My gran is finally out of rehab for her stroke so I've been living that Nick Swardson life and hanging the fuck out with her. With that in mind, it's …

Bonus: We've been coming to the same party for 3 years and in no way is that depressing.

September 17th, 2021

18:08

Would you look at the time? It's been 3 years since the first episode of The Almost Perfect Podcast and it's been all downhill since then. 

I was too …

Episode 108 - Samora Chapman

September 10th, 2021

1:02:20

Samora Chapman is a photographer, writer, and journalist. Samora will be exhibiting at the Durban Art Gallery with Cedric Nunn in an exhibition called 'Revelations' from 23 Sep - 10 Nov. Quite an achievement for a …

Episode 107 - PJ Black

September 3rd, 2021

1:06:30

PJ Black is a professional wrestler. He's wrestled in 65 countries over his storied career and it all began under his father's tutelage here in South Africa. PJ has held titles in countless wrestling promotions …

Episode 106 - Sipho The Gift

August 27th, 2021

1:06:42

Sipho The Gift is a musician. He started out his journey as a kid with a guitar but soon found himself drawn to ALL the instruments. It's this deep love of all the mechanics of music that gives him a unique edge. While …

Episode 105 - Atalya Chana

August 20th, 2021

1:15:32

Atalya Chana is a writer, actor, and director. You might have seen her on your screens in The Haunting of Maria Smit, On Isibindi Street, or the critically acclaimed feature film Necktie Youth. If you haven't yet, well, …

Bonus: That Darn Cat

August 13th, 2021

22:07

Hey team,

Due to scheduling conflicts and one of my guests getting COVID, this week is another solo episode. 

I discuss:

Helping my mom and gran move …

Episode 104 - Fortune Shumba

August 6th, 2021

1:41:10

Fortune Shumba is a musician and brand strategist. The soulful singer has had an incredible journey fraught with highs and lows that's lead her to a …

Bonus: A-fucking-gain

July 30th, 2021

30:07

In the words of Jasmine Masters, "Nothing new, nothing changed, same old shit."

Bonus: One Must Imagine Sisyphus Hopeful

July 23rd, 2021

11:32

Vibes are bad. Times are hard. 

We'll hopefully be back to regularly scheduled programming next week. 

Bonus: Who gives a fuck what Ja Rule thinks at a time like this?

July 16th, 2021

27:18

I know nobody really gives a fuck what a comedian/podcaster has to say at a time like this, but here's how this week played out for me and some of my thoughts on the chaos. 

Episode 103 - Stiff Pap

July 9th, 2021

1:12:44

Stiff Pap is an electronic music duo made up of Ayema Problem and Jakinda. The post-kwaito musicians recently released their second album TUFF TIME$ and it's taking the internet by storm. It's the only place they can …

Bonus: COVID (nearly) killed the podcast star

July 2nd, 2021

46:07

Ok, I'm being a bit dramatic with the title, but yeah, I've got COVID. It's not a vibe. 

Thankfully, I haven't had as rough a go of it as many other …

Episode 102 - Rofhiwa Maneta

June 25th, 2021

1:41:37

Rofhiwa Maneta is a writer and arts and culture journalist. He's been incredibly influential in documenting SA's cultural scene over the years. …

Episode 101 - Caryn Welby-Solomon

June 18th, 2021

1:09:24

Caryn Welby-Solomon is an entertainment journalist and podcaster. Like many of us, Caryn saw her life turned upside down when lockdown hit. After …

Episode 100 - The Retrospective

June 11th, 2021

2:02:38

Holy shit, we fucking did it. 100 canonical episodes of a podcast that nobody asked for but now you can't live without, right? Well, I can't.

This is …

Bonus: Have you heard the gospel of Bo Burnham?

June 4th, 2021

24:08

Hey team, no new interview today as I'm working on episode 100 and the ARTLAB speech needs a lot more time in the editing process than I originally …

Episode 98 - Vulane Mthembu

May 21st, 2021

1:55:43

Vulane Mthembu is a musician and someone I'm convinced is trying to bring about Skynet. You might know him from his work with BIG FKN GUN and

Episode 97 - Kai Pretorius

May 14th, 2021

1:18:36

Kai Pretorius is a dancer and teacher. Originally from Ramsgate, Kai now calls Amsterdam home after growing up in Durban. While Durban gave her a …

Episode 96 - Tell Us More Crossover

May 7th, 2021

1:32:09

Tell Us More is a podcast hosted by comedian, writer, and TV personality Mojak Lehoko. Mojak and I have interviewed each other on our respective podcasts before so we figured we'd team up to give you the crossover …

Episode 95 - Paul Gioia

April 30th, 2021

1:19:31

Paul Gioia is a musician, teacher, and recording studio owner. He's the guitarist and singer for ATFN, a punk-influenced prog band that was formed …

Episode 94 - Loyiso Gola

April 23rd, 2021

1:08:09

Loyiso Gola is a comedian. The twice Emmy-nominated host of Late Night News with Loyiso Gola has had a phenomenal career. He's travelled the world …

Episode 93 - Sibaphiwe Matiyela

April 16th, 2021

1:23:37

Sibaphiwe "Sibs" Matiyela is a voice-over artist and newsreader. You'll probably recognise her dulcet tones from 5FM although she's had an impressive …

Episode 92 - Nax

April 9th, 2021

1:38:17

Nax (Matthieu "Makkie" Auriacombe) is a musician and producer. Born in France but raised in Pretoria, Nax was destined to make music due to his dad, his uncle, and his brother (Johan Auriacombe) all being musicians. His …

Bonus: April's Fool.

April 2nd, 2021

38:39

Hey team, no guest this week due to a scheduling conflict so it's just you and I once again.

I answer listener questions, discuss Helen Zille's new …

Episode 91 - Werner Olckers

March 26th, 2021

2:09:18

Werner Olckers is a musician, marketing manager, and sneaker enthusiast. You might remember him as the frontman for the indie-pop band Wrestlerish. Or you might have bought some sneakers from him at his sneaker …

Bonus: Pack it up, pack it in, let me begin.

March 19th, 2021

22:49

Hey team,


No guest this week as I've been helping my gran pack her house, working on the website, and focusing on some personal projects.

Click play if you want about some of those projects and the week that was/n't.


Episode 90 - Hallie Haller

March 12th, 2021

1:16:44

Hallie Haller is a writer, director, and creative strategist who cares about media, the future and you. She is the writer and director of the utterly charming short film, Belovely, and is currently working on a couple …

Bonus: A stroke of bad luck.

March 5th, 2021

24:12

Hey team, no guest this week as my gran suffered a stroke over the weekend.

I address what happened in this podcast and also try to entertain you a little with ramblings on letting people hate things, The Office, and …

Episode 89 - ByJono

February 26th, 2021

1:21:48

Jonathan Ferreira aka ByJono is a photographer, content creator, and streamer. Jono started his career with a passion for documenting the scene in his hometown of PE. He has gone on to become one of the most …

Episode 88 - Conrad Koch

February 19th, 2021

1:13:01

Conrad Koch is a comedian and ventriloquist with a background in anthropology. You probably know Chester Missing, one of Conrad's creations who has …

Episode 87 - DORMANTYOUTH

February 12th, 2021

1:20:12

DORMANTYOUTH aka Thelma Ndebele is a DJ and an architect. Weirdly enough, it was through doing their dissertation that they became a DJ (or "clang curator" as they put it), but I'm gonna let them tell you that story on …

Episode 86 - Rose Bonica

February 5th, 2021

1:20:29

Rose Bonica is a music producer, 3D animator, and owner of the record label Roses are Red. In the four years that she's been making music, Rose has quickly become your favourite producer's favourite producer with her …

In Memory of Nas Hoosen

January 29th, 2021

1:25:43

On the evening of Monday 25 January 2021, Nas Hoosen passed away due to complications with COVID-19. Nas was an incredible storyteller who mostly …

Episode 85 - Sia & Big Sexy

January 22nd, 2021

1:19:12

Sia and Big Sexy are pornstars. They're a couple in their mid-30s who have both tried their hands at a variety of careers before finding success with sex work. While they were already in the industry before COVID hit, …

Episode 84 - Dylan Buckle (Noobslice)

January 15th, 2021

1:06:11

Dylan Buckle aka Noobslice is the events manager for South African esports company ATK. He started out his career in esports as one of the early adopters of streaming in South Africa. Dylan steadily built his name and …

Episode 83 - ANG

January 8th, 2021

1:14:27

ANG (Angela Weickl) is a DJ and the Culture and Network Manager at Levi's Haus of Strauss Africa- a job she was uniquely qualified for after 15 years …

Bonus: Top 10 of 2020

January 1st, 2021

38:41

A somewhat positive look back at the top 10 things that got me through 2020. 


Episode 82 - Parabyl

December 11th, 2020

1:08:11

Parabyl (Ciarán Slemon) is an electronic music producer and tech-loving autodidact who has spent countless hours behind the PC either creating art or absorbing as much information as possible. It's probably why he's …

Episode 81 - Moonchild Sanelly

December 4th, 2020

1:01:40

Moonchild Sanelly is an icon.  There's just no other way to put it. How many other South African artists do you know who have worked with Beyonce, Gorillaz, and Diplo? On top of that, she has her own clothing label and …

Episode 80 - FonZo

November 26th, 2020

1:07:32

FonZo is a rapper and producer from Cape Town who put out one of the dopest rap releases in SA this year with his album, 'Days of the Future Past'.  He's been taking rap seriously since he was 15 and has spent his life …

Episode 79 - Phumlani Pikoli

November 20th, 2020

1:30:59

Phumlani Pikoli is a writer and multimedia artist who has recently been on the receiving end of some "buzz" with the publishing of his debut novel …

Episode 78 - Hannah Shone

November 13th, 2020

1:19:25

Hannah Shone is an illustrator and graphic designer with an incredible sense of humour. Like, if there's one thing I can promise you about this episode, it's that you're going to laugh. When she's not cracking …

Episode 77 - Thanda Kunene

November 4th, 2020

1:21:37

Thanda Kunene is an art director and photographer who is not afraid of discomfort. Thanda is a rather nomadic soul who seems to forever be on the …

Bonus: Ya Like Dags?

October 16th, 2020

26:28

Oh, hey, would you look at that? It's another Bob talks about pop culture whilst the world burns episode. Enjoy. 

Bonus: The So Low Episode

October 9th, 2020

30:13

Hey team,

Things have been a little weird lately which is why I haven't put out a podcast in a couple of weeks. I figured I'd briefly check in with you and let you know how things are going this side. You can expect a …

Episode 76 - Daniel Friedman

September 18th, 2020

1:51:05

Daniel Friedman is a comedian, musician, and writer who you probably know better as Deep Fried Man. Daniel has worn many hats in his career and we take them all off to uncover a career originally built on a love of …

Episode 75 - Kevin Goss-Ross

September 11th, 2020

1:25:19

Kevin Goss-Ross is a photographer who got his start in the moshpits of Durban and is now a creative director at an ad agency in Dublin. Kevin made a name for himself as a photographer who captured debauchery, dicks, and …

Episode 74 - Mbali Ntuli

September 4th, 2020

1:21:15

Mbali Ntuli is a politician who is currently challenging for the leadership of the DA. Considering the DA's history with young black women in their …

Episode 73 - Gilli Apter

August 28th, 2020

1:15:04

Gilli Apter is a comedian, writer, and director who has learned to be patient with her passions. You might have seen Gilli on Trevor Noah's Nationwild or Frizz Pop on Showmax, or on stages all around the country as …

Episode 72 - Carvin Goldstone Returns

August 14th, 2020

1:25:19

Carvin Goldstone is a comedian but you already knew that. Carvin is one of the most successful comedians to come out of Durban. With multiple …

Episode 71 - Red Robyn

August 7th, 2020

59:00

Red Robyn is a singer and multi-instrumentalist from Wentworth who recently moved to Cape Town to pursue her dreams before, well, you know. The …

Episode 70 - Lazola Gola

July 31st, 2020

1:32:20

Lazola Gola is a comedian, writer, and director who first got on stage to tell jokes in high school. While you're never too young to start, you're …

Episode 69 - Kylie Wentzel

July 24th, 2020

1:15:35

Kylie Wentzel is an artist. While she can create art in almost any medium, painting is her first love and what she's most known for. With recent exhibitions at highly acclaimed art spaces and upcoming online exhibitions …

Episode 68 - Patrick Duff

July 16th, 2020

1:22:34

Patrick Duff is the Marketing Director for Vans for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. A pretty big title but the journey to that title began with …

Episode 67 - Tiny Mungwe

July 10th, 2020

1:04:57

Tiny Mungwe is a producer, director, and project manager (among many other job titles) who has been instrumental behind the scenes of some of …

Episode 66 - Matt Knight

June 26th, 2020

1:31:40

Matt Knight is a pastor. Or, as he prefers, a pastor*. The asterisk is because, while Matt does officiate weddings and funerals from time to time, …

The Almost Perfect Audio Press Release

June 19th, 2020

21:27

When launching a brand, there are many different approaches to take to get the word out there about who you are and what you do.

While most companies will write up a press release and send it to all their media …

Episode 65 - Majozi

May 29th, 2020

1:14:12

Majozi is a musician who first shot to fame in 2015 with his debut pop hit "Fire", although he originally started his music career playing in punk …

Episode 64 - Martin Evans

May 22nd, 2020

1:16:29

Martin Evans is a comedian who has grown tired of the grind of the stand-up circuit so he's bought a boat and is looking to sail away the second he gets the chance. Martin is one of the funniest comedians in South …

Episode 63 - Annie Brookstone

May 8th, 2020

1:27:02

Annie Brookstone is a former magazine boss type and current freelance writer and editor who has recently moved from Cape Town to Berlin. Annie pretty much has the dream career as she’s lucked out into watching porn, …

Episode 62 - Schalk Bezuidenhout

May 1st, 2020

1:37:37

Schalk Bezuidenhout is an actor and comedian who has been ridiculously prolific in the decade or so he's been in the game. He's got multiple specials …

Episode 61 - Push Push

April 20th, 2020

1:42:41

Push Push aka Nicci St Bruce is a musician and one of my favourite human beings on planet earth. Although sometimes I wonder if she even is human and from this planet at all. Nicci is a phenom and someone who has lived …

Episode 60 - Jumping Back Slash

April 10th, 2020

1:42:02

Jumping Back Slash is a rather prolific producer and sound engineer who calls Knysna, South Africa home after originally being from a small town in …

BONUS: Bylwansta - Roots Up TV

April 6th, 2020

29:10

To provide the masses with local entertainment during these trying times, we teamed up with Roots Up to bring you this live-streamed interview with Bylwansta ahead of the video drop for his bedroom performance of …

BONUS: Man's Never Been in South Africa When it's Lockdown, ey?

March 27th, 2020

23:59

Feel it, it is here. 


South Africa is officially in lockdown and things feel weird as fuck. This isn't an episode of The Almost Perfect Podcast so much as a diary entry about how I'm feeling and what I'm thinking on …

Episode 59 - Judd Campbell

March 20th, 2020

1:04:15

Judd Campbell is a restaurateur who has been feeding Durbanites for the better part of a decade. While many of you will know Judd from his plethora of coffee shops and restaurants, I doubt you know the story of how Judd …

Episode 58 - Robin Thirdfloor & Rhea Blek

March 13th, 2020

1:12:31

Robin Thirdfloor and Rhea Blek are two of Durban's most original musicians. Back in the day, that would have been a problem but these days Durbanites …

Episode 57 - Kate Pinchuck and Ryan Harduth

February 27th, 2020

1:33:31

It's a two for one special on this episode of The Almost Perfect Podcast. 

Kate Pinchuck is a comedian, actor, writer, and teacher, and Ryan Harduth calls himself a "comedy uncle" but really he's one of the people …

Episode 56 - Birthday Q&A

February 20th, 2020

1:01:56

"And he looks at her and he says 'We're going to a party
It's a birthday party, it's your birthday party
Happy birthday, darling
We love you very, very, very, very, very, very, very much'"

Episode 55 - P-Kuttah

February 12th, 2020

1:14:11

P-Kuttah aka Verdine Peterson is a DJ, producer, and events coordinator based in Jozi but who got his start in music in Durban.  This turntablist extraordinaire is a former SA DJ Champion and SAHHA winner who has been a …

Episode 54 - Cath Jenkin

January 30th, 2020

1:32:27

Cath Jenkin is a freelance writer (and chameleon of sorts) who I used to troll on forums back in the day. I know, shocking. Who would have ever …

Episode 53 - Ebenhaezer Dibakwane

January 22nd, 2020

1:45:05

Ebenhaezer Dibakwane is a comedian and actor who has been on the rise for a minute now but it's been a hell of a journey to get to where he is today. Ebenhaezer grew up religious but found his life falling apart when he …

Episode 52 - Mojak Lehoko

January 15th, 2020

1:36:19

Mojak Lehoko is a comedian, writer, actor, TV presenter, podcaster, and musician. Mojak started out his entertainment career in the rap game before transferring those skills to comedy stages around the country. For my …

Episode 51 - Eric Jansen

January 8th, 2020

1:36:49

Eric Jansen is a lekker ou. That, and an actor and comedian. You've probably seen Eric on your TV screens as part of Trevor Noah's Nationwild on Showmax and as an Afrikaans soapy star on 7de Laan and Binnelanders. Only …

Episode 50 - Muzi

December 19th, 2019

1:33:36

Muzi is a musician who was successful long before you (or I) knew who he was. The DJ, producer, singer, and recent father is starting to blow up in …

Episode 49 - Loyiso Madinga

December 11th, 2019

1:11:40

Loyiso Madinga is a comedian, actor, writer, and MC who I'm pretty certain you're familiar with. Loyiso is one of four South Africans to have a half-hour special with Netflix as part of their Comedians of the World …

Episode 48 - Nipho Hurd

November 27th, 2019

1:21:54

Nipho Hurd is a musician and entrepreneur. If you're a part of the Durban music scene, you've no doubt seen and heard Nipho, either on stage or in the crowd supporting other artists. Nipho puts herself and other artists …

Episode 47 - ByLwansta Returns

November 13th, 2019

1:13:57

ByLwansta has had a rollercoaster of a year which is why the rapper/designer/art director is the first returning guest on The Almost Perfect Podcast. …

Episode 46 - Russel Hlongwane

October 30th, 2019

1:27:15

Russel Hlongwane is a cultural producer and creative industry consultant who has been quite busy behind, and occasionally in front of, the curtains …

Episode 45 - Tasmin Naidoo

October 17th, 2019

1:37:58

Tasmin Naidoo is an illustrator and comic book creator. She's the creator of Avocat and his Gaucrocket and The Rusty Bolt - two very different titles …

Episode 44 - Matthew Rightford/Albany Lore

October 9th, 2019

1:07:33

Matthew Rightford is a musician who creates music under the monicker of Albany Lore. Matthew's music is so smooth and groovy and just hits the right spot for me so he's been on my list for a while. He's recently …

Episode 43 - Sam Turpin

October 2nd, 2019

1:10:48

Sam Turpin is a musician who mostly makes hip-hop music, but not the hip-hop music you’re used to. Sam makes music out of left field that’s inspired by the greats but doesn’t copy them. In this episode, we get into what …

Episode 42 - Jarcque Henning

September 5th, 2019

1:07:26

Jarcque Henning is the owner of a gaming store in Pretoria called HQ Gaming that specialises in Magic: The Gathering. Regular listeners of the …

Episode 41 - The End of the World (As we know it)

August 21st, 2019

54:30

It's another solo episode. This time I go over the Heat City Comedy Festival and my one-man show The End of the World. Putting both together at the …

Episode 40 - Sanele Cele

August 14th, 2019

1:16:20

Sanele Cele is a fashion designer and entrepreneur who has always gone against the grain. His unique hustle has lead to him building a unique career where, along with creating his own highly sought-after label that all …

Episode 39 - Camilla Pontiggia

August 8th, 2019

1:31:03

Camilla Pontiggia is a multi-media artist who mostly wears the hat of filmmaker these days. Camilla recently took the plunge from the safety of …

Episode 38 - Charl Blignaut

July 24th, 2019

49:55

Charl Blignaut is one of the most important people in South African arts and culture but he'll tell you he's just doing his job. Charl is a prolific …

Episode 37 - Q&A

July 10th, 2019

1:25:11

You've probably been wondering what's happening with the podcast. Don't worry, there are still plenty of cool interviews lined up for you but for now …

Episode 36 - Ross Charles

June 19th, 2019

1:35:54

Ross Charles is a musician who recently made the top 16 of The Voice SA. Ross definitely deserves it as he has a phenomenal voice and has been …

Episode 35 - Mx Blouse

June 13th, 2019

1:17:07

Mx Blouse is a musician who took the long road to get there. They started out as a political journalist and then got into fashion journalism, before …

Episode 34 - Keenan Cerff

June 6th, 2019

1:09:42

Keenan Cerff is a comedian who is on the pursuit of happiness, whether it's providing it for others or just doing the one thing that makes him happy- stand up comedy. That pursuit seems to be working out well for Keenan …

Episode 33 - Leah Jazz

May 30th, 2019

1:47:07

Leah Jazz is a comedian, writer, and radio presenter on 5FM. Leah has tried her hand at a few different careers in her 24 years on this planet but seems to have finally found her purpose with comedy and radio. Her path …

Episode 32 - Luke Molver

May 22nd, 2019

2:18:53

Luke Molver is an illustrator, writer, and comic book creator. He's independently created his own universes and pushed his own titles for years, but …

Episode 31 - Jon Shaban

May 15th, 2019

1:22:26

Jon Shaban is a musician who plays both as a solo act and in the band The Shabs. He also has an events company called Sit the Folk Down that …

Episode 30 - Samkelo Gambushe

May 8th, 2019

1:36:57

Samkelo Gambushe aka The Sports Mjita is a sports presenter on Gagasi FM. Samkelo has a passion for radio is one of the most driven and hard-working people I've had the pleasure of working with, and it's paying off for …

Episode 29 - Jess Sole

May 1st, 2019

1:28:05

Jess Sole is an actor and musician who is annoyingly talented, but thankfully she's self-deprecating and self-aware enough to make sure you don't …

Episode 28 - Anna Travers

April 24th, 2019

1:20:15

Anna Travers aka Tigertitz is a tattoo artist who is currently plying her trade at Trade Mark Tattoo. Anna started her journey as a tattoo artist as an apprentice when she was just 18 but took a detour to study for a …

Episode 27 - Matt Olivier

April 21st, 2019

1:26:31

Matt Olivier, along with his brother Luke, owns The Winston Pub, a legendary Durban music venue that has stood the test of time. Matt and his brother took over "The Pub", as it's affectionately called, 6-and-a-half …

Episode 26 - Binwe Adebayo

April 10th, 2019

1:28:29

Binwe Adebayo is a writer, strategist, and academic who is currently using cyber-ethnography to do her masters degree on Black Twitter. Yeah, I had no idea what cyber-ethnography was either, but you'll find out just …

Episode 25 - Cam Lofstrand

April 3rd, 2019

1:45:39

Cam Lofstrand is a musician and illustrator/graphic designer who you’ve probably seen on a stage near you in one of his many, many bands over the years. Cam’s played as either the guitarist or drummer for Black Math, …

Episode 24 - Troy Tesla

March 27th, 2019

1:21:10

Troy Tesla is a stand-up comedian with an incredible amount of hustle. In the few years that he's been in the comedy game, he's carved out his own path by repeatedly knocking on doors until someone lets him in. I admire …

Episode 23 - Caelin Roodt

March 20th, 2019

1:35:03

Caelin Roodt is a photographer who has recently become a Visual Arts student in her 30s, on top of being a single mom and having a 9-5. Caelin is someone I’ve respected and admired for a long time, both for her hustle …

Episode 22 - Kwanda Radebe ft Thami Dlamini

March 13th, 2019

1:40:19

Kwanda Radebe is a comedian who never wants to have a job. Thankfully for him, he's one of the rising stars of the Durban comedy scene so it just …

Episode 21 - Dillan Oliphant

March 6th, 2019

1:19:47

Dillan Oliphant is by far one of the funniest comedians in South Africa. His level of wit his hard to match and he has a knack for really putting you in his world with his stories. And yup, I said stories. If you …

Episode 20 - Colleen Balchin

February 27th, 2019

1:21:20

Colleen Balchin aka Rosie Parade aka Coco is a promoter, DJ, actor, and mama to honeys in Jozi and around the country. Colleen and her partner Ri …

Episode 19 - Nas Hoosen

February 21st, 2019

1:22:42

Nas Hoosen is a cartoonist, writer, and lover of most things nerd culture. I've always enjoyed reading his many opinions online, so it was a real …

Episode 18 - Leigh Vermaak

February 13th, 2019

1:08:54

Leigh Vermaak is one of the smartest and most world-worn people I know. She’s lived a life that’s taken her all around the world and back to Durban, where she now works as a wardrobe and prop stylist. It took her quite …

Episode 17 - Aewon Wolf

February 6th, 2019

1:23:18

I've got a feeling that you probably think you know who Aewon Wolf is. The rapper has been on our TV screens and radio airwaves for years and has …

Episode 16 - Simmi Areff

January 30th, 2019

1:10:56

Simmi Areff is a comedian, podcaster, and maverick. The dude is living that Frank Sinatra life and doing things his way, and he's finding success …

Episode 15 - Sabelo Mkhabela

January 23rd, 2019

1:13:31

Sabelo Mkhabela is one of my favourite music journalists in South Africa. His knowledge and insight into hip-hop, and the way he breaks it all down, make him a valuable asset to the Okay Africa team. He's clearly very …

Episode 14 - Lex LaFoy

January 16th, 2019

1:14:59

Lex LaFoy might be one of the deepest thinkers we've had on the podcast so far. This rapper, activist, graduate, mother, poet, and all-around dope person has just so much of herself to share. She's an eternal student …

Episode 13 - Mitch Harper

January 9th, 2019

2:12:24

Mitch Harper is straight-up one of the most interesting people I know. He’s a multifaceted dude who has had a big impact behind the scenes in Durban. …

Episode 12 - ByLwansta

November 28th, 2018

1:11:57

ByLwansta is straight-up one of my favourite artists in the country. This rapper, producer, designer, video editor, and now promoter is a kindred …

Episode 11 - Jamie de Bruine

November 21st, 2018

50:13

Jamie de Bruin is a model and sports presenter on DYR 105.1. Ok, that's underselling her by quite a large amount. Jamie is Miss Junior South Africa 2016, Miss Africa South 2017, and Miss Africa Tourism World 2017- and …

Episode 10 - Jaedon Daniel

November 14th, 2018

1:22:06

Get to know one of the most exciting musicians to be making music in Durban at the moment in today's podcast. Jaedon Daniel is a phenomenal young …

Episode 9 - Richelieu Beaunoir and Yaaseen Barnes

November 7th, 2018

1:16:15

You’re getting a 2-for-1 special with today’s episode of The Almost Perfect Podcast. I sat down with comedians Richelieu Beaunoir and Yaaseen Barnes …

Episode 8 - Louis de Villiers

October 31st, 2018

1:32:15

Today’s episode is with the artist formerly known as Skullboy, Louis de Villiers. Louis is an artist and graphic designer born in Richard’s Bay, bred …

Episode 7 - Lindy Johnson

October 24th, 2018

1:29:59

I'm going to assume you've at least heard of Lindy Johnson if you haven't yet seen her face on a billboard near you. Lindy is a rising comedy star who is currently on your TV screens (if you have Showmax) thanks to …

Episode 6 - Altaaf Sayed

October 17th, 2018

1:02:26

In today's episode, we learn that it's not what you say but how you say it with Altaaf Sayed. Altaaf is a comedian, strategy consultant, and promoter …

Episode 5 - Thor Rixon

October 10th, 2018

1:11:52

Thor Rixon is one of South Africa's musical treasures. He's an ever-evolving and truly unique character who creates impressive art that often …

Episode 4 - Fuego Heat

October 3rd, 2018

1:05:43

That's right, today I sit down with the man, the myth, the legend, Fuego Heat. If you're a Durban musician, you no doubt know Fuego Heat aka Ryan van Rooyen aka Right Hand Ryan (for those who have been around for a …

Episode 3 - Neil Green

September 26th, 2018

1:05:20

Neil Green is a comedian, radio host, and podcaster- so we have a lot in common. We actually co-host the Live from The Winston podcast together and have been good friends for a long time, so this isn't your standard …

Episode 2 - Bob Perfect

September 19th, 2018

1:02:07

Yeah, you read right. This week's guest is me. I rookied out and didn't get a guest in time for this week's episode, so I improvised and asked my adoring public/a few friends on Facebook to ask me questions to answer on …

Episode 1 - Carvin Goldstone

September 11th, 2018

1:17:26

In the first episode of The Almost Perfect Podcast I get to know Durban's comedy godfather, Carvin Goldstone. We dig into the early days of his …

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