This month’s playlist is shortish, sharpish and summerish. There’s love and sex, hope, freedom and swimming—and maybe also a little bit of music made by men who have recently given up the ghost but left much behind.
Another year is ending and so we watch and wait and hold thumbs that things can only get better …
- Tymon Smith is a member of The JRB Editorial Advisory Panel, and a freelance journalist who writes about the arts and South African history. Previously the literary editor of the Sunday Times, he is the recipient of a silver Standard Banks Arts Journalist of the Year Award for feature writing. He was the head researcher for the interactive DVD Between Life and Death: Stories from John Vorster Square, and is working on a book about the Johannesburg police station.