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The rainbow blues of “De la Rey”2007-03-30 The storm that has broken loose about Bok van Blerk’s rock song “De la Rey” might be an indication that the smoke is starting to come out of the South African volcano again, signifying that the transformation of society after the ...
“De la Rey”: a distracting side show …Seminare en essays 2007-03-21
It took me quiet a while to take the upheaval around the "De la Rey, De la Rey" song in the Afrikaner community, and eventually in broader South African society, seriously. In fact, long after many of my Afrikaner contemporaries were ...
A case for The Heavens May Fall2007-03-21
From Voëlvry to De La Rey: Popular music, Afrikaner Nationalism and lost ironyUniversiteitseminaar | University Seminar 2007-02-28
"The scene is Stilbaai, a predominantly white and Afrikaans holiday town, in the year 2006. A crowd has congregated for a rock show. Zinkplaat, a band from Stellenbosch, plays before the main act, Bok van Blerk."