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T h e h e a r t o f E m a l y t h UR: “ You’ vebeeni nt er est edi nt heunder gr oundscenef orqui t esomet i me.Tel lusabi t mor eaboutwhoyouar eandhow yougoti nvol vedi nt heal t er nat i vecommuni t y.“ SASH: “ Hi ,mynamei sSashandI ’ m amet al head. ” ( sai dwi t hacheekygr i nandf l ashofmet al hor ns) “Igoti nt ot hemet alscenewhenIwasabout f our t een.Myf r i endsbr ot herpl ayedi naband andweusedt ohi tupt heEdenval ebandscene al ot .Imetaf ew peopl e,st ar t edat t endi nggi gs mor er egul ar l yanddi dsomepar tt i meevent or gani si ng/ pr omot i ngandar t i cl ewr i t i ngf or f r i endsandt hei rvar i ouscompani es.Igeta l ongwi t hpeopl ever ywel landt hatl edt obecomi ngqui t ewel lconnect ed.I ’ dhear dand seencompl ai nt si nt hei ndust r yf r om f ans, bandsandor gani ser sf orqui t esomet i me,and f el taf t eraf ew year st hatIhadsomeoft he bestet hi calwaysf ort hel i vegi ggi ngscenet o r un,andsoEmal yt hwasbor n.

Sashqui t aNor t heyi st hef ounderoft heal t er nat i vear t spr omot i onbr and,Emal yt h.Fr om i t si ncept i oni n2009,Emal yt hhasgr owni nt o oneoft hemostdi ver seunder gr oundl abel s i nSout hAf r i ca,encompassi ngawi dear r ay ofbr anchesf r om al t er nat i vemodel sand phot ogr aphy,host i ngonl i vegi gsand event s,bandpr omot i onandmor er ecent l y vi deopr omot i onsofevent s.Wecaughtup wi t hSasht of i ndoutmor eaboutt hi swhi r l wi ndt aki ngt heunder gr oundscenebyst or m

herhugeaspectof Ihostonaver age1gi gamont h,st i l l UR:“Anot UR:“ SoEmal yt hwasst ar t edasan E ma l y t h i s t hemodel sandphomo s t l y a c r o s s G a u t e n g ( F a c t o r y , S u n eventor gani si ngbr and.Ast heyear s t o g r a p h y . Wh a t i s F a c eofEmad o wn e r s , B l a c k D a h l i a e t c ) b u t I j u s t havepr ogr essed,yourgi gshave l y t h a b o u t ? ” r e c e n t l y h o s t e d a v e r y s u c c e s s f u l gr ownqui t esi gni f i cant l y.Tal kus yt hi sact ushow i nDur banatBur n.Thi sevent SASH :FaceofEmal t hr ought hi sj our ney. a l l y a f u n n y s t o r y . I h o n e s t l y h ad wa s r e a l l y s p e c i a l t o me , b e c a u s e t h e SASH:“ Yup,Ist ar t edbydoi ngsmal l n o r e a l c l u e wh a t I wa s g e t t i n g f a mi l y a t B u r n a r e r e a l l y c l o s e t o me , event s,acr ossGaut eng.Fort hef i r st i nt o,andi t st akenonal i f eofi t s ovet hescenedownt her e. f ew year sIhadast r i ct l ynonpr of i t andIl o wn . I h a v e a l wa y s b e e n a n a v i d H o s t i n g a g i g a t B u r n h a s b e e n a et hoswi t hourgi gs,i nwhi chal lt he f a n o f a l t e r n a t i v e p h o t o g r a p h y , d r e a m c o me t r u e , a n d I wa s l u c k y t o doort aki ngswer espl i tequal l y er ced,t at t oo’ speopl eand havedonei tbef or et heycl osedt hei r pi amongstt hebandspl ayi ngatt hat t h i n g s d a r k a n d ma c a b r e.I ’ ve d o o r s f o r e v e r . We h a v e s o me v e r y per f or mance,t heonl ycostdeduct ed h a d a l o n g i n f a t u a t i o n wi t h a r t b i g o n e d a y e v e n t s l i k e o u r b i a n n u a l wer ef orsound/ venuef ees.If el tt hi s i s t s l i k e L o u i s R o y o , V i c t o r i a A r t s E x p o s ( t h i s y e a r y o u c a n c a mp wast hebestwayf orbandst or eal i se ancesandNat al i eShau.Iknew oo)andourcl osi ngeventof2011, Fr t hatt heycoul dn’ tbedemandi ngr i - t S o u t h A f r i c a h a d a ver yl i mi t ed L a s t B l a s t , h o s t e d 2 3 b a n d s a n d t wo di cul ousamount sf orgi gs,andt o a l t e r n a t i v e mo d e l b a s e , a n d I s t a g e s . show or gani ser st hatyoucanhave k n e w s o me g i r l s wh o wo u l d b e successf ulshowsandpayal lbandson p e r f e c t a n d v e r y k e e n t o d o a l We ’ r e h o p i n g t o ma k e o u r e v e n t s t hebi l l .Thi shaschangedf or2012.I t e r n a t i v e s h o o t s . I r a n my i d e a b e t t e r e v e r y s h o w, we ’ v e r e c e n t l y r eal i sedt hebr andneedst ogr ow ew peopl eandsuddenl y st ar t edscout i ngf orsponsor st omake pastaf mor ei nor dert omakei tbet t er ,we F a c e o f E ma l y t h wi t h s p a wn e d . f a n s mo r e k e e n o n a t t e n d i n g s h o ws al soneededt omakeabi tofmoney deai st ogetupcomi ngphor i vet oi ncl udeadi ver se,var i - Thei of fshowst oi nvestbacki nt oEmal yt h andst t o g r a p h e r s , mo d e l s , ma k e up e t y o f a s p e c t s a t o u r e v e n t s , l i k e t oal l ow bet t erpr omot i on,mer chana r t i s t s a n d c l o t h i n g d e s i g n e r st o s t a l l s a n d s i d e s h o ws a n d we a l wa y s di seet c.Sowe’ vechangedourpol i cy c o me t o g e t h e r a n d c r e a t e a h a v e a p h o t o g r a p h e r o n b o a r d t o t osayt hataf t eral lcost soft heshow ,of f er i ngt hei rski l l sf orf r ee capt ur et heOSSUMNESS.Ourbi ggest shoot ar ecover ed,Emal yt handal lbands s o e a c h p a r t y c a n u s e t h e p h o t o s g o a l a n d e t h o s wi t h g i g s i s t o p u s h per f or mi ngr ecei veequalspl i t s.Asf ar i n t h e i r p o r t f o l i o s . p r o f e s s i o n a l i s m a mo n g s t b a n d s a n d aswecansee,t hat ’ st hemostet hi ot heror gani ser sbutset t i ngast ancalwayt odoashow. dar d.“


I nt er vi ew Emal yt ht hent akest hei magesand publ i ci sest hem t oourbr oadanddi ver sef anbase,i nt hehopesof gi vi ngourcont r i but or sachanceat expandi ngt hei rhor i zons. .Iknew how har di twasf orcont r i but or st o f i ndmodel sandphot ogr apher st o shoot ,soIt houghi twoul dbea gr eatnet wor ki ngoppor t uni t y.I thas t akenof fr eal l ywel l ,andt heset swe ar er ecei vi nghavemat ur ed,Iam r eal l yast oundedbysomeoft he shoot s.FaceofEmal yt hi sr unbya popul arSout hAf r i canal t er nat i ve model ,Aut r um Regi na.Shecoor di nat esandpai r st eamsf oral lt he set s,aswel lashandl esbooki ngswe getf r om peopl ewhowantt ouse t hegi r l si nt hei rshows.Wegetal ot ofr equest st odof ashi onshows,and havet hegi r l shandoutf r eebi eset c. Laur enal soscout sf orsponsor sf or t hecont r i but or sandhandl esal l r oundpubl i ci t yofFaceofEmal yt h. Shei swor ki ngext r emel yhar don pushi ngt hepr oj ectt oi nt er nat i onal st andar dsaswel laspushi ngour et hosofpr of essi onal i sm. When peopl et hi nkofSout hAf r i canal t er nat i vemodel s,wewantt hem t o t hi nkt hewor dEMALYTH. ”

Pr of essi onal i sm i ssoi mpor t ant ,and somany bands/ model s/ phot ogr apher sdon’ t r eal i set hei mpl i cat i onsofsmal l t hi ngs:conf i r mi ngi ngoodt i me,ar r i vi ngont i me,sel f pr omot i onet c.at t heendoft heday,we’ r eal lher e t r yi ngt odoonet hi ng:putSout h Af r i caont hemapandwhenwegoup ont hatmap,weneedt oensur e we’ r eabl et ocompet e.Peopl eal so needt or eal i set hatsomet i messhi t happens,andweneedt obeunder st andi ngandf l exi bl ewheni tdoes. hmm.WhatdoIdoatEmal yt h? Al mostever yt hi ng!AsIment i oned, Aut r um Regi nat akescar eofFaceof Emal yt h,andt headver t i si ngofgi r l s, butIscoutf orf eat ur esanddopr omot i onf ort hatbr anch,pl ust hegi gs. Idot hei nt er vi ewsf orEmal yt hLi ve! andsomet i mest her ecor di ngs( whi ch i swhyt heyar esomet i messoshaky) . Ior gani seandpr omot eal lt heevent s wehost ,aswel lasgener alpr omot i on oft hebr and,andscout i ngofsponsor s,bands,model s,phot ogr apher s et c. ”

UR:“ Emal yt hobvi ousl ykeepsyou ver ybusy,butweknow youhavesever alot hert al ent sunderyourbel t .Besi desEmal yt h,whatdoyoudo?” SASH:“ BydayIam aHi ghSchool Hi st or yt eacher .Thi st akesupmaj or i t y ofmyt i me.Iam ver ypassi onat e aboutmysubj ectandt hel essonswe canl ear nf r om i t .Iadvocat esoci al awar enessandIhaveaspeci alr el at i onshi pwi t hmyki ds.Ipl anonchangi ngt hewayt hewor l dwor ks,notj ust i nourmusi cscene,butbycr eat i nga gener at i onofr at i onal ,cr t i t i calf r eet hi nker s.Ial somanageaPr et or i a basedDeat hMet alBand,Ki l l at or i a. They’ r eaf ungr oupoft eenswhoar e t hemostpassi onat epeopl ei nt er msof cr eat i ngmet al ,Il ovewat chi ngt hem pl ayandl i st eni ngt ot hei rmusi c,soI f i gur edof f er i ngt hem myski l l sasa managerwoul dhel pl etever yoneel se enj oyt hei rmusi cl i keIdo. Themanagi ngcomesundermyr ol eofappr ent i ce asG.Pr omot i ons,anot herl ocalpr o UR:“Runni ngabr andl i ket hi scant mot i onandadmi ni st r at i onbr and. beeasy.Whatcompl i cat i onsdoyou Ever yf ew mont hsIt r ysqueezeoutan r uni nt o,andwhatexact l ydoyou ar t i cl ef oraf ew publ i cat i onsIf r eecont r olatEmal yt h?” l ancef or ,andi m acompl et eFRI NGE SASH:“ I t snotatal l .Thebi ggest addi ct ,sowheni m notatgi gsor setbackwef acei speopl ebei ngun- mar ki ngt est si m cuddl i ngi nmybed pr of essi onal ,andnotwi l l i ngt onewi t hf r i ngeupont hepr oj ect or . got i at e. UR:“You’ vej ustst ar t edavi deo pr oj ectcal l edEmal yt hLi ve! , whi chpr omot esandshowcases gi gsi nSout hAf r i ca.Whati syour vi si onf ort hi snew pr oj ect ?” SASH:“ Emal yt hLi vei savi deo pr oj ectdesi gnedt oshow t he wor l dhow ki ckassl i vegi gsand event scanbei nSout hAf r i ca. We’ r est i l li nt het est i nggr ounds, f i gur i ngoutwhatwor ksandwhat doesn’ t ,butcur r ent l yonouryout ubechannelwehavei nt er vi ews andcl i psofbandspl ayi ngat event s.Wewantt ocapt ur et he headbangi ngi ng,beerguzzl i ng spi r i toff el l owshi pt hati sr i f e wi t hi nourcommuni t y.Wehavea f ew vol unt eer swhoedi tr ecor d andedi tt hecl i ps,andeachvi deo hasabackt r ackofal ocalband, f ort heext r apr omot i onoft he ki ckassbandswehave.


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