Joining us on the couch is South Africa’s youngest indie-pop band, Skycrapers. They are not even in high school yet but they are already producing and releasing their own music.
The bands consists of 3 members who are, 13 year old singer/songwriter Mila Smith, 12 year old keyboard player Leo Letschert, and 12 year old drummer Dan Buchalter. The three young Cape Tonians formed the band back in 2015, their sound has been described as pop with influences of soul. ‘Just Kids’ is the band’s first official single, it has been making i’s rounds on the 5fm playlist, it is also climbing the charts on other stations such as Jacaranda fm, and Algoa fm, amongst many more.
Due to the fact that they are all so young, they get assistance from Sade Ross and musician Nathan Woodman, for vocal coaching, and helping to grow and mature their music, as well as showing them different styles and sounds to music. They are also helped by their manger, is the mother of keyboard player Leo, she is also the founder of the Littlegig music fesitval.