And the nominees are…

What an awesome surprise to find myself nominated for two South African Music Awards today! Yowza and Yippee!

Dear Reader, with ‘Rivonia’, has been nominated for ‘Best Female Artist’ and ‘Best Alternative Album’.

More on this year’s nominees here:


Dear Reader on Arte!

Cheri here, sending heady greetings from Nairobi, where the weather is fine and the people are so wonderfully friendly.

And in the meantime, while I’m adventuring here in Kenya, Dear Reader is on tv!

Here is a link to watch our concert at Berlin Live on Arte.

Sawa sawa!

Thank yous all round!

We’re happily snuggled up at home after a wonderful tour, and what a bloody marvelous time we had!

A huge thank you to the promoters who invited us, to the beautiful Lost Lander, to everyone in our team – both on stage and off, and to all of you who came to listen and applaud. we feel so extremely lucky.

To see some pictures from the tour, click on the picture below…

what a kick off!

goodness, what a wonderful whirlwind the last three days have been! thank you ever so much to everyone who came out to our shows in nürnberg, stuttgart and regensburg. three wonderful shows to kick off our run! our hearts are very full.

Best Music Short!

Our video for ‘Took Them Away’ won the BEST MUSIC SHORT award last night at the London Short Film Festival. A hefty “well done!” to Rob Savage and the whole team! So cool to see your amazing work being recognised.

Here’s the video for you to see if you haven’t. Or again. Again is also good.

Lost Lander are coming out from across the pond!

I’m so excited that our wonderful friends from Portland, Lost Lander will be joining us on tour next week! You can find all things LL related here!

And here are the upcoming dates. We hope to see you there!

15.01.14 Nürnberg, Muz
16.01.14 Stuttgart, Pop Freaks
17.01.14 Regensburg, Alte Mälzerei
18.01.14 Mannheim, Alte Feuerwach
19.01.14 Frankfurt, Brotfabrik
21.01.14 Aachen, Musikbunker
22.01.14 Bochum, Bahnhof Langdreer
23.01.14 Halle, Objekt 5
24.01.14 Bremen, Tower
25.01.14 Osnabrück, Kleine Freiheit