• Music

    ‘Skyscrapers’ are reaching for the sky!

    At the age of 14, I was more concerned about what to wear to school on “civvies day” and which boy I liked at the time, but these youngsters are dominating the South African music scene. The band consists of singer/songwriter Mila Smith (13), keyboardist Leo Letschert (12) and drummer Dan Buchalter (12).  The trio met at school and formed the band in 2015. The Cape Town-based artists play infectious pop with soul influences – from the hopeful ballad ‘There’s A Light’ to the smooth-sounding, harder-hitting ‘Politicians’. They also constantly experiment with different music styles: from hip-hop to drum ‘n bass. Mila’s voice is mature and has a distractive sound and…