Album review: Kelis, Food
Album review: Kelis, Food

Mixing southern fried chicken with molecular gastronomy might seem unpalatable, but when 34-year-old New Yorker Kelis does…

Album review: Damon Albarn, Everyday Robots
Album review: Damon Albarn, Everyday Robots

Well, he certainly took his time. After all, Damon Albarn's been nothing short of prolific during his post-Blur period…

Outkast, Lily Allen headline Splendour in the Grass
Outkast, Lily Allen headline Splendour in the Grass

Outkast will headline Australian music festival Splendour In The Grass, but the chances of Andre 300 and Big Boi heading…

Lorde books major US festival despite illness
Lorde books major US festival despite illness

Being sick hasn't stopped Lorde from booking a slot at another major festival later in the year.

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video Katy Perry's Birthday teaser
Katy Perry's Birthday teaser

Is that really Katy Perry? Yes. The pop star plays five different roles in the new trailer for her upcoming…

Vinyl fans turn tables on progress

Auckland institution Real Groovy Records is proving a long player in a world of changing music technology, writes Peter…

YouTube sensation Bangs plots one-off NZ show

A viral internet hit has turned into a viable hip-hop career for Bangs , who is promising to perform in New Zealand next…

Doctors, parents order Lorde off stage

Lorde has apologised to fans after postponing her up-coming Australian tour under medical advice, with doctors ordering…

Dizzee Rascal cancels NZ show
Dizzee Rascal cancels NZ show

Dizzee Rascal has reportedly cancelled his upcoming New Zealand show. Rascal, a regular New Zealand…

Twelve Questions: Sean James Donnelly

Songwriter SJD mixes electronica with beautiful melodies and thoughtful lyrics. Last year's Taite Music Prize winner, he…

Coachella a hit for brands

When it started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65.

Neil Young releases surprise new album online

Neil Young has followed Beyonce's pre-Christmas example and released a new album online without any fanfare. The veteran…

Flip Grater: A lull after the rush of Paris life

Flip Grater found Paris more of a challenge than she expected.Flip Grater has spent the past few weeks regaling journalists…

Album review: Linda Ronstadt, Duets
Album review: Linda Ronstadt, Duets

This album of duets wasn't Linda Ronstadt's idea. It was at the behest of the record label, as these…

Album review: Cris Cab, Where I belong

Cris Cab's debut album could easily be written off as a bunch of cheesy reggae-infused pop songs, not unlike Peter Andre's…

Classic CD: The sublime to the simply dull

Vladimir Ashkenazy: Walking in the Air (Decca) Stars: 2/5 Busoni: Late Piano Music (Hyperion) Stars: 5/5 Verdict: Two…

In times of war and peace

Last week, in the University of Auckland Music Theatre, Morag Atchison revealed why she is one of the country's top sopranos…

Paul Potts - funny and sweet

Almost exactly seven years ago I sat in a room in a fancy Auckland hotel with a funny, sweet, roundish little fellow who…

Acts causing Coachella FOMO
Acts causing Coachella FOMO

Tomorrow in the Californian desert Coachella continues into it's second weekend of festival fun.

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Win a double pass to Splore with nzherald.co.nz Sundae Sessions
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