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Chris Brown's gross jail cake
Chris Brown's gross jail cake

Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own "spread cake": chocolate, peanut butter, bread…

Lorde reveals Hunger Games track
Lorde reveals Hunger Games track

Lorde has revealed the title of her single from the new Hunger Games soundtrack, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

Pink Floyd unveil new album art
Pink Floyd unveil new album art

From the iconic prism of The Dark Side of the Moon to Animals' inflatable pig, the intentions behind Pink Floyd's striking…

Swift's secret party for fans
Swift's secret party for fans

Taylor Swift launched her new album with a secret listening party for fans at her Los Angeles home on Saturday.

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Run the Jewels, Joey Bada$$ to tour

Run the Jewels, Joey Bada$$ to tour

Rap fans will be rejoicing this morning with news that rap duo Run the Jewels and New York upstart Joey Bada$$ are coming to New Zealand for a joint show together. As was rumoured by nzherald.co.nz two weeks ago…

Oboe concerto enchanting

Oboe concerto enchanting

The opportunity to hear Richard Strauss' gorgeous Oboe Concerto is not to be passed over lightly and, with Thomas Hutchinson as soloist, it was an irresistible drawcard for Bach Musica's Oboe....

12 Questions: John Rowles

12 Questions: John Rowles

After decades of performing in Hawaii and Australia, John Rowles is now back living in the Te Atatu home until he begins a tour with Elvis Presley’s band next month.

Alicia Keys posts nude selfie

Alicia Keys posts nude selfie

She has an audience of millions across the world and now plans to use them for greater good.

Angry fans blast Lauryn Hill

Angry fans blast Lauryn Hill

Frustrated fans of Lauryn Hill took to Twitter last night to criticise the singer after she arrived an hour and a half late for a show at the O2 Brixton Academy.

Review: The Eggner Trio

Review: The Eggner Trio

In a week that sees the city hosting three piano trio concerts, the Eggners, in the Town Hall last Tuesday night, came across as the classical equivalent of stadium stars. The Austrian brothers are the epitome of hip elegance…

Swift calls Lorde 'a special girl'

Swift calls Lorde 'a special girl'

Taylor Swift has spoken about her friendship with Lorde, calling her a "very special girl".

Live review: Neil Finn and Bic Runga

Live review: Neil Finn and Bic Runga

The last time Neil Finn wandered up the road to the Powerstation was for a charity Christmas gig. This one, the third night of a five-show national tour, was supposedly a more serious affair. Well, it was election night…

New David Bowie album coming 'soon'

New David Bowie album coming 'soon'

David Bowie's producer Tony Visconti has confirmed rumours the reclusive rock star is planning to release another new album. Visconti, who worked on Bowie's 2013 comeback record The Next Day , has stated there will "definitely"…

History of Kiwi women in song

History of Kiwi women in song

Rachel Dawick isn't a historian but her new album The Boundary Riders is an invaluable body of work that traverses genres and captures the untold stories of Kiwi pioneer women. Released on Friday, September 19 - the date…

Classic CD: Bruckner Symphony No.9

Classic CD: Bruckner Symphony No.9

Claudio Abbado regularly appears in the shameless shuffle of Sky Arts' repeat screenings, most recently conducting Brahms, Schoenberg and Beethoven at the 2013 Lucerne Festival. This concert, together with performances…

From fear to ecstasy

From fear to ecstasy

Unlike a high-wire walker, I don't think any musician strikes the wires of a piano or draws a bow across a violin's strings primarily for the kick of an adrenalin fix. There is danger on stage, but dropped notes are not…

Rolling Stones tease NZ fans with video

Rolling Stones tease NZ fans with video

As New Zealand waits patiently for Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie to come Down Under, the Rolling Stones have released a teaser video for their upcoming 14 On Fire Tour.

Five things to do this weekend

Five things to do this weekend

We all know Chi-town homies are the craziest, and tomorrow night, one of Chicago's finest is gracing the stage at the Powerstation.

Playlist: Ten Mariah Carey chart-toppers

Playlist: Ten Mariah Carey chart-toppers

To quote the 2012 movie Pitch Perfect: "Synchronized lady dancing to a Mariah Carey chart-topper is not lame!" ... ehem ... yes, right.

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