Concert review: Hugh Laurie
Concert review: Hugh Laurie

There was more laughter in the first half hour of Hugh Laurie's musical debut on New Zealand soil than at some comedy shows…

Record label denies rock band's tribute to dead bassist
Record label denies rock band's tribute to dead bassist

It was both a touching tribute to a departed band member, and a surprising insight for fans clamouring to hear material…

A tenor's worth - for free
A tenor's worth - for free

British tenor Paul Potts brought tears to the eyes of 60 patients of Mercy Hospice in Auckland.

Kiwi acts rock at Coachella
Kiwi acts rock at Coachella

Kiwi artists Lorde and The Naked and Famous didn't disappoint during their weekend appearance at the Coachella Music Festival…

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Tour news: Ed Sheeran confirms free NZ show
Tour news: Ed Sheeran confirms free NZ show

Ed Sheeran will play a one-off show for free in Auckland later this month. The British singer-songwriter…

Stones confirm NZ date

The band, fronted by Mick Jagger, will perform at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday, November 22, a press released…

AC/DC - set to be unplugged?

Australian rock band AC/DC is set to announce their retirement, media reports say.

From Glass to McGlashan, a mix without borders

Auckland Chamber Orchestra always comes up with programming that takes little heed of barriers and borders. So it was with…

Lily Allen: I nearly died
Lily Allen: I nearly died

British pop star Lily Allen has opened up about the heartbreak of losing her unborn son, claiming the…

video Nirvana, KISS and Cat Stevens enter Rock Hall of Fame

Nirvana, KISS, Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates and more are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York.

Lorde + Nirvana? Bad idea

Nirvana's Rock Hall of Fame performance should never have happened, writes Chris Schulz.

photos Photos: Coachella Festival 2014

Performances and all the action at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in California.

Tour news: Chali 2na cancels NZ shows

Jurassic 5's Chali 2na has cancelled his two solo New Zealand shows. The MC was due to play at The Studio in Auckland on…

Laurie pokes fun at our accent
Laurie pokes fun at our accent

Hugh Laurie has been in New Zealand for just a day and he's already making fun of us.

5 must-watch Coachella sets

Couldn't make it to Coachella? Neither could we. But we could still tune in thanks to the festival's great livestreams…

Butler intent on serving purpose

In the 18 years since John Butler was first noticed busking in Fremantle, Perth, the trio that bears his name have gone…

Pulp voted Britpop's best

Pulp's Common People has been voted the best of Britpop in a poll held to mark 20 years since the musical movement's heyday. The…

Steve Earle: America for real

NO subject - be it family, money, his job or politics - is off limits in a conversation with Steve Earle, if you can get…

Liam Finn: Daredevil walks a tightrope
Liam Finn: Daredevil walks a tightrope

Liam Finn's penchant for experimentation shines, notes Paula Yeoman.

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