Dawn Raid celebrates birthday with American success
Dawn Raid celebrates birthday with American success

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Justin Bieber apologises for Japan war shrine trip
Justin Bieber apologises for Japan war shrine trip

Justin Bieber has apologised to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful…

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: Yellow Ostrich, Cosmos
Album review: Yellow Ostrich, Cosmos

Although taking its title from Carl Sagan's 80s television series about the universe, the cosmological and astral references…

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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…

Album review: Greg Fleming, Forget the Past

After his self-described dark rock-noir Edge of the City two years ago, this album sometimes feels comfortable accepting…

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

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

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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 has reportedly cancelled his upcoming New Zealand show. Rascal, a regular New Zealand visitor who was last…

Twelve Questions: Sean James Donnelly
Twelve Questions: Sean James Donnelly

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

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

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

Album review: Cris Cab, Where I belong
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…

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