History made: SXSW 2009, Austin, Texas
History made: SXSW 2009, Austin, Texas

David Dallas travelled to Austin Texas in 2009 to play SXSW

Concert review: Nas' Illmatic, Austin, Texas
Concert review: Nas' Illmatic, Austin, Texas

"Smarten up, Nas." With one line from Takeover , the savage takedown of the Queensbridge native who arguably still held…

SXSW: Bigger than Texas
SXSW: Bigger than Texas

My son asked for a space-themed birthday party this year. Sounds quite simple but there is much more to it than you'd think…

Jay-Z's full SXSW showcase hits web (+10 links)

Jay-Z's full SXSW concert, a new Battleship trailer and Zowie's new single all feature in this compilation of the best links…

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Did anyone miss the Big Day Out?
Did anyone miss the Big Day Out?

Did the lack of a Big Day Out go unnoticed this year? Or were you in a puddle of tears on January 16?…

Meet the new Kriss Kross

Remember Kriss Kross? Those two-hit wonders who wore all their clothes backwards and wanted to "warm it up" and "make you…

Review: Flying Lotus cures Laneway hangover

Didn't get enough at Laneway? Flying Lotus kept the party going with his very own sideshow at Auckland's Powerstation. Rachel…

Pregnant Love used heroin

Courtney Love used heroin while pregnant.

Album review: Lupe Fiasco, Tetsuo & Youth
Album review: Lupe Fiasco, Tetsuo & Youth

In his early days, Lupe Fiasco was billed as a mini-Kanye, full to the brim with self-aware raps and…

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