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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Twenty years since rock star disappeared
Twenty years since rock star disappeared

The sister of missing Manic Street Preachers lyricist Richey Edwards has revealed her family's battle…

Tattletale Saints go marchin' in

When CY Winstanley and Vanessa McGowan packed their belongings and left Auckland last year to chase a dream in Nashville…

Career hopes after vid goes viral

The man whose piano-playing prowess became an internet sensation is a holidaying English sparkie who can't read music.

Conductor drops dead in front of audience

An Israeli conductor collapsed and died in the middle of a performance as horrified audience members looked on.

Review: Paul Simon and Sting
Review: Paul Simon and Sting

Paul Simon and Sting sound like a somewhat unlikely pairing. But more than 40 years on, their musical…

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