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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Drake bigger than the Beatles?
Drake bigger than the Beatles?

Drake has become the latest artist after more than five decades to secure the most amount of singles…

Disabled punk rockers to compete in Eurovision

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Finns roll out a night of Kiwi classics

Auckland Zoo a crowded house for family's set of shining songs, writes Lydia Jenkin.

Rockers keeping the faith

Some bands will tell you there is not much point in making records these days — no one buys full-length albums. And yet…

The genius of Sinead O'Connor
The genius of Sinead O'Connor

A couple of topics are off bounds when interviewing Sinead O'Connor - Miley Cyrus to name just one…

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