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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Shaggy's bold plan to stop Isis includes reggae and weed
Shaggy's bold plan to stop Isis includes reggae and weed

He's known for penning pop hits like Mr Bombastic, but reggae star Shaggy wants to use his musical talents…

What's Natalia Kills done now?

Natalia Kills took to Instagram to make an announcement just months after being sacked as a judge from local reality show…

Rocker re-releases debut - with one major difference

It's taken 16 years, but rocker Chris Cornell is finally getting the spelling he wanted for his debut solo album. Cornell…

Samoan-Kiwi diva given anthem honours

A Samoan-Kiwi opera singer will perform New Zealand's national anthem at the big showdown at Apia Park today.

Women rockers sell tickets, too
Women rockers sell tickets, too

When Florence and the Machine were elevated last week to the top of the bill at the Glastonbury festival…

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