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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Pharrell in court over Blurred Lines case
Pharrell in court over Blurred Lines case

Pharrell Williams says he was trying to evoke the feel of Marvin Gaye's music but did not copy the late…

Kanye's latest rant might be his best yet

Kanye West has outdone himself with another lengthy rant in which he claims he wants to be "greater than Picasso".

Lake Street Dive: Diving into the mix

Diving into The Auckland Arts Festival is bringing in two American indie bands who like to mix things up musically. Lydia…

Australia's controversial Eurovision contestant revealed

He was the first ever Australian Idol winner and now he'll be the first ever Australian entrant at the Eurovision Song Contest. After…

Jessie J's free AK gig - win tickets
Jessie J's free AK gig - win tickets

Three years after she was forced to cancel her first New Zealand show, British pop star Jessie J is…

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