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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National's 'Eminem-esque' track pulled
National's 'Eminem-esque' track pulled

The company behind the National Party's campaign ad music has urgently pulled the track from use after…

Courtney Barnett brings the quirk to first NZ show

Courtney Barnett is playing her first New Zealand show tonight. Rachel Bache caught up with the Aussie singer.

Eminem didn't initiate legal action

Legal action against the National Party for using a song by US rap star Eminem was not initiated by the singer, but by one…

Barnesy's back after bomb scares and surgery

Jimmy Barnes is coming back for a New Zealand tour in November - right after he recovers from back surgery in a Sydney hospital…

[LIVE STREAM] The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 2015 season launch
[LIVE STREAM] The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 2015 season launch

On Thursday September 25 the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra will launch their 2015 season with a special…

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