Since joining Fairfax in 1992, Bernard has been an editor and written on education, roads and local politics. These days, he specialises in music and is the senior music writer and reviewer.
Bernard Zuel A collective 100 years of pop on one stage.
Bernard Zuel Electro pop and improvisation from Australia, soul rock from the USA
Bernard Zuel New albums from Ireland, England and the USA tap into a well of sadness and beauty.
Bernard Zuel Over the top in the studio, serene pop on record. A collaboration between two Australian bands doesn't skirt excess, it revels in it.
Bernard Zuel We take new releases from Dave Grohl's Sonic Highways series, And The Kids, Cope Street Parade and Ryley Walker for a spin.
Old time fun
Bernard Zuel There's no great depression in the old school sounds of this middle American.
Bernard Zuel Sharing the stage and his songs, the great songwriter had plenty of people shining.
Bernard Zuel, John Shand New releases by Dwight Yoakam and Tango Saloon reviewed.
What's in a name?
Bernard Zuel There are mixed messages about a farewell concert for one of the giants of metal.
Bernard Zuel You've got to love Sydney, its warts, beauty, football and heartbreak, says a great storyteller.
Anthony Carew, Bernard Zuel, Paul Smith, John Shand We take new releases from Lower Dens, the Prodigy, Super Best Friends, Song Fwaa and Kris Morris for a spin.
Bernard Zuel Two hits of soul power from charismatic singers.
Bernard Zuel Sweat, dance moves and style show that not everything was grim up north in this music-filled film
Bernard Zuel Making the past sound like the present means a musical future for this young old timer.
Bernard Zuel Occasionally, Diana Krall is more often seen, and is at her best, as a very fine jazz musician/singer and interpreter.
Future is past
Melanie Kembrey, Peter Vincent and Bernard Zuel Under-performing ticket sales blamed for the the end of the Future Music Festival.
If ya want my body...
Bernard Zuel The hits, footballs and brothel creepers - all you might want from a pop rock legend's show.
Bernard Zuel Going solo doesn't come cheaply finds the man from Manchester who defined the 1990s.
Annoying gig habits
Bernard Zuel There's no need to stop at annoying selfie sticks when there are so many other annoying things at gigs to ban.
Bernard Zuel No Beach Boys for Brian Wilson on this album but he's not flying this thing alone - expect some unexpected guests.