Arne Sjostedt You never really know what's going to happen to you - take it from Canadian born musician Garrett Kato.
Dan Bigna Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell will be performing a show at Llewellyn Hall on December 3 to promote his latest album, Higher Truth.
We chat to lead singer of The Naddiks, Joel Steenbergen.
Bernard Zuel and Craig Mathieson From the international breakthrough of eight-time nominee Courtney Barnett to Tame Impala's warped psychedelia and Meg Mac's rise, it's been a great year for home-grown music.
Daren Levin A pre-recorded video of the Hoff in a leather jacket, straddling his black Pontiac Trans-Am, is the electronic duo's perfect crowd warmer.
Kate Kingsmill Kiwi, whose path to global recognition was launched from Melbourne, surprised by success.
Mick Daley's moving away from country rock'n'roll towards a a dirtier, less wholesome sound.
Bernard Zuel and Craig Mathieson Beyond Courtney Barnett, who else is breaking, or about to break and needs to be heard?
Hitting the right note
BERNARD ZUEL Musicians who love their sport so much they have to get involved.
Dan Bigna The third annual Canberra Beer Week was on this week, with about 50 events across the city.
Arne Sjostedt Widely dispersed members gathered in Western Australia for first new work in four years.
Arne Sjostedt Band frontman Tryone Lindqvist says audiences in North America even knew the words to their songs.
We go on the road with four-piece, all-girl protest band Glitoris.
Greg Chamberlain Combining blistering banjo, affecting melodies and a keen sense of humour, Mustered Courage's new album, White Lies and Melodies, is a fantastic example of modern Australian bluegrass.
Dan Bigna Canberra is shortly to play host to John Mellencamp and The Beach Boys, but is losing out to Sydney when it comes to the edgier sounds of Shellac and the Fall.
Kate Kingsmill Hip-hop star has rubbed shoulders with international greats, but says Canberra and Australian artists inspire him most.
Dan Bigna In the unlikely surrounds of Kambah shopping centre is a trove of second-hand vinyl.
What are you listening to on the road?
CRAIG MATHIESON 'I'm quiet In my private life and I don't like being the centre of attention,'' says 37-year-old Kim Benzie, vocalist with Brisbane's Dead Letter Circus.
Melinda Schneider The country singer reveals the songs that shaped her.
Opinion & Review
Five fresh albums
BERNARD ZUEL We take new releases from Philadelphia Grand Jury, Neon Indian, Dan Kelly, Algiers and De la Motte for a spin.
Three new albums
Jenny Valentish, Bernard Zuel, John Shand There's more to pop than big hooks and more to Texas than the blues.
We take new releases from Son Little, Metric, Linsey Pollak, Heath Cullen and Silversun Pickups for a spin.
The Shortlist's album reviews: Empress Of, St Germain, Jungle Giants, Terrible Truths and John Grant.
We take new releases from Art of Sleeping, La Luz, the Noise, Beach House and Greta Stanley for a spin.
The Shortlist album reviews: Cold Chisel, Metric, Big Boi & Phantogram, Clutch and Kurt Vile.
We take new releases from the Libertines, Luke Escombe, Thirsty Merc, Wards Xpress and the Jungle Giants for a spin.
John Shand, Bernard Zuel, Barney Zwartz Patty Griffin's Servant of Love, Micheline Van Hautem's Creme de la Creme and Andris Nelsons' first Shostakovich symphony.
The Shortlist album reviews: Disclosure, the Arcs, Crayon Fields, Gallie and Julia Holter.
Phil Stack, Natalie Imbruglia, Steve Hauschildt, Dam-Funk, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Keith Richards, Baio, Gary Clark Jr., Rob Hirst & Sean Sennett and Bill Jackson.
Shortlist album reviews
The Arcs is proof that just because you've made a lot of good Black Keys albums and produced albums for others with Black Keys' elements, doesn't mean you have an endless supply of quality.
Shortlist album reviews
We take new releases from Paper Kites, JD Souther, Mr Ott, Flying Saucer Attack and the Maccabees for a spin.
The Shortlist album reviews feature new releases from Beirut, Angie, Natalie Imbruglia, Fidlar and Drunk Mums.
Dan Bigna The revival touring circuit rolls on with 1980s Australian pop music the focus of a forthcoming Mix 106.3 sponsored show.
New albums reviewed
We take new releases from Gin Wigmore, Death and Vanilla, Eddie Fisher, Fratellis and Family Fold for a spin.
Canberra's gigs – November 20 to November 26
Fly by night
Electronica lovers gathered for RUFUS performance at ANU Bar, Acton on Thursday October 29.
Scenes from the ANU Bar as indie pop band San Cisco perform.
Big crowds were drawn to hip-hop artist Tkay Maizda's show at Academy Club on Friday September 11.
UC students got together for free cupcakes and hot chocolate for R U OK day. Held on Thursday, September 10.
Sydney indie pop-rock band The Preatures came to Canberra on their national The Cruel tour. At ANU Bar on Thursday, August 27.
Students gathered for a night of trivia fun at The Well bar and restaurant at The University of Canberra, Bruce. Held on Tuesday, August 25.
Hip-Hop and R'n'B lovers got together for a day of local music and performances.
Canberrans who missed the festival got the chance to dance the night away at Transit Bar's annual Splendour in the Bar.
Indie rock lovers flocked to watch Death Cab for Cutie perform at ANU Bar
Indie pop band Alpine performed at the ANU bar as a part of their ‘Foolish’ national tour on July 8. Their live set was supported by Olympia and Pearls.
Mojo Juju Juju thrilled fans with her unique blend of jump/blues/RnB/Soul and Rock'n'Roll
Canberra Comedy Club launched at UniPub.
Ballet Revolucion thrilled the audience with their sensual moves from ballet to street dance.
Andy Bull performed at ANU Bar on June 12 and was supported by Cub Sport
Ali McGregor wowed audiences with her operatic voice and her fusion of jazz and pop.