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I Exist go beyond their roots

Canberra's I Exist return to Canberra on August 9 for a one-off gig.

Sean Palmer Canberra's very own I Exist play hardcore heavy metal music. Their sludge metal anthems not only appeal to a local audience but also international crowds in Europe and America.

Win tickets to 360


This week we have one double GA pass to see 360 at UC Live on September 3.

Art Vs Science are not so daft punks

Odd creatures: Art Vs Science have managed to incorporate a strange yeti and a keyboard player in drag in their latest clip.

Kate Kingsmill There's a constant sense in the Art Vs Science camp that they can get away with anything, which is probably why they do.

On The Road - The Cactus Channel

Funk: The Cactus Channel will be performing with Canberra's Brass Knuckle Brass Band.

On the Road with Henry Jenkins and Hudson Whitlock from The Cactus Channel.

Obits long-term survivors

Obits to perform at Transit Bar.

Peter Krbavac Obits' pedigree puts them among the best of rock'n'roll supergroups, writes Peter Krbavac.

DJs face the music in DMC event

Dj mixes the track DJ image from think stock

Sean Palmer Canberra's Transit Bar will be pumping to the sounds of the best up and coming DJs.

On The Road - Burlesque Idol & Noir Revue

Alluring: Lola LaBelle, creator of Burlesque Idol.

The performers are inspired by their show and they hope the audience will be as well.

What not to miss at Splendour In The Grass

Coming soon: Splendour in the Grass.

Splendour in the Grass is now less than a month away, and the excitement is building. Here's our pick on who to catch.


Anchorman 2 review: Legend returns as macho dopes skewer male privilege

Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate in <i>Anchorman 2</i>.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

JAKE WILSON Like most modern Hollywood comedies, the Anchorman films are premised on the spectacle of grown men acting like little boys.

Reader reviews 5

American Hustle review: Big cons, big hair, a big success


Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

PAUL BYRNES This loosely based-on-fact telling of the Abscam scandal from the late 1970s is as good as anything director David O. Russell has ever done.

Reader reviews 4

Ender's Game review: Tech kids take over in game of drones

Ender's Game film.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

PHILIPPA HAWKER A sci-fi parable that raises interesting points about militarism, aggression, family dynamics, media manipulation and technology – without ever quite capturing the imagination.

Reader reviews 4

Opinion & Review

Good Vibrations shows punk alive and well


Dan Bigna When it comes to cold weather I’m a typical local whinger wondering when the misery will end and the sun will shine again.

The Doors - Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine

The Doors
Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine.

Dan Bigna This isn't the greatest Doors compilation by any means. For starters, it doesn't feature the proper versions of Break on Through and The End.

Good Vibrations - Sound Track

Good Vibrations sound track.

Dan Bigna This collection does everything a soundtrack should do.

REM - Unplugged 1991 and 2001: The Sessions

REM Unplugged 1991 and 2001 – The Complete Sessions.

Sean Palmer The Georgia band's unplugged compositions reveal some pleasant alternatives to their studio compartments.

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Semantix EP Launch at Transit Bar, July 4

Semantix launched their EP Cold Plains at Transit Bar, July 4.

Rufus performed at ANU Bar, June 19

Rufus performed at ANU Bar, June 19

Jason Derulo at the Royal Theatre, May 29

Jason Derulo at the Royal Theatre, May 29

Justice Crew at the AIS

Scenes from the Justice Crew concert at the AIS on April 23.

The Billy Bragg concert

Scenes from the Billy Bragg concert at the Canberra Theatre

Ashley Feraude at The Loft

Ashley Feraude at The Loft on March 9, 2014.

Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo performed at UC Refectory on February 13.


Timomatic thrilled the crowd at the Multicultural Festival.

Cat Power

Cat Power plays at the Canberra Street Theatre.

Jessica Mauboy

Crowds gather to see Jessica Mauboy perform at the AIS Arena.

Unknown Landscapes Tour

Unknown Landscapes Tour at Smiths Alternative Bookshop.

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