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Garrett Kato joins Pete Murray tour

Canadian-born, Australian-based musician Garrett Kato is making the most of his tour with Pete Murray.

Arne Sjostedt You never really know what's going to happen to you - take it from Canadian born musician Garrett Kato.

Chris Cornell to play Llewellyn Hall

Chris Cornell will perform at Llewellyn Hall on December 3.

Dan Bigna Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell will be performing a show at Llewellyn Hall on December 3 to promote his latest album, Higher Truth.

On the road with Joel Steenbergen

Canberra band The Naddiks.

We chat to lead singer of The Naddiks, Joel Steenbergen.

ARIAs 2015: Who should (and who will win)

Singer Kevin Parker of Tame Impala.

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.

Peking Duk hoofs it with the Hoff

Adam Hyde (left) and Reuben Styles are out to wow young hearts and minds.

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.

Marlon Williams strikes a global chord

New Zealand-born Marlon Williams is performing at Transit Bar on November 25.

Kate Kingsmill Kiwi, whose path to global recognition was launched from Melbourne, surprised by success.

On the road with Mick Daley

Folk singer Mick Daley will play at Smith's Alternative on November 22.

Mick Daley's moving away from country rock'n'roll towards a a dirtier, less wholesome sound.

Ten Australian musicians to listen to

Meg Mac

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

When sport and music go together

Happy to get out of the suit and into the plus-fours - Justin Timberlake takes his golf seriously

BERNARD ZUEL Musicians who love their sport so much they have to get involved.

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Tuned in: Beer week brews up memories

Canberra Beer Week will bring more than 50 events to the city.

Dan Bigna The third annual Canberra Beer Week was on this week, with about 50 events across the city.

The Waifs salute appreciative audiences

Indie rock favourites The Waifs will perform at The Canberra Theatre on November 1.

Arne Sjostedt Widely dispersed members gathered in Western Australia for first new work in four years.

RUFUS raises the roof in the States

RUFUS, from left, Jon George, Tyrone Lindqvist and  James Hunt.

Arne Sjostedt Band frontman Tryone Lindqvist says audiences in North America even knew the words to their songs.

On the Road with Alice Rose from Glitoris

Glitoris performing live, covered in glitter.

We go on the road with four-piece, all-girl protest band Glitoris.

Cheers for Julian Abrahams and band

The band Mustered Courage.

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.

Live classic rock gains are punk's loss

John Mellencamp is heading to Canberra in February to play at AIS Arena.

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.

Citizen Kay's career moves on

Canberra's Kojo Ansah, aka Citizen Kay.

Kate Kingsmill Hip-hop star has rubbed shoulders with international greats, but says Canberra and Australian artists inspire him most.

Dynomite Records goes off

Records weave a special magic that is the antithesis of disposable consumerism.

Dan Bigna In the unlikely surrounds of Kambah shopping centre is a trove of second-hand vinyl.

On the Road with Lavers

Lavers: Dom Lavers, Ben Cumming, Matt Barnes and Sebastian Lavers.

What are you listening to on the road?

Dead Letter Circus's rock evolution

Dead Letter Circus' Kim Benzie, second right, says they have to get their music in front of people, so they are touring the US again.

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's top 5 country songs

Melinda Schneider.

Melinda Schneider The country singer reveals the songs that shaped her.

Opinion & Review

Five fresh albums

Shortlist album reviews

The national psyche looms large in Dan Kelly's psychedelia.

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

Ellie Goulding, Gary Clark, Soft Machine

Ellie Goulding.

Jenny Valentish, Bernard Zuel, John Shand There's more to pop than big hooks and more to Texas than the blues.


Album reviews

Shortlist album reviews

Son Little: American sounds from the north to the deep south.

We take new releases from Son Little, Metric, Linsey Pollak, Heath Cullen and Silversun Pickups for a spin.


It's all about me, says Lorely Rodriguez

Ludovic Navarre is St Germain.

The Shortlist's album reviews: Empress Of, St Germain, Jungle Giants, Terrible Truths and John Grant.

Album reviews

Greta Stanley's debut EP sets her lush vocals to a background mix of acoustic guitar, subtle bass and gentle kit beats.

We take new releases from Art of Sleeping, La Luz, the Noise, Beach House and Greta Stanley for a spin.

Album reviews

Kurt Vile's latest offering <i>B'lieve me I'm goin down..</i> is one of the standout albums of the year so far.

The Shortlist album reviews: Cold Chisel, Metric, Big Boi & Phantogram, Clutch and Kurt Vile.

Shortlist album reviews

The Jungle Giants.

We take new releases from the Libertines, Luke Escombe, Thirsty Merc, Wards Xpress and the Jungle Giants for a spin.

CD reviews

Micheline Van Hautem's Creme de la Creme.

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

<i>Yours, Dreamily</i> by the Arcs.

The Shortlist album reviews: Disclosure, the Arcs, Crayon Fields, Gallie and Julia Holter.

Out now

The Shortlist album reviews

Natalia Imbruglia is back with new album <i>Male.</i>

Phil Stack, Natalie Imbruglia, Steve Hauschildt, Dam-Funk, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

The Shortlist album reviews

<i>Crosseyed Heart</i>, by Keith Richards.

Keith Richards, Baio, Gary Clark Jr., Rob Hirst & Sean Sennett and Bill Jackson.

Shortlist album reviews

Shortlist album reviews

Donavon Frankenreiter springs no surprise on his seventh album, <i>The Heart.</i>

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

Latest album reviews

Mellow tones: The Paper Kites.

We take new releases from Paper Kites, JD Souther, Mr Ott, Flying Saucer Attack and the Maccabees for a spin.

Shortlist album reviews

Natalie Imbruglia: <i>Male</i>.

The Shortlist album reviews feature new releases from Beirut, Angie, Natalie Imbruglia, Fidlar and Drunk Mums.

Feel-good factor in 1980s pop revival

The Air Force Band takes a Mystery Flight.

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

Gin Wigmore, Death and Vanilla

The Fratellis are at their best when keeping it simple on new album <i>Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied</i>.

We take new releases from Gin Wigmore, Death and Vanilla, Eddie Fisher, Fratellis and Family Fold for a spin.

Fly Planner

Live in Canberra

Canberra's gigs – November 20 to November 26

Fly by night

RUFUS perform at ANU Bar

Electronica lovers gathered for RUFUS performance at ANU Bar, Acton on Thursday October 29.

San Cisco

Scenes from the ANU Bar as indie pop band San Cisco perform.

Tkay Maidza at Academy Club

Big crowds were drawn to hip-hop artist Tkay Maizda's show at Academy Club on Friday September 11.

R U OK day at University of Canberra

UC students got together for free cupcakes and hot chocolate for R U OK day. Held on Thursday, September 10.

The Preatures at ANU

Sydney indie pop-rock band The Preatures came to Canberra on their national The Cruel tour. At ANU Bar on Thursday, August 27.

Student trivia at The Well

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.

R.U.N ACT event at Westside Acton Park draws music lovers

Hip-Hop and R'n'B lovers got together for a day of local music and performances.

Splendour in the Bar 2K15 at Transit Bar

Canberrans who missed the festival got the chance to dance the night away at Transit Bar's annual Splendour in the Bar.

Death Cab For Cutie at ANU Bar

Indie rock lovers flocked to watch Death Cab for Cutie perform at ANU Bar

Alpine 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 at Transit Bar

Mojo Juju Juju thrilled fans with her unique blend of jump/blues/RnB/Soul and Rock'n'Roll

Canberra Comedy Club

Canberra Comedy Club launched at UniPub.

Power and passion

Ballet Revolucion thrilled the audience with their sensual moves from ballet to street dance.

Andy Bull at ANU Bar

Andy Bull performed at ANU Bar on June 12 and was supported by Cub Sport

Ali McGregor at The Street

Ali McGregor wowed audiences with her operatic voice and her fusion of jazz and pop.

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