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Comedian Ronny Chieng heads to Canberra

Ronnie Chieng has landed a Daily Show gig.

Greg Chamberlain One of the more exciting performers to emerge from the fertile Australian comedy circuit in years, Ronny Chieng has his audience in stitches from the moment he walks on stage. 

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.

Q&A with Australian band Palms

Palms will perform at ANU Bar on October 10 in support of Last Dinosaurs.

Growing up in a middle-class suburb in Sydney made Al Griggs want to break out of the mundane.

Last Dinosaurs come to Canberra

Brisbane indie rock band Last Dinosaurs' new single Apollo has an offbeat dance video.

Arne Sjostedt Last Dinosaurs will perform new singles, Evie and Apollo, at a gig at ANU Bar.

Parkway Drive perform at UC Refectory

Parkway Drive will perform at UC Refectory on
October 10, at 6.30pm.

Greg Chamberlain The Brisbane metalcore band takes on refugees and politics.

Q&A with Vanishing Shapes

Vanishing Shapes: Jazz, classical and art music influences.

"Why did you choose Vanishing Shapes as a name? We pretty much stole it from another band's song name."

Scoring Macbeth

Jed Kurzel says Macbeth echoes Snowtown

Jed Kurzel says he had a similar response to seeing images of <i>Macbeth</i>'s landscape as he did to that of <i>Snowtown</i>.

KARL QUINN The Mess Hall's Jed Kurzel found the sound of Macbeth in the Scottish landscape, but his score could easily have been something entirely different.

Magpies Club stops hosting live music gigs

In previous decades, Canberra had one of the most active metal scenes in the country.

Dan Bigna It's a sad day for metal and punk rock fans in Canberra.

Cold Chisel set to tour new album

Cold Chisel are back as a cohesive unit after mourning the death of drummer Steve Prestwich in 2011.

MICHAEL DWYER New album The Perfect Crime finds Cold Chisel in peak form for the rock'n'roll highway.

Opinion & Review

It's all about me, says Lorely Rodriguez

Ludovic Navarre is St Germain.

11:45pm 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.

11:45pm 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

Fly by night

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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