Neil McCormick 12:15am After a turbulent few years – and a spat with Miley Cyrus – Sinead O'Connor is back with a great new blues-influenced album, I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss.
Sonia Harford 10:45pm An Australian premiere of High Fidelity the musical maintains the story is about far more than the music.
4:52pm Bruce Springsteen, 65, is moving into children's literature and on November 4 will publish his first story called Outlaw Pete.
3:35pm Iggy Azalea is on the rise again, jumping 14 spots in the ARIA album charts, 26 places in the UK album charts and three places in the US Billboard Hot 200.
DANIEL CHERNY 6:37pm Welsh legend Tom Jones, chart-topper Ed Sheeran and Australia's Olivia Newton-John will perform at the AFL grand final.
Martin Duffy 10:52am Taking music composed for string quartet and reworking it for their larger forces has been a regular feature of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s programming.
11:11am Katy Perry, age 17, was strummy, folky, Christian - and every bit as self-obsessed as you imagine the future candy-pop star would be.
PETER VINCENT 2:35pm Despite the sudden death of bass player Jay Curley, Tumbleweed will play at Sydney's Small World street festival on September 20.
Reviewed by Jessica Nicholas Diego El Cigala merges the music of his roots – flamenco – with other Latin American cultures.
Harriet Cunningham A muddy performance from a violin superstar spoilt a stylish night from the orchestra.
BERNARD ZUEL Paul Banks had been distracted before, but now peers sceptically at me.
BERNARD ZUEL Bin the rock is dead memo as fresh acts still deliver high notes in energy.
Michael Dwyer Joe Henry's creativity soars to great heights under the YouTube radar.
Various writers New albums from Kimbra, Cooking with Caustic, Justin Townes Earle and King's College Choir, Cambridge
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Michael Dwyer The Melbourne Bach Choir is expanding its musical horizons for a tour to China.
Michael Dwyer Musician Frank Yamma returns to Melbourne this month to launch a bilingual single.
Michael Shmith The old adage “Tour de force or forced to tour” sometimes carries an element of truthin each case. But with the Melbourne Symphony’s brief but telling European excursion, the force that has been with them all the way was nothing but overwhelmingly positive.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI The Brisbane Festival has announced a program of free concerts to run throughout the three-week event.
Michael Dwyer Richard Gill OAM's long run of honours has continued with the 2014 Art Music Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music.
Joel Carnegie Beneath the Arts Centre's iconic spire, five emerging composers have been scurrying away, immersing themselves in locations throughout the heart of the building. Their task: to individually create five new compositions that reflect five different physical environments.
Sydney band The Preatures and Melbourne band British India have been announced as support acts for two of The Rolling Stones' gigs, during their tour of Australia.
PETER VINCENT Twitter Q&As always seem like such a good idea on a whiteboard at a marketing meeting. Italian-American tweenie pop idol Ariana Grande is the latest celebrity to cop a roasting during a Twitter Q&A, which trended worldwide on the social media network on Friday morning (AEST).
Anthony Carew CD review of V by swedish band JJ
Andrew Drever Angels & Devils by The Bug
Patrick Emery River of Snakes
CRAIG MATHIESON First they took Australia, now they are taking America by storm as The Aston Shuffle hit the fine-line groove with EDM reports Craig Mathieson.
BERNARD ZUEL Matt Healy is as smart as he is good looking, a dangerous combination for both cynics and fans of his band, the 1975.
Martin Boulton When you're the drummer in AC/DC's engine room you don't hook up and play with anyone.
Chris Johnston digs into his music collection for a record a week.
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Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Sam Smith put on a show during the 2014 Video Music Awards.
Lady Gaga launched her 2014 Australian tour in Perth on August 20, 2014. Here are some of the highlights.
Promoter AJ Maddah has released the line-up for next year's Soundwave festival, which will feature Slash, Marilyn Manson, Soungarden, Slipknot and Faith No More.
Love delivered the songs the fans wanted to hear with gusto, singing a number of her earlier hits before lending her gravelly vocals to her more recent releases. All photos: Court McAllister.
Iggy Azalea, Lorde graced the stages of Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival, alongside Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.