'I've said the wrong words. Lights out, lights out.' ... Adele is not afraid to stop the band and get the lyrics to her ...

Adele's 25 finally hits Spotify

The British singer is one of a number of industry heavyweights who are resisting the platforms in favour of traditional sales.

Alex Lahey: Pop and pep

Alex Lahey: Pitchfork named her song <i>You Don't Think You Like People Like Me</i> as "Best New Track".

She's been playing music for 10 years, but Alex Lahey's career was given a major boost with the release of her song You Don't Think You Like People Like Me.

Life on the line

Singer-songwriter Brandy Clark.

Three follow-up albums harness the churning power behind the music industry, for better or worse.

Flume gears up

Flume, aka Harley Streten, will headline soldout Canberra music festival Spilt Milk.

Flume's exploding popularity has surprised even the artist himself.

Singer who was on the plane with Prince shares her story

Judith Hill said Prince's eyes "fixed" before he lost consciousness on the plane.

It's the moment that Judith Hill has been replaying in her mind for the past two months: She was sitting on a plane with a man she loved, talking, having dinner, when suddenly he lost consciousness. She shouted his name: Prince. She shook him. But he didn't come to.

Birth, marriage, death and Bob Evans

Post-baby boom: Kevin Mitchell, in his pop singer/songwriter guise of Bob Evans, writes about the life of a family man ...

Landmarks on your way through life can tell you you're growing up or have missed the best bits, and Bob Evans songs are there to do the same thing.

Album reviews

DJ Shadow.

Broods, Margaret Glaspy, Mick Harvey, DJ Shadow and Olafur Arnalds.

Top gigs in Sydney

The Jungle Giants, (from left) Cesira Aitken, Sam Hales, Keelan Bjiker and Andrew Dooris, play the Metro on June 25.

From great Australian music by the Rubens and the Jungle Giants, to '90s Brit favourites Swervedriver, we have your week in live music covered.

In short

Pleased as punch to be a trio, Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs of case/lang/veirs.

Exploring the reaches of Hungarian classical and folk, South African jazz, garage rock and country pop harmonies.