BERNARD ZUEL 12:00am New music from the worlds of electronica, classical, rock and neo-soul.
BERNARD ZUEL 12:00am New music from the worlds of classical, rock and neo-soul.
ANNABEL ROSS 2:37am Mark Ronson's CV reads like a who's who of music legends, but it's evident here that his talents lie in the studio, not on a stage.
PETER VINCENT 1:02am Lawyers for a filmmaker in New York said they had discovered "smoking-gun" evidence that the song Happy Birthday to You should no longer be subject to copyright restrictions.
PETER VINCENT 7:21pm Speculation is reaching fever pitch over the identity of the singer chosen to perform the song for the next James Bond film, Spectre.
PETER VINCENT 6:15pm It's the world's most popular song, potentially played somewhere every second of the day. But you could be about to hear it a lot more often.
Soul pop revue
BERNARD ZUEL Local guest vocalists and the ghost of Amy Winehouse put on a big show that was missing one thing - the man himself, Mark Ronson.
NICK GALVIN There's fresh hope for fans of the smash US sitcom Arrested Development after the boss of streaming service Netflix all but confirmed that the show would return for a fifth season.
NICK GALVIN US rapper Azealia Banks, long noted for picking fights with just about everyone, has taken a broad swipe at "violent and belligerent" Australians and delivered a stinging rebuke to the entire nation for being "too far away".
ANNABEL ROSS On a cold winter's night, Damon Albarn started by splashing the Rod Laver crowd with water. Soon his laddish antics began to make more sense.
Roxanne Jeynes Jazz master James Morrison said he played "musical Cupid" to set up one of the highlights of this year's Queensland Music Festival.
BERNARD ZUEL Has an activist group convinced the federal government to block the return of the controversial rapper?
More bad blood
Ebony Bowden The lead singer from Brooklyn indie band Grizzly Bear has taken down Taylor Swift on Twitter and admitted to being genuinely scared of the successful pop star after meeting her.
MICHAEL IDATO The singer-songwriter is adding the mantle of actor to his growing repertoire.
Anthony Carew Albert Hammond jnr's new album, Momentary Masters, is full of taut, twitchy new-wave rockers.
BERNARD ZUEL We'll gave them what for and showed them what Australians can do when called on for the great battles of life.
Rhyme and reason
JOE COSCARELLI A performance by Chicago rapper Chief Keef - or rather, his hologram - was shut down by the police Saturday night in Hammond, Indiana.
Review: Jennifer Gall Coro's rousing rendition of the 1742 version of Messiah does justice to Handel's magnificent oratorio.
NICK GALVIN Middle-Australia icon John Williamson has taken aim at Reclaim Australia, asking the far-right group not to play his hit song True Blue at their rallies.
MICHAEL DWYER The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has confirmed the maestro will extend his original four-year tenure to lead the orchestra until 2019,
Michael Cooper Seymour Bernstein, a piano teacher who retired from the stage almost 40 years ago, is enjoying his new role as an unexpected movie star.
MICHAEL DWYER Mildura rapper Philly has won Best New Talent and Shepparton's Briggs has taken Best Album for Sheplife and Best Film Clip for Bad Apples at the National Indigenous Music Awards in Darwin.
DEBBIE CUTHBERTSON "Australia's always been kind," says the namesake of power rock/blues/funk/soul trio the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion which have released Freedom Tower and are heading to Australia in August.
Report from Splendour
BERNARD ZUEL The inside dirt on what was happening in the muddy fields halfway through Byron Bay's winter music festival.
RON CERABONA Mercury Collector's Edition Volume 3 is well worth exploring.
BERNARD ZUEL The sun stayed away, but then so did the rain until mid evening, on day one of Splendour in the Grass.
BERNARD ZUEL Some strange things are happening at music festivals. And we don't mean drugs, as there are far fewer in evidence at Splendour In The Grass in Byron Bay this weekend than you find at a regular big city nightclub on a Friday night.
Liza Power Marlon Williams. Jordie Lane, Husky Gawenda and Fergus Linacre are equal parts chuffed and daunted to be bringing Rubber Soul and Revolver to life.
NICK GALVIN A jazz trumpeter, a pop star and a piano virtuoso are teaming up for a performance that breaks musical boundaries.
Chris Johnston digs into his music collection for a record a week.
Your weekly wrap of music news.
Splendour In The Grass is upon us yet again, with revellers from across Australia and abroad descending on Byron Bay to join the festivities over the weekend. The iconic arts and music festival kicked off on Friday at North Byron Parklands in northern New South Wales and is expected to host more than 30,000 people over the three-day event.
A selection of images from the upcoming Rolling Stones 'Exhibitionism' event at Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, London.
British artist Stanley Donwood, aka Dan Rickwood, has built a large-scale installation called The Panic Office, a retrospective of his work with a soundscape by Radiohead's lead singer Thom Yorke. It includes much of Donwood's artwork for the band that has never been shown in public before. The Panic Office runs until June 6 at Carriageworks, Eveleigh.
See a gallery of wire images of the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna.
Melbourne country singer Jasmine Rae performed at the Canberra Casino on May 15