Melbourne Symphony Orchestra celebrates partnership of Alfred Hitchcock and Psycho composer Bernard Herrmann
Sonia Harford 12:00am Film composer Bernard Herrmann was the master of music for the don't-go-down-those-dark-stairs moments.
Long live Farnsy
JOEL MEARES 9:07pm A 'fake celebrity news' website caused a stir Tuesday night, publishing an entirely fictional story titled 'John Farnham Found Unresponsive At Thailand Hotel After Consuming...'
World peace, mon!
Ebony Bowden 8:51pm In a bizarre new interview, reggae singer Shaggy has spoken about his hatred of the Islamic State group and his brilliant plan for defeating the organisation: make them listen to his music.
PETER VINCENT 5:54pm It was the biggest song in the world on one of the best-selling soundtracks of all-time, starring Australia's sweetheart and the Italian-American boy wonder.
Bronwyn Thompson 3:50pm From the music of composer Danny Elfman to the heavier sounds of Dead Letter Circus, we have your week in live music covered.
PETER VINCENT 2:50pm The news that the planned 78-storey Premier tower in Melbourne was partly inspired by Beyonce's Ghost video will seem silly and excessive to many. After all, isn't a buildings the ultimate prosaic creation: if it isn't efficient and functional for its inhabitants what's the point?
BERNARD ZUEL 10:13am Should he stay or should he go? Albarn chose one, security chose the other.
Giving it away
BERNARD ZUEL 8:17am It's not just music that people won't pay for any more but do they want it in print for nothing?
Ebony Bowden If you were Rihanna and needed an exotic-looking henchwoman to star in your next R-rated video clip, where would you look? In one of the most unlikely of places, of course.
Mary Wisniewski The Grateful Dead, the quintessential Californian hippie-era band, have given what they say will be their last group performance, playing to 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans in Chicago's Soldier Field.
Robert Dex Amy Winehouse's father says he is making his own film about the life and death of his daughter.
Jennifer Gall Presenting a gala concert of opera favourites is not quite the easy task it might seem.
Dave Grohl back
Dave Grohl is back where he belongs. On stage ... atop a throne fit for rock royalty.
BERNARD ZUEL The most important guitarist of his generation. Could write a song too.
Bruce Elder This may have been the last time a legend of Australian music was heard on stage.
BERNARD ZUEL Bernard Zuel reviews some soul, old-style and new, a history of modern piano-playing and a new side of a jazz great.
Mark Sutherland Giant multi-nationals quake at her wrath, but the world's biggest pop star confesses, "I worry about everything all the time".
PETER VINCENT The internet is abuzz about why social media behemoth Facebook is in talks with the major music labels.
MICHAEL DWYER "Erratic, crazy and unpredictable" are among the carefully chosen words Stuart Coupe uses to describe the subject of his new biography, Gudinski: the Godfather of Australian Rock 'n' Roll.
MICHAEL DWYER Esteemed American blues-boogie outfit Canned Heat is among the international guests to play the 2015 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues.
MICHAEL DWYER The Greek-Australian Xylouris dynasty is the remarkable subject of a new documentary, A Family Affair, screening at ACMI from July 16 to 28.
BARNEY ZWARTZ One of the world's most glamorous classical musicians will adorn stages in Melbourne and Sydney this month when Chinese pianist Yuja Wang performs with the Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras.
BERNARD ZUEL Festival headlining, chart-topping English band Florence + The Machine will play a secret show in Sydney during their brief Australian tour this month.
Soundtrack album reviews: Jaws, ET, Good Will Hunting, The Big Lebowski, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Little Shop Of Horrors
BERNARD ZUEL From Jaws to Good Will Hunting, the music that lingered after the screen went black is back.
PHILIPPA HAWKER David Bowie's appeal spans generations, and there's tangible proof of this in Julie Simpson's family.
BERNARD ZUEL There's changes afoot in Nashville, the Northern Territory ... and Melbourne
The Shortlist album reviews: Jim Keays, Miguel, Fraser A. Gorman, Rob Snarski, Rose Carleo
CRAIG MATHIESON The players are not as young, the music not as fast and loud, but Blur has matured as a band, writes Craig Mathieson.
CRAIG MATHIESON Gab Strum, the Melbourne electronic producer who records and performs as Japanese Wallpaper, is about to go on his first national tour.
BERNARD ZUEL Nothing fazes this laid-back R&B singer from Brisbane.
Chris Johnston digs into his music collection for a record a week.
Your weekly wrap of music news.
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
Drake's dispassionate face after Madonna kissed him during a 2015 Coachella performance has spawned dozens of memes across the internet.
Australian acts AC/DC, Chet Faker, Vance Joy were among the big names performing at California's Coachella music festival at the weekend.