Alasdair Mcdonald 8:00pm Lepers & Crooks frontman Sam Baker recalls how he soon got over his stage fright.
8:00pm Hard working performers forward to entertaining city supporters.
8:03pm This week we have one double pass for the hillarious Eddie Izzard.
MICHAEL KOZIOL 12:05pm Shock jock Howard Stern has raised eyebrows with his description of English singer-songwriter Sam Smith as "fat" and "an ugly motherf---er".
10:48am A$AP Ferg, Charli XCX, You Me At Six and Peaches join a host of local artists on the Groovin the Moo line-up.
Electronica by numbers
BERNARD ZUEL Canadian Dan Snaith is a university academic-level mathematician, not just the electronic artist formerly known as Manitoba but for a decade now the more appropriately Canadian, Caribou.
Bali Nine vigil
PETER VINCENT Some of Australia's finest musicians, performers and artists have moved quickly to organise a 'mercy concert' and candlelight vigil on Thursday evening in Sydney for convicted Bali Nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan.
Whitehaven coal mine
MICHAEL KOZIOL Days after winning big at the County Music Association awards in Tamworth, singer-songwriter Luke O'Shea has been arrested while demonstrating against the Whitehaven coal mine at Maules Creek.
Did Tom DeLonge quit Blink 182 or didn't he? Say it ain't so.
21 out of 100
MICHAEL KOZIOL In 'the world's biggest musical democracy', it seems women have an equal vote but not equal representation.
MEGAN LEVY A teenage girl was indecently assaulted at an Australia Day concert featuring US rappers YG and Ty Dolla Sign at the Enmore Theatre, police say.
MICHAEL LALLO Claiming he has been forced to work for nothing – and that he didn't even know the name of his last album until it was announced – American Idol winner Phillip Phillips is trying to escape his contract.
Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for his hit operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend aged 68.
Daniel Sanderson For one weekend this summer the normally sedate chambers of the Drill Hall Gallery at the Australian National University will resound with some of the most intriguing musical experiments likely to be heard in Canberra this year.
PETER VINCENT Bearded electro-soul atist Chet Faker took out the coveted no.1 spot in a contentious Hottest 100.
BERNARD ZUEL If there could be further twists in a story that overstayed its welcome within a few hours of its creation, the almost literally last minute announcement by Triple J that Taylor Swift's Shake It Off was not eligible for the Hottest 100 gave it a good try to find them.
PATRICK BEGLEY How to tell a tale so twisted, so meta?
Here is the complete list of songs in Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown of 2014.
PETER VINCENT Can you hear that? It's the sound of a squillion Taylor Swift fans mobiling to express their outrage that their heroine will not feature in the Australia Day Hottest 100
Reviewed by Jessica Nicholas A jazz album half a century old is still inspiring musicians today.
Staff Reporters A celebration of diversity or a polarity of tastes?
PETER VINCENT This A-list producer rallies his troops to create a pop-funk fantastic good time.
Now that Kanye West's fans have all familiarised themselves with this Englishman called Paul McCartney, the rapper has unveiled another track he recorded with the former Beatle.
Laneway Festival settles into Singapore with female figureheads FKA Twigs, Courtney Barnett and St Vincent
Marcus Teague Five years into its Singapore experiment, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival now appears a truly local fixture.
ANNABEL ROSS Before Jerome Borazio launched his determinedly no-frills St Jerome's bar on Caledonian Lane back in 2004, the dingy alleyway around the corner from Myer had seen more rats than humans.
PETER VINCENT It's painful to still be discussing Taylor Swift and the Hottest 100 again, after 10 long days of gossip from fans, bloggers, journalists, mischief-makers, earnest purists and miffed musicians. But the most important voice was the one we didn't hear: that of the Triple J itself, writes Peter Vincent.
MICHAEL KOZIOL Singer-songwriter Luke O'Shea was the big winner at the 43rd Country Music Awards, picking up three gongs including Male Artist of the Year.
BERNARD ZUEL With a sound that is part Strokes and part old blues, this New Orleans guitarist is already being talked about as the great rock hope.
Matt Shea The seven-headed soul monster from New Zealand will roar at the Opera House this Australia Day.
Bernard Zuel, Craig Mathieson and John Shand index here no byline
Chris Johnston digs into his music collection for a record a week.
Your weekly wrap of music news.
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