NICK GALVIN 6:47am Composer Brett Dean has never been overly concerned with making work that is characteristically Australian.
LENNY ANN LOW 6:20pm US singer Josh Groban would like to get in a space ship one day, although not with the Mars One mission.
Jake Cleland 6:54pm The remaining four boys in One Direction can sleep easy once again, as the simmering feud with Zayn Malik appears to be over.
Andrew Campbell 10:20am The former AC/DC drummer has pleaded not guilty to breaking his home detention conditions.
Jake Cleland 10:09am There are claims trouble has broken out in The Village.
ANDREW TAYLOR A festival described as "a fantastic celebration of our nation's Indigenous culture" has been cancelled because of a funding dispute between organisers and the NSW government.
MICHAEL DWYER The romantic and mystical hover over Port Fairy's spring festival
MICHAEL DWYER Bashka hopes for more roots & jazz at this end of the planet
MICHAEL DWYER Could an Oils reunion emerge from Peter Garrett's Bigsound appearance?
It's time. Again.
The annual pilgrimage begins.
BARNEY ZWARTZ Sometimes a conductor and a soloist strike a deeper relationship that leaves a legacy of special concerts and recordings. Think Argentinian firebrand pianist Martha Argerich and the aristocratic Italian conductor Claudio Abbado.
Foo Fighters accept
LINDA MORRIS In a triumph for people power, the American supergroup has accepted an invitation to play in an Italian city.
Fresh take on soul, great improvisation and free rock music with a Caribbean folk legend.
BERNARD ZUEL New music from the worlds of electronica, classical, rock and neo-soul.
BERNARD ZUEL New music from the worlds of classical, rock and neo-soul.
CHRISTOPHER HOLLOW Dave Graney and Clare Moore reunite with the Coral Snakes to revisit their watershed album, Night of the Wolverine.
CHRIS JOHNSON The woman dubbed the Queen of Folk is delighted with the way audiences in Australia have warmed to her.
PHILIPPA HAWKER One day after One Direction dropped its first song without original member Zayn Malik, the singer has tweeted his support for his former bandmates
DAVID BAKER Taking to a Perth stage for the first time in 18 years, Blur frontman Damon Albarn said 'it's been awhile. Just a generation or so.'
Anthony Carew Mac DeMarco
NICK GALVIN A thousand Italian musos have come together to stage an epic performance of the Foo Fighters' Learn To Fly in an astonishing effort to get the supergroup to play in their town.
'Just wanna get my money'
Ebony Bowden Azealia Banks has launched a vulgar tirade against the Australian media on Twitter following her Splendour in the Grass performance on the weekend.
BARRY DIVOLA The decade that Nirvana broke has been repackaged, revived and reformed.
Antigone Anagnostellis David Le'aupepe is asking for bad luck. The Gang of Youths frontman is considering a follow-up to the band's debut album, The Positions, which was born under Le'aupepe's failed marriage to a cancer sufferer.
Fresh album reviews
We take new releases from Bek-Jean Stewart, Rob Snarski, Bustamenton, Aaron Goldberg and the JSBE for a spin.
The Shortlist album reviews: Albert Hammond jnr, Anthonie Tonnon, Rand & Holland, Datura4
Adult pop star
BERNARD ZUEL It's new label, old shoes and the promise of high quality pop from Josh Pyke's fifth album, so you can leave your pants on.
Bronwyn Thompson With Sydney shoegazers the Lovetones, US indie favourites Death Cab for Cutie and sibling act Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, we have your week in live music covered.
Janet Wilson Two companies have teamed up to perform musical works by twins.
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