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Wu-Tang Clan review: A night for the true clan fans

Wu-Tang Clan review: A night for the true clan fans

Twenty-five years ago, when Wu-Tang Clan released their breakthrough debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the hip-hop group made it clear in the fifth track that they were out to forge their own path in the music industry.

  • by Matt Teffer

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Czarektrio/Skram Luff review: Future stars paint big pictures and tiny details

Czarektrio/Skram Luff review: Future stars paint big pictures and tiny details

The future looks rosy with this calibre of improvisers entering Sydney's scene.

  • by John Shand
Rare gems a treat, but where is the passion?
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Rare gems a treat, but where is the passion?

There are riches to be found in the Australian Chamber Choir’s A Baroque Christmas, with a program almost entirely drawn from lesser-known seasonal works.

  • by Maxim Boon
Aussie legends' ripper Day on the Green
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Aussie legends' ripper Day on the Green

John Farnham and Daryl Braithwaite steal the show at another classic festival in the Yarra Valley.

  • by Nicole Precel
No blaze of glory as Bon Jovi coasts on audience goodwill
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No blaze of glory as Bon Jovi coasts on audience goodwill

The frontman for the New Jersey rock behemoth was determined to show us how young he feels.

  • by George Palathingal
Christine Anu pays her musical respects to Aretha Franklin in Hear Me Roar

Christine Anu pays her musical respects to Aretha Franklin in Hear Me Roar

"I wanted to do a show that celebrated all the great female singer-songwriters."

  • by Nicole Elphick
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'It's the absence that makes it': Paul Kelly on his Christmas classic How to Make Gravy

'It's the absence that makes it': Paul Kelly on his Christmas classic How to Make Gravy

"There are nights that aren't so great, or you're tired or cranky, but by the end of the song you feel better than when it started."

  • by Craig Mathieson
Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead Grammy nominations
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Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead Grammy nominations

Women are also heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt.

How I accepted that the Eagles are not a dirty word anymore

How I accepted that the Eagles are not a dirty word anymore

The arrival of punk in 1977 saw cool nerds hiding their well-worn copies of Eagles' records. But now, with the biggest selling US album of all time, is it time for a re-evaluation?

  • by Barry Divola
Polish Club review: The gift that keeps on giving

Polish Club review: The gift that keeps on giving

'Tis the season of giving and Polish Club singer-guitarist David Novak got into the spirit early on this night, joining support act Heaps Good Friends for a jam.

  • by Michael Bailey
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Sticky Carpet

J Mascis is escaping winter and bringing his solo show back to Australia in 2019.

  • by Marty Boulton