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Review: Missy Higgins and John Butler

Review: Missy Higgins and John Butler

Two Australian greats return home to where it all began.

  • by Divya Venkataraman

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John Waters: 'The industry has a closeness between the sexes that can be abused'

John Waters: 'The industry has a closeness between the sexes that can be abused'

The actors and singer talks on his career and the women who have influenced him.

  • by Robyn Doreian
'I just feel like a dad': Hilltop Hoods on taking break, 30 years of friendship

'I just feel like a dad': Hilltop Hoods on taking break, 30 years of friendship

Hilltop Hoods may celebrate their 25th anniversary this year, but there's another milestone that means as much, if not more, to the hip-hop trio.

  • by Rod Yates
New video shows R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with minor: lawyer
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New video shows R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with minor: lawyer

The claims come just a few days before the explosive documentary Surviving R. Kelly is due to air in Australia. 

  • by Broede Carmody
The Beasts are still here and opening a new chapter
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The Beasts are still here and opening a new chapter

The Beasts are back and there's no plans of stopping any time soon.

  • by Martin Boulton
Surrender to new Set Mo

Surrender to new Set Mo

Sydney's Set Mo are giving Surrender the full live treatment in May.

  • by Marty Boulton
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MSO rings in Lunar New Year with twittering birds and roaring guitars
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MSO rings in Lunar New Year with twittering birds and roaring guitars

Helmed by Tan Dun, the orchestra teamed with Mongolian fusion rockers Hanggai for an intriguing night of music.

  • by Maxim Boon
Died Pretty's Ron Peno diagnosed with cancer
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Died Pretty's Ron Peno diagnosed with cancer

Ron Peno, frontman of Australian band Died Pretty, is undergoing cancer treatment.

  • by Martin Boulton
They Might Be Giants are dying to entertain you

They Might Be Giants are dying to entertain you

A preoccupation with death runs through the otherwise upbeat songs of John Flansburgh and John Linnell, aka New York's They Might Be Giants.

  • by Gabriel Wilder
Ryan Adams dangled success. Women say they paid a price
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Ryan Adams dangled success. Women say they paid a price

Seven women, including Adams' ex-wife Mandy Moore, have accused the alt-country star of abuse, harassment and stalling their careers.

  • by Joe Coscarelli and Melena Ryzik
Teenage Fanclub review: No Love, but plenty of adoration for guitar heroes
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Teenage Fanclub review: No Love, but plenty of adoration for guitar heroes

Even lacking one of their key singer-songwriters, the Scottish indie legends delivered a dream set of faves and rarities.

  • by Karl Quinn