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You Am I's date with the 'magnificent pipes'

You Am I's date with the 'magnificent pipes'

On the cusp of celebrating 30 years of music, You Am I played a gig to remember for Melbourne Music Week.

  • by Cara Waters

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Uneasy listening to 'playful, spectacular spiccato': trio has it all
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Uneasy listening to 'playful, spectacular spiccato': trio has it all

Theirs is the collaborative music made as a contrast to the demanding life of a soloist.

  • by Jennifer Gall
Red Hot Chili Peppers touring Australia in 2019

Red Hot Chili Peppers touring Australia in 2019

Red Hot Chili Peppers' first headline tour of Australia since 2007 is all systems go for next summer.

  • by Martin Boulton
Panda Bear on the ball for tour despite nerves

Panda Bear on the ball for tour despite nerves

Noah Lennox, who performs as Panda Bear, is feeling older but also more focused.

  • by Anthony Carew
Kira Puru finally realising her pop potential

Kira Puru finally realising her pop potential

“I’ve made lots of different types of music over the years,'' says the versatile Kira Puru.

  • by Craig Mathieson
Sam Smith ain't Beyonce, and that's not a bad thing

Sam Smith ain't Beyonce, and that's not a bad thing

Sam Smith promised, during a rather sombre intimate show early this year, that he would “pretend to be Beyonce” when he brought his full concert back.

  • by Michael Ruffles
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Jeff Mills: A musical futurist
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Jeff Mills: A musical futurist

A pioneering DJ of electronic dance music for 30 years, Jeff Mills is now scoring music to visions of the future.

  • by Andrew Bock
Booth turns every head as James light up Forum

Booth turns every head as James light up Forum

After more than three decades, lead singer Tim Booth’s voice is undimmed and his rubber-limbed '90s dancing is still intact.

  • by Angela Costanzo
Mary Kiernan: The fire that survives
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Mary Kiernan: The fire that survives

Melbourne piano prodigy Mary Kiernan was en route to glory in the 1940s. Now only music and mystery remain.

  • by Michael Dwyer
'Immense joy': Tognetti takes on Beethoven's monumental works
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'Immense joy': Tognetti takes on Beethoven's monumental works

This was a concert that will be long remembered by those lucky enough to attend.

  • by Jennifer Gall
RNB Fridays: Great acts, pity about the wait
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RNB Fridays: Great acts, pity about the wait

The lure of a trip back down RNB memory lane saw tens of thousands flood Marvel Stadium but ...