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Good atmosphere: Rüfüs Du Sol provide audible treat for Freo crowd

Good atmosphere: Rüfüs Du Sol provide audible treat for Freo crowd

Fresh after adding some more words to their name and armed with a cache of bangers from their 2018 album Solace, Sydney trio Rüfüs Du Sol gave a masterclass in electronica.

  • by Hamish Hastie

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Great performers indeed: A program of heavyweights

Great performers indeed: A program of heavyweights

The Recital Centre's Great Performers series, this time starring Satu Vanska and Kristian Chong, continues to impress.

  • by Maxim Boon
Time becomes space - if you have time - in Parsifal

Time becomes space - if you have time - in Parsifal

Victorian Opera kicks off its season with Wagner's epic Parsifal.

  • by Bridget Davies
Red Hot Chili Peppers review: Fast and furious if short on classics

Red Hot Chili Peppers review: Fast and furious if short on classics

Thirty-six years after they formed the Red Hot Chili Peppers are still going strong but fans are hanging for more of the old, writes George Palathingal.

  • by George Palathingal
Rollin' on the river: Riverboats Music Festival review

Rollin' on the river: Riverboats Music Festival review

The location of the annual Riverboats Music Festival is among its biggest drawcards.

  • by Tom Cowie
Gabrieli Consort review: Purcell's King Arthur close to perfect
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Gabrieli Consort review: Purcell's King Arthur close to perfect

Conductor Paul McCreesh produced a powerful realisation of a piece where none of the main characters in the central plot sing.

  • by Clive O'Connell
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Review: Missy Higgins and John Butler
John Butler

Review: Missy Higgins and John Butler

Two Australian greats return home to where it all began.

  • by Divya Venkataraman
'Killing live music in NSW': Industry slams Berejiklian government
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'Killing live music in NSW': Industry slams Berejiklian government

Music heavyweights Bernard Fanning, Vance Joy and leading promoter Michael Chugg have warned that the state government is forcing music out of NSW.

  • by Alexandra Smith and Angus Thompson
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
Nickelback, the world's most mocked band, play in Brisbane
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Nickelback, the world's most mocked band, play in Brisbane

The Canadian rockers return to Australia for the first time since 2015, and almost break rock's No.1 rule in the process, to a chorus of light-hearted boos.

  • by Lucy Stone
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