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Four seasons, tropical vibes as Laneway rocks Footscray Park
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Arts

Four seasons, tropical vibes as Laneway rocks Footscray Park

Baker Boy brings a bit of the tropics on a day of rain and squall, What So Not goes off, Jon Hopkins takes his crowd on a strange and wonderful journey.

  • by Joe Hinchliffe

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What a Concept: Teenage Fanclub bring the house down in Perth
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City life

What a Concept: Teenage Fanclub bring the house down in Perth

Perhaps lured by the sun and the sand of an Aussie summer, it was Teenage Fanclub's time to rock the house on the weekend.

  • by James Keys
Missy Higgins and John Butler bring Aussie rock down to earth
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Music reviews

Missy Higgins and John Butler bring Aussie rock down to earth

After nearly 15 years, Missy Higgins and John Butler Trio are touring nationally again.

  • by Nicole Precel
'I'm sorry': Show goes on but Lily Allen apologises for not being her best
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Lily Allen

'I'm sorry': Show goes on but Lily Allen apologises for not being her best

The British pop star was suffering from a sore throat and didn't display her usual energy or vocal range on stage.

  • by Cara Waters
Introducing our newest voices to The Age Arts section
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Introducing our newest voices to The Age Arts section

Maxim Boon joins the paper as our chief classical reviewer while Kim Dunphy and Jana Perkovic will share our dance review coverage.

  • by Hannah Francis
The misrepresentation of Lauryn Hill leaves Perth crowd wanting
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The misrepresentation of Lauryn Hill leaves Perth crowd wanting

Lauryn Hill has at various times throughout my adult life been my touchstone and inspiration. Which is why it kills me to say this.

  • by Kate Hedley
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'Racist as hell': Lily Allen's F bomb for Liam Neeson and Donald Trump
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'Racist as hell': Lily Allen's F bomb for Liam Neeson and Donald Trump

The British singer-songwriter has called out the "gross" Irish actor at her Sydney show.

  • by Michael Ruffles
The Prodigy stick to what they know

The Prodigy stick to what they know

The Prodigy may be middle-aged and have shown little interest in evolving beyond the big beat rave formula that made them massive in the ’90s, but they know what their audience wants.

  • by Michael Ruffles
Doyle's Harry Potter lacks the magic of Williams
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Doyle's Harry Potter lacks the magic of Williams

The MSO faultlessly brought Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire to life, even if Patrick Doyle's score lacks some of the vivaciousness of John Williams'.

  • by Maxim Boon
Phil Collins, the essence of vanilla in 'dagtastic' night out
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Phil Collins, the essence of vanilla in 'dagtastic' night out

This was not Collins in his mullet-wearing pomp of the 1980s but there was still fun to be had for all except the biggest music snobs.

  • by Tom Cowie
So Pop raises question - what were we thinking in the '90s?
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So Pop raises question - what were we thinking in the '90s?

The '90s. What a wild time, hey? What a strange, wild, improbable time, and one that, looking back on it now, is difficult to explain. Hey?

  • by Liam Mannix