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Leon Bridges review: All sound, little heart

Leon Bridges review: All sound, little heart

Leon Bridges works hard on stage but ultimately his performance rings hollow.

  • by Bernard Zuel

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The song villains we can live through vicariously

The song villains we can live through vicariously

Here are nine notorious icons, from the mystery man in Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain' to Russia's greatest love machine.

  • by Serena Coady
Sharon Van Etten: new songs crafted from new beginnings

Sharon Van Etten: new songs crafted from new beginnings

Hard times and great days can extist together, says singer and songwriter Sharon Van Etten.

  • by Craig Mathieson
Southern Stars a festival for everyone
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Southern Stars a festival for everyone

Here’s a festival that’s flown a little under the radar – which is a shame, because it offers a really nice, chill, relaxed time, with some excellent performances on show.

  • by Liam Mannix
Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope: 2018's best albums

Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope: 2018's best albums

The best albums of 2018 have come from far and wide and put some new names in the spotlight.

  • by Craig Mathieson
From Mendes to mandolin, a celebrations of music in the ACT in 2018
Canberra life

From Mendes to mandolin, a celebrations of music in the ACT in 2018

The rich array music offerings in 2018 included Max Richter's reworking of Vivaldi and Beethoven and Vaughan Williams from the CSO.

  • by Jennifer Gall
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Montaigne performs secret gig for homeless Brisbane youth
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Montaigne performs secret gig for homeless Brisbane youth

The ARIA award-winning singer made a surprise visit to the Red Cross Night Cafe.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Mark Knopfler: high road drifter

Mark Knopfler: high road drifter

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has made up a room for Mark Knopfler but his calling has always been elsewhere.

  • by Michael Dwyer
Smash Mouth send true believers into meltdown
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Smash Mouth send true believers into meltdown

The crowd at The Croxton gig on Saturday were truly something else.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Hysteria, hits and no misses as Def Leppard hit high notes
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Hysteria, hits and no misses as Def Leppard hit high notes

A little less precision and a little more grit, and this concert would be perfect.

  • by Rod Yates
'A privilege to hear': Clifford stuns in reflective CSO concert
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Canberra life

'A privilege to hear': Clifford stuns in reflective CSO concert

Clifford plays with exceptional tone, emotional integrity and technical brilliance.

  • by Jennifer Gall