The popular An Evening on the Green series took on a very Australian flavour over the weekend, kicking off with a tasty line-up spearheaded by a couple of bands with WA links.November 18, 2013, 8:09 am
Eskimo Joe are in no-man's-land. No one buys their albums. They get good crowds at gigs but they can't tour forever.November 11, 2013, 2:48 pm
There is arguably no greater performer in the world at the moment than Beyonce Knowles Carter. The 32-year-old's career has moved from strength to strength since she emerged as the breakout star of late 1990s/early 2000s girl group Destiny's Child.November 11, 2013, 12:23 pm
Lady Gaga's third full-length album is a crazy, grandiose and overproduced pop explosion but also a fun, well-crafted piece of work that rewards repeated listening.November 8, 2013, 10:49 am
"She's back" - the two words uttered by Seekers guitarist Keith Potger about singer Judith Durham that prompted roaring applause from the crowd.November 5, 2013, 1:06 pm
If Arcade Fire's last album was about heading back to The Suburbs to reconcile the past, Reflektor is about moving forward while pressing against the urge to look back.October 31, 2013, 8:24 am
It's pleasing to report that after nearly 40 years, most of which time they existed only as a distant memory, the seminal New York rock band Television can not only pack in the crowds but can also deliver the goods.October 30, 2013, 9:00 am
Rising rockers The Kin bring down the house on the way to the top.October 25, 2013, 2:32 pm
Katy Perry may Roar in the resolute hit single of the same name but the rest of Prism comes off as more of a whimper.October 25, 2013, 6:00 am
When word got out that Hollywood was making a film about the 2009 Somali pirate attack on the American cargo ship Maersk Alabama and the kidnapping of its captain, I feared we were in for a rerun of Black Hawk Down, the stunning but retrograde Ridley Scott action flick about the battle of Mogadishu.October 24, 2013, 6:52 am
Music critics don't have a good record of picking winners. Compositions rubbished by reviewers at their premiere performances often turn out to be winners in the long run. And works extolled as creations of genius when first heard frequently end up in music history's bin.October 21, 2013, 7:09 am
On third album Bitter Rivals, Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells pick up where Comeback Kid left off, the best cut on the dark, dense and bombastic Reign of Terror from early last year.October 17, 2013, 1:50 pm
These local lads play the same sort of metalcore-with-leftfield-elements as Bring Me the Horizon, but come off as far less contrived and annoying.October 17, 2013, 1:40 pm
Lush and poetic, with just enough rough stuff to keep rock fans plugged in, Trapped Flame sees Melbourne-based, Sydney-spawned duo Georgia Fair take a massive step up on their mostly anaemic 2011 debut, All Through Winter.October 17, 2013, 1:35 pm
It may have been his first visit to Perth, but Ricky Martin has promised it won't be his last.October 14, 2013, 4:14 am
This side project from Disturbed frontman David Draiman doesn't stray too far from the path he treads in his day job.October 10, 2013, 12:50 pm
It's been six years since Shotter's Nation, and many thought a third album from the volatile Pete Doherty's second band was a faint hope.October 10, 2013, 12:00 pm
Perth became City of Screams for One Direction at the first of their two sold-out shows at Perth Arena on Saturday.September 30, 2013, 7:58 am
The Tucson, Arizona-spawned Calexico are used to taking their sounds south of the border, but it had been a while since the indie-mariachi band had been Down Under.September 30, 2013, 6:00 am
Continuing the adventures of android Cindi Mayweather in the year 2717, The Electric Lady is a soulful prequel to 2010's game-changer, The ArchAndroid.September 27, 2013, 3:00 pm
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