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Kim Salmon, Australian rock legend, has taken a big new risk

Kim Salmon, Australian rock legend, has taken a big new risk

Kim Salmon and the Surrealists this year took streaming to a whole new level, recording his band's improvised album live for online viewers.

  • by Martin Boulton

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'The best of all albums I've ever heard': John and Yoko's Plastic Ono Band at 50
Pop culture

'The best of all albums I've ever heard': John and Yoko's Plastic Ono Band at 50

A new book explores John Lennon’s personal and creative transformation after the break-up of the Beatles.

  • by Robert Moran
Turn the car around and go home: sport fans don't deserve music
Opinion
Australian music

Turn the car around and go home: sport fans don't deserve music

Given nothing seems to please those who watch grand finals, the time may have come to withdraw their entertainment access.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Eight months of silence to end as Tash Sultana prepares to rock The Hordern
Australian music

Eight months of silence to end as Tash Sultana prepares to rock The Hordern

The singer-songwriter's gig marks a major milestone in the awakening of live music after nearly eight months of hibernation.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
"They’ll have to put the house lights up": The musicians who can't wait to get back on stage
Live music

"They’ll have to put the house lights up": The musicians who can't wait to get back on stage

Missy Higgins, Sarah Blasko, Alex the Astronaut, The Presets and Middle Kids reveal what they've missed about live performance and why they can't wait to sing again.

  • by Craig Mathieson
Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from November 1-7
What's on

Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from November 1-7

From a celebration for a jazz legend, to a trip to the moon and music with Julia Stone, we have your week in Sydney covered.

  • by Nicole Elphick
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He's Bluey's dad, but Dave McCormack doesn't want to be sold a pup
Pop culture

He's Bluey's dad, but Dave McCormack doesn't want to be sold a pup

The singer from Custard is being lobbied fiercely by his two daughters for a puppy.

  • by Nicole Elphick
Musical reunions: the good, the bad and the downright weird
Review

Musical reunions: the good, the bad and the downright weird

With AC/DC about to release their long-awaited new album, Power Up, we look at the triumphs and pitfalls when musicians try to get the band back together

  • by Craig Mathieson
'There's only so much time left': Bruce Springsteen on life, love and voting out Trump
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'There's only so much time left': Bruce Springsteen on life, love and voting out Trump

Now in his 70s, Bruce Springsteen has been defining the American dream for five decades. In recent times, the working-class boy from Jersey has also been fighting for it.

  • by David Leser
Powerful Midnight Oil track comes straight from the heart
Indigenous

Powerful Midnight Oil track comes straight from the heart

Five Indigenous leaders read the Uluru Statement from the Heart on the album's final track.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
William Crighton review: Glaring is sharing in this intense show
Review

William Crighton review: Glaring is sharing in this intense show

The steeliness in the eyes of the Hunter Valley singer-songwriter matched his utter commitment to this gig.

  • by Michael Bailey