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Legends to make fans comfortably numb

Since the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll, promoters have strived to create the ultimate festival, delivering the perfect lineup and atmosphere that will live on in fan lore.

07 Oct 2016 1:42 AM

At NY fest, a unique take on Prince’s Purple Rain

When pop legend Prince died, the indie rocker Twin Shadow said his first impulse was to rush to the studio to record a tribute to one of his musical heroes.

03 Oct 2016 11:40 PM

White rap duo back as stars, consumed by self-doubt

When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis triumphed at the 2014 Grammys, the hip-hop duo stunned much of the music industry through a gesture rarely seen in the vain celebrity world — apologising, with evident s

29 Feb 2016 3:27 AM

Swift bags top Grammy, Lamar wins 5

Taylor Swift made history on Monday as the first woman to win the top Grammy twice, but rapper Kendrick Lamar took home five awards and delivered an electrifying, politically charged performance that

17 Feb 2016 2:00 AM

Streaming to count in bestselling certifications

Gold records are coveted by musicains, determined independently of the Billboard chart and now take streaming into consideration. (Photo: AFP)

08 Feb 2016 6:05 AM


Can opera thrive in this era

How can opera thrive in the modern era of instant and free entertainment The solution, say two leading US artists, is to expose people when they least expect it.

21 Dec 2015 3:56 AM

JFK opera explores President just before the bullets

Ever since John F. Kennedy died from an assassin’s bullet, the indelible image has been the silent Zapruder film of the president’s doomed motorcade.

27 Nov 2015 5:54 AM