Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning 1981 film "Chariots of Fire" became one of the most loved movie scores, has died at the age of 79.
The Dunedin Public Library has been rocked by a group of intrepid sonic innovators sharing their passion for finding weird and wonderful ways to manipulate audio.
Australian music legend Jimmy Barnes has finally set a date to perform in Dunedin - and fans don't have long to wait.
Jonathan Lemalu was singing more lyrically than usual in the shower yesterday morning, after receiving from Prince Charles the night before an honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Music.
Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra have won the Eurovision Song Contest in Italy with their entry "Stefania", riding a wave of public support to claim an emotional victory.
Screaming guitars, big hair, smouldering looks, very tight jeans and hoarse voices - you can expect a major late-20th-century musical flashback when Rock Tenors play the Mayfair Theatre in July.
Bone-chilling winds, cracking icebergs, crashing waves and the squawks and roars of Antarctic wildlife are sounds not traditionally heard during classical concerts.
British reggae band UB40 are set to hit the stage in Queenstown next year as part of a New Zealand tour announced today.
It was a courtroom drama with two towering protagonists. In one corner stood a record mogul with a history of violence and Mafia links who was notorious for stealing musicians’ work. In the other...
A Queenstown music festival, intended as a one-off replacement, hit the right note last year and returns on Good Friday.
Whakatipu Music Festival brings professional musicians, emerging performers, local talent and backstage professionals together in a long weekend of music.
A classic Dunedin music venue was resurrected for a night after local bands took the law into their own hands.
When a young Claire Barton first stood on a stage to sing in a competition, she had a limited knowledge of music.
An album featuring New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill has won a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.
Prominent conspiracy theorist and former frontman of New Zealand band Opshop Jason Kerrison appears to be profiting from the Government’s Covid-19 response.
The Foo Fighters have cancelled their New Zealand tour and all upcoming concerts after the death of their bandmate Taylor Hawkins.
On her new album Aldous Harding inhabits as many voices as there are songs, singing and playing with a palette as broad and bold as autumn. To help us approach this latest aural harvest, a group of...