Hot on the heels of Kamasi Washington's cosmos-spanning, genre defying epic, Heaven & Earth, comes an album from Dunedin of no less ambition.
This disc successfully mixes ancient and ultra-modern sounds, trying to portray a "slowly evolving, ethereal world, with pieces that express, reflect and explore non-linear time and memory as sound".
Julia Deans is touring the country promoting her critically-acclaimed sophomore album We Light Fire. She talks to Fraser Thompson ahead of her Dunedin gig.
Neil Finn talks to Randy Lewis about touring his new album with son Liam, and joining Fleetwood Mac.
Chills frontman Martin Phillipps talks to Tony Nielsen about life, death and the group's new album, Snow Bound.
Madonna has launched a fundraiser to support her work with children in Malawi to mark her 60th birthday.
Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, has been visited by singer Stevie Wonder, US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman.
Ticket prices for the remaining seats at Katy Perry's Auckland shows have been slashed to below $70.
Aretha Franklin, the legendary "Queen of Soul" and one of the most acclaimed vocalists of all time, is reportedly "gravely ill" in a Detroit-area hospital.
"When the whole world seems fake, give me something real," Shemekia Copeland pleads on Smoked Ham and Peaches.
Travis Scott is perhaps best known as Kylie Jenner’s Baby-Daddy, yet this status will change with grandiloquent third album Astroworld.
Philadelphia-born Santigold, who grew up listening to her parents reggae records and visiting Jamaica, has lobbed a breezy dancehall flare into the middle of the northern summer.
A good-sized audience were delighted by the playful music and obscure tones of the baroque instruments performed by Ensemble Zefiro at the Glenroy Auditorium last night, writes Marian Poole.
More than 450 people have jammed to Highway to Hell in Sydney to break the world record for the most electric guitarists playing the same song.
Pop superstar Pink returned to the stage in Sydney with a vengeance after illness forced her to postpone four shows during the week.
One of New Zealand's most awarded and celebrated musicians is embroiled in a fierce spat with the award-winning director of one of his music videos.