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Jamie Smith's MABON were brought up playing Welsh folk tunes, but quickly embraced traditional sounds from all Celtic countries. They are now celebrating two decades of creating irresistible, joyful, imaginative and bold tunes. Stephanie Mitchell talks to drummer iolo about playing Womad in New Plymouth next year, being an avid reader, and Tom Jones.
REVIEW: A Shania Twain concert at Auckland's Spark Arena is the perfect Gals Night Out, but don't be disappointed if parts of the show leave you feeling a little flat or confused.
Can you enjoy music, even if its lyrics are politically incorrect, insensitive, and generally off? Yes, I reckon you can.
The National Party has won an appeal against $600,000 damages it was ordered to pay for having used a rip off version of an award winning Eminem rap song in a 2014 campaign ad.
An American radio station is clapping back at broadcasters boycotting Baby It's Cold Outside, by thrashing the Christmas classic on repeat.
An impromptu kapa haka performed by New Zealand students has stopped people in their tracks on the streets of Spain.
Ed Sheeran's record-breaking New Zealand tour has helped him top the charts as the highest-grossing performer of 2018.
This story was originally published by Now To Love and is republished with permission.
Mr Worldwide has blessed the rains down in Africa, which is either a blessing or a curse for us all.
Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music.
OPINION: We live in a world where everyone gets a trophy for participating - no matter how poor their efforts are.
Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros (NZ$24m) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges.
The dreadlocks may have disappeared, but the anticipation of a full reunion has been growing for Mother Guru.