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Ray Columbus

'Modfather' receives UK nod

Kiwi "Modfather" Ray Columbus has been included on a new British 3-CD box set of 1960s Mod music.

X marks spot for Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran takes out the number one placing for his album, X, and his single, Sing, on official music charts.

The continued damning of Yoko Ono

SIMON SWEETMAN

simon sweetman This week I kept getting sent the clip of Yoko Ono at Glastonbury...

Giants strive for perfection

i am giant I Am Giant's Paul Matthews talks about their new album Science & Survival and the risks they took to create it.

Taylor's secret of success

Taylor Swift OPINION: Taylor Swift has outlined her strategy to combat music's changing landscape.

Beethoven triple treat

Pietari Inkinen To hear Beethoven's symphonies back-to-back is to experience the radical nature of the composer's journey.

Ellie wins over Chch

Nelson band Broods, opening for the electro-pop-scene ''it girl'', did not disappoint.

Goulding owned the stage in Wellington

It takes two to tango

Album 'like a love letter'

Ariana Grande This album reminds me of a time when music was about that, the music, not about auto-tune.

Korn's best album yet

Metal fans rejoice - Korn is back with its finest work yet, Lucas Lormans writes.

Queen B's new album her best yet

Review: Rewind the Film

A noisy, grunty debut EP

This is rock played like it should be, noisy and uncompromising, Jason Peters writes.

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