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Anja Nissen

The Voice winner fights back

The Voice Australia winner Anja Nissen is so busy, she hasn't even heard her record yet.

Manic fandom

SIMON SWEETMAN

simon sweetman Manics fans. A special bunch. Are they the most maniacal? Are they the most misguided?

McBoing Boing captivates

Bret McKenzie This was a kids concert, and the Opera House was full of excited, enthusiastic youngsters.

Benny Tipene to open for American Authors

benny tipene Benny Tipene will perform with American Authors and Andy Grammer in Auckland in September.

Singer hopes to jazz up Hamilton

Raewyn Watkins Raewyn Watkins is aiming to become an expert in all that jazz - literally.

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.

CD review - The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug

Queen B's new album her best yet

A noisy, grunty debut EP

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

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