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Former Sony Music employees consider class action lawsuit

Former Sony Music employees consider class action lawsuit

A dozen former staff members are considering legal action after the music company launched an investigation into its workplace culture.

  • by Nathanael Cooper

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New film explores weirdest, most prolific band you’ve never heard of
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New film explores weirdest, most prolific band you’ve never heard of

For 50 years Sparks have followed their own, uncompromising musical path.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Avril Lavigne opens up about Lyme disease
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Avril Lavigne opens up about Lyme disease

Avril Lavigne says music was her saviour when she was battling Lyme disease.

MOD SUN performs Flames with Avril Lavigne
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MOD SUN performs Flames with Avril Lavigne

The official music video for MOD SUN and Avril Lavigne.

From the Archives, 1976: Bob ‘The Bear’ has it all on record

From the Archives, 1976: Bob ‘The Bear’ has it all on record

The Herald sat down with Canned Heat-vocalist Bob “The Bear” Hite to discuss the joys and perils of amassing a 30,000-strong record collection.

  • by Staff reporter
Two Sony Music Australia executives stood down as company investigates culture

Two Sony Music Australia executives stood down as company investigates culture

Denis Handlin’s son, Pat, and the local head of human resources have been placed on indefinite leave as the company’s investigation into workplace culture continues

  • by Nathanael Cooper
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Lorde announces Australian tour for third album Solar Power

Lorde announces Australian tour for third album Solar Power

For Lorde - who sings in her latest release that “she’s kind of like a prettier Jesus” - it’s one better than a second coming.

  • by Melanie Kembrey
Australian boss of Sony Music fired as company investigates workplace culture

Australian boss of Sony Music fired as company investigates workplace culture

Denis Handlin, the CEO and chairman of Sony Music Australia, was fired on Monday as the company investigates the culture at the recording industry behemoth.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Star performances bring shine to new works and old masters

Star performances bring shine to new works and old masters

Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart mingled with contemporary pieces performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Musica Viva.

  • by Peter McCallum
Chris Cody Coalition review: Octet evokes alienation and resilience

Chris Cody Coalition review: Octet evokes alienation and resilience

A second long-form jazz work a year after his last increases Chris Cody’s stature as a composer still further.

  • by John Shand
Bob Evans’ croon shines through

Bob Evans’ croon shines through

Jebediah frontman Kevin Mitchell seemed comfier as his folk-pop alter-ego at this Camelot Lounge solo gig.

  • by Michael Bailey