'A little more gentle, a little less hard-edged." That's how festival director Fiona Robertson sums up the difference between Sound and other contemporary music festivals.
Jonathan Geddes' verdict: three stars.
Our verdict: four stars.
Big names including One Direction, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran have signed up for the first BBC Music Awards.
WHEN the Rolling Stones hit Adelaide Oval tomorrow it will be the biggest production ever seen in the South Australian capital.
Nick Mulvey will play Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket next year as part of a 2015 tour.
Dave Alvin remembers very clearly the first time he heard Big Bill Broonzy.
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Verdict: Four Stars.
Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped about any possible plans for more concerts.
Former chart-toppers S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade to take part in this year's BBC Children In Need appeal.
Paolo Nutini won the gong for best track for Iron Sky from his Caustic Love album at the Q Awards.
A century ago this year, composer Alban Berg went along one May evening to the Rezidenzbuhne in Vienna to see a then little-known play called Woyzeck.