THE quest for making robot music with human hands goes on for Midnight Juggernauts - and there isn't a Daft Punk helmet in sight.
LIVE music fans will be flying high to hear chart-topping rockers Birds Of Tokyo return to North Queensland in July.
YOU'D be pressed to find a busier person in the Australian music industry in 2013 than Melbourne maestro Nicky Bomba.
IT'S a big week at KickArts with the official launch of the Renegades: Outsider Art exhibition on Friday night.
AS the outgoing Queen of the Knob, Rachel Bradley is looking forward to a little bit of anonymity.
ATTEMPTING to replace all your living room devices with a single unit, Microsoft has launched its new gaming console, the Xbox One, at Microsoft HQ in Seattle.
ALMOST directly across the road from the manic scenes of the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, a banner unfurled on the fourth floor of a modest building reads simply: "Australia".
IT'S been almost 12 months in the making but in less than a week Cairns audiences will see one of the most captivating dance performances of 2013 as Phluxus2 Dance Collective premieres its newest work de-generator at the Centre of Contemporary Arts.
THE Far North's funniest comedians will get their chance to strut their stuff alongside some of Australia's best this weekend at the Port Douglas Carnivale Open Mic Comedy competition.
Guy Sebastian has the most number 1 hits for an Aussie male artist. He recently has kicked off his get along tour, playing more than 40 shows around the country.
THOUSANDS of people lined the streets last night for the Macrossan Street Parade extravaganza and big crowds are again expected today at Port Douglas Carnivale 2013.
YOU'D be forgiven if you thought New Zealand's Jeshua Luafutu - better known to most simply as Scribe - had dropped off the face of the earth.
DOUG Robins and JUTE Theatre reached their target of $11,000 to stage Propelled, a play about Robins' life through crowdfunding arts funding platform Pozible.com.
While most of his family chose a career in professional sports, young MC and producer Swiss' only future is with the beats.
PROMISING the most spectacular display of death-defying stunts and extreme action sports ever seen in Cairns, Nitro Circus Live lands at Cazaly's next weekend on one of the final dates of their regional Australian tour. MORE
US electro-rap superstars Far East Movement have announced they will tour Australia in July, including a date in Cairns at Gilligan's.
Daintree Rainforest Festival forced to cancel event at Daintree Station, currently looking for new venue
The upcoming Daintree Rainforest Festival has run into some dramas with its venue and is currently on the search for a new venue.
THE Far North will again prove it's the reggae capital of Australia this weekend, as Julian Marley, son of Jamaican legend Bob Marley, drops in for one night only as part of his Australian tour.
CAIRNS Ukulele Festival organisers reckon this year's event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever.
Cairns Blues Festival favourite Mason Rack returns with a new outfit after wearing his old boys out, writes Jesse Kuch