Meet The Man Who Broke The Music Industry & Almost Got Away With It

Meet The Man Who Broke The Music Industry & Almost Got Away With It

Even in a world dominated by torrents, an album leak is still regarded by most artists as nothing short of a tragedy. Indeed, their labels...

The Numbers Don’t Lie, Jay-Z’s Streaming Service Is A Spectacular Flop

The Numbers Don’t Lie, Jay-Z’s Streaming Service Is A Spectacular Flop

While it remains to be seen whether or not Tidal, Jay-Z’s much-hyped Spotify killer, will save the music business the way its co-owners, which includes...

Is This The Best Concert $3 Can Buy?

Is This The Best Concert $3 Can Buy?

Each week we piece together a column of the best local gigs you can attend for $15.00, which is unequivocally the best value your money...

Meet The Indie Record Label Championing Australia’s Underground Music Scene

Meet The Indie Record Label Championing Australia’s Underground Music Scene

We here at Tone Deaf love nothing more than reporting on everything that is music, however sometimes there might be a little bit too much...


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The Guitar Gear That Karnivool Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear That Karnivool Couldn’t Live Without

With the release of 2005’s Themata, Karnivool made it known that they had arrived to shake up the Australian metal scene. The record was a...

This Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

This Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the...


How To Sample And Remix Music Legally

How To Sample And Remix Music Legally

It seems every day there’s a new high-profile legal dispute over the use of music sampling and copyright infringement, just recently Tone Deaf reported on the...


13 Great Moments From The Ocean’s National Tour

13 Great Moments From The Ocean’s National Tour

German post-metal vanguards The Ocean have announced they are finally returning to Australia this April to take fans Down Under through their highly acclaimed album...


Meet Australia’s Most Promising New Folk Star Timberwolf

Meet Australia’s Most Promising New Folk Star Timberwolf

Rising Australian Indie / Folk talent Timberwolf is definitely one name worth getting to know. Having released two inpressive singles, and toured nationally earlier this year, the Adelaide...


The 5 Things You Need To Know About Alabama Shakes’ New Record

The 5 Things You Need To Know About Alabama Shakes’ New Record

Since the release of the Athens, Alabama group’s critically acclaimed 2012 album Boys & Girls, Albama Shakes the band have been nominated for a Brit and...