Splendour In The Grass 2015 Sideshows Announced With Blur & More

Splendour In The Grass 2015 Sideshows Announced With Blur & More

The wait is finally over. Last week, the organisers of Splendour In The Grass 2015 gave punters across Australia reason to celebrate when they dropped...

Fury Over Homophobic T-Shirt For Sale At Coachella’s Sister Festival

Fury Over Homophobic T-Shirt For Sale At Coachella’s Sister Festival

One thing we’ve had enough of at music festivals are those tacky clothing markets that sell “funny t-shirts” and cheap, mass-produced Bob Marley, Nirvana and the ilk...

Sydney Venue Slayed Online After Disrupting ANZAC Day Service

Sydney Venue Slayed Online After Disrupting ANZAC Day Service

A Sydney nightclub has been forced to issue an awkward apology after music interrupted an ANZAC Day dawn service being held nearby. In a statement,...

The Aussie Bands Proving Rock Is Far From Dead

The Aussie Bands Proving Rock Is Far From Dead

We’ve all read the doomsday predictions. Whether it’s Gene Simmons or your dad, everyone’s telling us that rock and roll is over. Bands aren’t interested...


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Why Bill Callahan Is Indie Rock’s Unsung Hero

Why Bill Callahan Is Indie Rock’s Unsung Hero

Bill Callahan is one of music’s most mythical, mysterious and treasured characters. The 48 year-old singer-songwriter has produced records since the beginning of the 1990s,...

Does Cherry Bar’s James Young Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

Does Cherry Bar’s James Young Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

James Young is a man with many strings to his bow. As he tells Tone Deaf, he’s been a lawyer, a journalist, a radio presenter,...


How Gang Of Youths Turned Tragedy Into One Of The Best Indie Rock Records In Years

How Gang Of Youths Turned Tragedy Into One Of The Best Indie Rock Records In Years

“Fuck, I love redheads,” says David Le’aupepe, the enormous, leather-jacket clad frontman of Gang of Youths. He clasps my small, burgundy skull with his bear...


The Incredible Gig Moments That Changed EELS’ Lives

The Incredible Gig Moments That Changed EELS’ Lives

Californian alt-rockers EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, aka ‘E’,...


The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

We listen to a lot of music here at Tone Deaf HQ, and we’re the first to admit we’re perhaps a little biased towards sounds...


More Great Moments From Babaganouj’s National Tour

More Great Moments From Babaganouj’s National Tour

In 2014 Babaganouj garnered serious cred and attention with their releases ‘Too Late For Love’ and ‘Bluff’ – leading them to tour nationally twice, play...