Yours and Owls Festival Hit Wollongong With A Killer Lineup

Following a hugely successful year in 2014, the annual Yours & Owls Music & Arts Festival returned in 2015, with a huge lineup and even a considerable expansion, with multiple days and weekend camping. This year’s festivities were held at Stuart Park in Wollongong on Friday, 2nd October and until...

How I Started A Boutique Aussie Music Festival & How You Can Too

Following a hugely successful year in 2014, the organisers of the now annual Yours & Owls Music & Arts Festival have now announced in June their triumphant return for 2015, with a brand new lineup and even a considerable expansion, with multiple days and weekend camping. This year’s festivities are...

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 of the Australian variety. We do make the best music in the world, after all. In honouring our favourite Aussies, we’ve once again compiled a...

11 Records To Get Excited About This June

While it’s easier than ever these days to find and get music, it seems like every day it becomes more and more difficult to just get the things you actually want to hear.  With tons of albums getting released each month, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of the releases...

Groovin The Moo Bounded Into Bendigo

Even though summer may be behind us, there’s still plenty of reason for Aussie live music lovers to smile with a music festival that’s taking over a whole town dropping an epic lineup, the regional musical circus, Groovin The Moo, dropped by Bendigo this weekend check out the pics below.

Aussies Storm Super-Sized The Great Escape 2015 Lineup

A slew of Aussies will be headed for the UK this May and they won’t just be looking for bar work. Thanks in part to the efforts of Sounds Australia, a clique of talented Australian artists will be taking the stage to play the UK’s The Great Escape festival, which...

Duckpond Curated A Show At Monash Uni & We Were There

Melbourne is home to a host of unique gigs in unconventional gig spaces, but there was something about The Alexander Technique, that on paper at least, would be pretty special. Described as “a new and unique approach to the presenting of arts and entertainment” this event would combine fine food,...

Win A Double Pass To See Saskwatch & Animaux At The Alexander Technique

A new and unique approach to the presenting of arts and entertainment is happening at The Alexander Theatre at Monash University. Called ‘The Alexander Technique’ and combining the elements of performance, dance, art and music with fine food and drink in an intimate precinct, The Alexander Technique threatens to become...

One Of These Aussie Bands Is About To Get $50K Richer

One of these Aussie bands is about to get $50,000 richer after the shortlist for the second Carlton Dry Global Music Grant was officially announced, off the back of the AIR Awards nominations. Established in 2013, the $50,000 Carlton Dry Global Music Grant was created in conjunction with AIR to help...

Final BIGSOUND 2014 Announcement Is The Biggest & Best Yet

BIGSOUND 2014 was already more than living up to its name with an epic lineup of more than 100 emerging Aussie artists and a huge list of unmissable speakers, confirming its status as Australia’s arguably biggest and best music industry conference. Now organisers have announced a final round of bands for...

Are Saskwatch Australia’s Greatest Soul Act?

It’s not a secret that Melbourne produces some of the best bands in the country no matter what the genre of music. Any night of the week you can catch amazing gigs of whatever persuasion you fancy from acoustic jams to punk mayhem. Currently Melbourne’s soul scene is turning out...