Backstage With The Aussies At Glastonbury 2016

Backstage With The Aussies At Glastonbury 2016

You’d think it’d be hard for Glatsonbury Festival to top themselves every year but they always manage to do it. The massive lineup this year...

Courtney Barnett, Tired Lion Caught In Emergency Festival Evacuation

Courtney Barnett, Tired Lion Caught In Emergency Festival Evacuation

Mother Nature has not been very kind to music festivals so far this year. She’s led to the impromptu cancellation of several notable events, including...

Friendlyjordies Tears Into Triple J Listeners Hard

Friendlyjordies Tears Into Triple J Listeners Hard

Australia’s YouTube-based moral compass, friendlyjordies, is known for tackling Australia’s most pertinent socio-political issues with his famed irreverence and his cast of satirical characters (we...

THIS WEEK’S 7 BEST LOCAL GIGS UNDER $15

THIS WEEK’S 7 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...


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Travel Diary: Ngaiire Takes Us On An Adventure Through Europe And The Middle East

Travel Diary: Ngaiire Takes Us On An Adventure Through Europe And The Middle East

Ngaiire’s new album Blastoma is one of the year’s best so far, her stunning voice only matched by equally-impressive production by Paul Mac and Jack Grace....

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Brought J-pop Madness To Festival Hall

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Brought J-pop Madness To Festival Hall

Photos by Don Sim Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is a bit of an international breakout star as far as J-pop idols are concerned, and she finally...


Does Listening To Music Help You Study, Or Just Make It Harder?

Does Listening To Music Help You Study, Or Just Make It Harder?

Exams have just about wrapped up this year, and no doubt a lot of students were reading textbooks with headphones in, trying to ease the pain...


15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

So Led Zeppelin officially didn’t rip off ‘Stairway to Heaven’ from an obscure instrumental by a 1960s prog-rock band. At least as far as a...


The 7 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 7 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...


Tour Diary: A.D.K.O.B Are Blowing Roofs Off All Over Australia (They Swear)

Tour Diary: A.D.K.O.B Are Blowing Roofs Off All Over Australia (They Swear)

Sydney crew A.D.K.O.B make smooth and delightfully off-kilter indie pop, and are currently midway through a national tour, having already supported the likes of Sticky...


Music Videos

Premiere: Lucy B Delivers Delicate Pop Balladry With ‘Stay’

Premiere: Lucy B Delivers Delicate Pop Balladry With ‘Stay’

‘Stay’ is a new acoustic ballad from Sydney singer/songwriter Lucy Burke, and impresses with an immaculately-produced