12 Underrated Songs By Well-Rated Bands

12 Underrated Songs By Well-Rated Bands

The question of which band or which song is underrated, overrated, or deserves the amount of praise it garners is one of those pub debates...

Luke Steele Shares Details Of His Futuristic Collab With Daniel Johns

Luke Steele Shares Details Of His Futuristic Collab With Daniel Johns

We recently received a long-awaited update on the long-long-awaited Daniel Johns and Luke Steele collaboration, which has been in the works for years and was...

We Just Witnessed The Most Original Like A Version Cover Of 2016

We Just Witnessed The Most Original Like A Version Cover Of 2016

We’ve been pretty impressed with the latest round of Like A Version covers. After complaining about the spate of soundalike covers that paired minimal drum...

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...


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Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

As guitarist and producer Oscar Dawson makes his cup of morning coffee, “feeling lazy” at home in Melbourne, you wouldn’t think that the indie rockers...

Life On The Road With Melbourne Electro-Pop Darlings RKDA And Aeora

Life On The Road With Melbourne Electro-Pop Darlings RKDA And Aeora

RKDA and Aeora are two of the upstart electronic outfits currently surging out of Melbourne, each making their own shimmering blend of dark electro pop....


The Delta Riggs Want To Give Their Fans Memories Instead Of Merch

The Delta Riggs Want To Give Their Fans Memories Instead Of Merch

Australia’s irrepressible jam-band, The Delta Riggs are releasing their third studio album Active Galactic tomorrow, and fans are in for a disco-infused, punk-laced rock ‘n’ roll...


The Guitar Gear Deftones Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear Deftones Couldn’t Live Without

California heavy music veterans Deftones have announced they are set to return to Australia for a run of national headline shows this November, to be...


Emerging Artists Shout Out The Fellow Musos That Inspire Them

Emerging Artists Shout Out The Fellow Musos That Inspire Them

Everyone needs a bit of musical inspiration from time to time – aspiring musicians possibly most of all – and sometimes the best source of inspiration...


Snowtunes Is Leading A Wave Of Innovative Boutique Festivals

Snowtunes Is Leading A Wave Of Innovative Boutique Festivals

Boutique winter festival Snowtunes is only two weeks away, returning to picturesque Lake Jindabyne on September 3rd 2016. Promising to “unshackle your imagination and push the...