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A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2014 Victorian State Election

A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2014 Victorian State Election

With the 2014 Victorian State Election looming, the one thing that seems to be on the lips and minds of voters and even politicians alike is...

Twerps Take Us Through Their Vinyl Collection

Twerps Take Us Through Their Vinyl Collection

It’s been a busy year for Melbourne’s adored breeze-pop outfit, Twerps. The four-piece have performed perhaps only a handful of gigs this year, trading-in their buoyant and...

Is Regional Australia The Future Of Aussie Music Festivals?

Is Regional Australia The Future Of Aussie Music Festivals?

If you’ve been paying attention, Australian music festivals have been having kind of a tough year. The past 12 months have seen events that were once...

The 9 Things We Learnt From The 2014 ARIAs

The 9 Things We Learnt From The 2014 ARIAs

The ARIAs are everyone’s favourite love-to-hate awards show. They’re the perfect target for our nation’s chronic tall poppy syndrome, and the (few) people who actually watch...

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Returning from their fourth triumphant tour overseas in the past 18 months, Melbourne three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca are set to celebrate their international successes and...

8 Unreal Freebies You Can Win Right Now

8 Unreal Freebies You Can Win Right Now

We at Tone Deaf HQ are often given fantastic gifts and prizes to put up for competition for our loyal readers, whether it be from trendy...

A Guide To Reggae With SOJA

A Guide To Reggae With SOJA

The story goes in jazz circles that when legendary pianist and composer Dave Brubeck was formulating the cool tones and avant-garde time signatures that would eventually...

The Best Moments From Melbourne Music Week 2014

The Best Moments From Melbourne Music Week 2014

So the final days of November mark the end of yet another Melbourne Music Week. Now in its fifth year, Melbourne Music Week’s 2014 program was bigger and bolder than...

The 7 Records That Changed The Datsuns’ Lives

The 7 Records That Changed The Datsuns’ Lives

When speaking to The Datsuns singer and bassist Dolf de Borst about some of his favourite albums, it instantly becomes clear what sonic attributes this New...

The Teen Sensations’ Guide To Their Favourite Teen Crushes

The Teen Sensations’ Guide To Their Favourite Teen Crushes

For those uninitiated, Teen Sensations are Brissy dreamboats Georgie Sensation (George Browning), Your Sensation (Yuri Johnson), Jerry Sensation (Jeremy Neale), and Corky Sensation (Corey Herekiuha) together...

9 ARIA Awards Moments We’d Rather Forget

9 ARIA Awards Moments We’d Rather Forget

The ARIA Awards will soon be upon us and we’re already beginning to feel the excitement. Naturally, that excitement is mixed with an equal amount of...

The Ultimate NYE Party Playlist, Curated By Hermitude

The Ultimate NYE Party Playlist, Curated By Hermitude

The highly anticipated inaugural lineup of Beyond The Valley, the latest event to hit the bustling festival hub of Phillip Island, is looming ever closer. With...

Why Everybody Is Talking About The Preatures

Why Everybody Is Talking About The Preatures

In the four short years since formation, The Preatures have become one of the most talked about new Australian bands, and after the release of their...

The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

The musical personalities of Devin Townsend, whose career has run the gamut from heavy-as-a-really-heavy-thing industrial metal band Strapping Young Land, to epic space operas as a...

9 Things We Already Know About Tame Impala’s New Album

9 Things We Already Know About Tame Impala’s New Album

Just over a week ago a brand new track from super producer Mark Ronson was released entitled ‘Daffodils’ that featured vocals from Tame Impala’s genius, Kevin...

The 6 Albums That Changed Shaun Kirk’s Life

The 6 Albums That Changed Shaun Kirk’s Life

One of Australia’s most hard-touring performers Shaun Kirk spends around 300 days per year travelling from city to city, so it’s only fitting that his new...

6 Reasons Why You Should See Broken Doll Live

6 Reasons Why You Should See Broken Doll Live

Known for their energetic performances and flamboyant Harajuku-style fashion, Tokyo four-piece Broken Doll are a 1980s-inspired Japanese punk-rock band with an ever-growing following as street fashion...

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