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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 of the...

Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Now that we’ve survived the unforgiving winter months, the emergence spring in sight means only one thing, music festival season beckons. With what currently seems to be...

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Pioneers of progressive death metal, Opeth just aren’t that metal any more. Moving further down the path they trod with their seventh studio album, Heritage, on...

Cover Story: Kingswood, The Aussie Rock Reawakening

Cover Story: Kingswood, The Aussie Rock Reawakening

KingswoodThe Aussie Rock Reawakening The Cover Story Words: Joe Harris Design: Nicholas Jones Kingswood, a scorching alt-rock four-piece hailing from Melbourne, are mere weeks away from...

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

Perth’s local news, music, arts and culture stalwarts RTRFM are currently in the midst of their annual Radiothon, which runs until Sunday, 24 August. Having been on...

Does The Controversial Queen Of Grunge Still Have It?

Does The Controversial Queen Of Grunge Still Have It?

With cancelled tours, on-stage tantrums, and general all round shenanigans, it was all too easy to be judgemental on whether or not Courtney Love’s show was...

The Poignant Power Of Elbow

The Poignant Power Of Elbow

Anyone who spends a long enough stretch of time as an Elbow fan has that moment. That instant where the Manchester quintet’s sophisticated soundscapes, in combination...

7 Things We Learned From Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’

7 Things We Learned From Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’

Collaboration has always been a crucial element to Kimbra’s creative development. Even before a certain duet provided her a springboard to stardom, she was already busy...

Headlining Glastonbury To Headlining Festival Hall, How Kasabian’s Aussie Tour Went

Headlining Glastonbury To Headlining Festival Hall, How Kasabian’s Aussie Tour Went

In the lead up to Kasabian’s tour, any music fan on social media would have been bombarded with highlights from their headline set at Glastonbury a...

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Hip Hop Supergroup One Day

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Hip Hop Supergroup One Day

Incase you missed the memo let us introduce you to One Day, the local hip hop supergroup comprised of local hip hop legends Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate,...

Jonathan Boulet On Creating His Own “Bowie Berlin Era”

Jonathan Boulet On Creating His Own “Bowie Berlin Era”

Musicians moving to Berlin, especially Australian musicians moving to Berlin to create music is not necessarily anything super new or noteworthy. Since Bowie’s ‘Berlin era’, moving...

The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The amount of excitement surrounding Queen’s upcoming national tour of Australia is insane, the reformed band taking to our shores for a string of stadium shows...

Meet The Aussie Music Fan Who Just Smashed Through The 500 Greatest Records Of All Time

Meet The Aussie Music Fan Who Just Smashed Through The 500 Greatest Records Of All Time

With the overwhelming accessibility of music today, deciding what to listen to is a constant (first world) problem. But you could always follow the model of Melbourne music lover,...

FKA twigs’ Debut Album Lives Up To The Hype, And Here’s Why

FKA twigs’ Debut Album Lives Up To The Hype, And Here’s Why

London-based singer FKA twigs is a transfixing artist, and one of most fascinating specimens under the microscope of hype in 2014. Tahliah Barnett has commanded the...

Sweden Hosted The World’s Most Hipster Festival, And We Were There

Sweden Hosted The World’s Most Hipster Festival, And We Were There

Gothenburg, a city in Sweden that boasts only around 550,000 inhabitants (or 950,000 if you count the surrounding areas), yet each year they play host to Way...

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

This Friday the 15th of August marks the first day of Melbourne community radio station Triple R (3RRR)’s 2014 Radiothon. Since being founded in 1976 Triple...

Do Bodyjar Still Have It 20 Years On?

Do Bodyjar Still Have It 20 Years On?

Tonight was a special night for one band who appear to have done it all. For 20 years now, Melbourne’s very own Bodyjar have toured the...

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