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The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

Tomorrow, September 20th sees the birth of Young Henry’s Small World, a one-day festival and a celebration of the inner west – Small World, featuring some...

Inside Australia’s New Heavy Music Festival, & What To Expect

Inside Australia’s New Heavy Music Festival, & What To Expect

In case you missed the memo Australian is getting a new camping heavy music festival set to draw in around 3000 punters from the 10th to...

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

In this day and age it is near on impossible to escape the words; ‘pressure’, ‘anticipation’ and ‘second album syndrome’, when discussing the release of a...

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

Australian festival-goers have never been more spoilt for choice than they have in 2014, thanks to a steady stream of fresh-faced boutique festivals cropping up where others drop...

Meet Australia’s Most Charitable Band

Meet Australia’s Most Charitable Band

Melbourne punks Wolfpack are about to hit the road in support of their brand new debut LP Seen Not Herd (out via Sudden Death Records). Known locally...

The 5 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 5 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...

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

When we spoke to Mike Hadreas back in early 2013 there was one quote that stuck out above the rest. The singer behind Perfume Genius revealed to...

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

Incase for some crazy reason you missed them, Orphans Orphans are a Brisbane ‘collective’ formed from a number of other Brisbane bands (including The Furrs, Millions,...

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

It’s September, which means it’s finals season for both major sporting codes in Australia, AFL and NRL. It also means that plans are well underway for...

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

Most music fans will at least know of Anthony Fantano, the (self-professed) ‘internet’s busiest music nerd’, who since launching his website and vlog The Needle Drop...

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably lost your deep QLD tan, (hopefully) regained brain function and dealt with the three day hangover from BIGSOUND  – but not the...

How Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

How Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

Try as you will, it’s impossible to fully capture the spirit of Angus & Julia Stone until you’ve witnessed their live performance. Whilst some may pigeonhole...

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

Only three years ago Justin Townes Earle played to a packed out Forum Theatre in Melbourne. Shaking the sweat from his singlet he complained about the...

6 More Amazing Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

6 More Amazing Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

In the past couple of months we’ve put together two different collections of music docos that are available right now for your viewing pleasure. From features...

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Brisbane collective Orphans Orphans arrived earlier this year with the pulsating, blitzkrieg rock anthem ‘Orphan’ shortly followed up by current the single ‘Lighten Up Your Day’....

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Thanks to the incredible accessibility of music today, new bands can become the next big thing within moments and sell out shows before they’ve even played....

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

Today marks the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014‘s live roster, and though the speaker panel line up and the live is the biggest and best we’ve...

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