Hit Or Shit: Splendour In The Grass 2016

Hit Or Shit: Splendour In The Grass 2016

The excitement of another Splendour In The Grass has come and gone. As Splendour 2016 begins to recede into our collective rearview mirror, those of

All Of The Highlights From The Final Day Of Splendour In The Grass 2016

All Of The Highlights From The Final Day Of Splendour In The Grass 2016

Our writer Nick Cheek managed to make it through to the end of another Splendour unscathed to bring us his take on the final day

5 Undiscovered South Australia Artists You Need To Hear With MANE

5 Undiscovered South Australia Artists You Need To Hear With MANE

MANE (aka Paige Renee Court) is an independent singer/songwriter from Adelaide with a uniquely beautiful and soulful voice, whose slinky single ‘Bitter’ we premiered recently. Adelaide

10 Times Rock Bands Got In Ridiculous Fights With Their Fans

10 Times Rock Bands Got In Ridiculous Fights With Their Fans

Every band has their bad days. Rock starts especially are known for being hot-headed, and some fans are genuinely asking for it. We’ve taken a

How To Start A Successful Band And Get Paid

How To Start A Successful Band And Get Paid

Making music comes naturally to a lot of people. Learning an instrument, writing some tunes, and maybe even playing them live – it all makes sense. But

The 7 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with Triple R Music Director Simon Winkler

The 7 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with Triple R Music Director Simon Winkler

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable thirst to keep their ears ahead of the curve. So

Meteoric Talent E^ST Talks About The Female Artists That Changed Her Life

Meteoric Talent E^ST Talks About The Female Artists That Changed Her Life

E^ST has had a pretty meteoric rise through the field of young emerging talent between the release of last year’s debut EP The Alley, and has

Underground Punk Icons Screaming Females Talk 6 Artists That Changed Their Lives

Underground Punk Icons Screaming Females Talk 6 Artists That Changed Their Lives

Screaming Females are one of the hardest working, hardest shredding independent punk bands, boasting an incredible frontwoman in Marissa Paternoster. Last year was the band’s

We Rank Queens Of The Stone Age’s Albums From Worst To Best

We Rank Queens Of The Stone Age’s Albums From Worst To Best

Queens of the Stone Age are indisputably one of the greatest bands to ever exist, and their discography is more than able to back up

All You Can Eat Gigs: We Test The Aussie Subscription That Promises Unlimited Gig Tickets

All You Can Eat Gigs: We Test The Aussie Subscription That Promises Unlimited Gig Tickets

Earlier in the year we reported on an innovative gig subscription service called Giggedin that had just begun to operate in Sydney. Having now expanded

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

Stage Of Origin: Which Aussie State Has The Best Music Festivals?

Stage Of Origin: Which Aussie State Has The Best Music Festivals?

Tonight is the final game of this season’s State of Origin series, and it’s clear that one state definitely has the upper hand as far

How To Get Your Your Band To SXSW, And Live To Tell The Tale

How To Get Your Your Band To SXSW, And Live To Tell The Tale

Sydney’s Big White managed to do what all bands dream of and got themselves to South by Southwest (SXSW) as part of a massive 40-date

Avoid Being A Sleaze With Abbe May’s Guide To Flirting

Avoid Being A Sleaze With Abbe May’s Guide To Flirting

Abbe May is back after a pretty tumultuous couple of years with the slinky comeback ‘Are We Flirting?’, the lead single from her forthcoming record Bitchcraft.

The 10 Sydney Bands Who Defined The 2000s

The 10 Sydney Bands Who Defined The 2000s

The Sydney band scene in the 2000s ushered in a bit of a renaissance for Aussie bands, as a swathe of talented acts took the

A Monster Playlist Curated By Martin King, Leisure Suite, Darcy Baylis & More

A Monster Playlist Curated By Martin King, Leisure Suite, Darcy Baylis & More

Some of our favourite folks from the Melbourne electronic scene have put together a monster playlist for us, the summer theme intended to warm us all up

A Guide To Australia’s Psych Scene By The Best Aussie Psych Bands

A Guide To Australia’s Psych Scene By The Best Aussie Psych Bands

Despite what Tame Impala chief Kevin Parker might think, we actually have a very rich and sprawling psychedelic rock scene absolutely jam-packed with great bands



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