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8 Great Places To Study If You Want A Career In The Music Industry

8 Great Places To Study If You Want A Career In The Music Industry

With the date fast-approaching where poor youngsters around Australia sit their final Year 12 exams, so too arrives their “life-defining” decision where they must select a University or...

Anvil’s 12 Rules For Success In The Music Industry

Anvil’s 12 Rules For Success In The Music Industry

The definition of success, like beauty and art, is something that society wholly agrees upon, though at the same time, everybody you meet is poised to...

History’s Greatest Rock N Roll Reinventions, With The Stiffys

History’s Greatest Rock N Roll Reinventions, With The Stiffys

Melbourne’s most important sailor themed duo The Stiffys (aka Jason Leigh and Adam Stagg) are about to tour next month in celebration of their brand new single...

The 8 Local Labels Most Likely to Sign Your New Favorite Band

The 8 Local Labels Most Likely to Sign Your New Favorite Band

We’re all more than familiar with Rough Trade, Epitaph, XL, Fat Possum, and the virtually unending list of iconic independent record labels that follows on from...

10 Wicked Acts We Saw At CMJ 2014

10 Wicked Acts We Saw At CMJ 2014

Like any music conference/festival, New York’s CMJ Music Marathon is a strange, unwieldy beast; like trying to wrestle the Marshmallow Man while drinking too much and...

The 9 Most Memorable Moments From Festival Of The Sun

The 9 Most Memorable Moments From Festival Of The Sun

Port Macquarie’s weekend-long boutique camping and BYO Festival, Festival Of The Sun 2014 has already sold out, and there’s no real question why. Featuring the likes of...

The 7 Records That Changed Black Lips’ Lives

The 7 Records That Changed Black Lips’ Lives

In addition to the consistent critical acclaim heaped upon their recorded effort, their regularly lauded live performances, and their propensity for making headlines with their extracurricular...

Peking Duk: Inside One Of The Biggest Songs Of 2014

Peking Duk: Inside One Of The Biggest Songs Of 2014

It’s been one hell of a ride for Reuben Styles and Adam Hyde, the Canberra-based buddies known to the world as Peking Duk. Speaking to one...

Another 6 Great Albums You Can Download For Free Right Now

Another 6 Great Albums You Can Download For Free Right Now

Sick of your iTunes playlist but short on cash? How about another compilation of great listens that are totally free? That’s the proper ‘no hidden fees/strings...

Guy Pearce On Why He’s Waited Over 30 Years To Release His Music

Guy Pearce On Why He’s Waited Over 30 Years To Release His Music

One of, if not the biggest surprise in Aussie music for 2014 is Guy Pearce. In August, the actor/director dropped his debut single ‘Storm’ causing a...

The 8 Things We Learnt From The Flaming Lips’ Beatles Tribute Album

The 8 Things We Learnt From The Flaming Lips’ Beatles Tribute Album

“It’s the Flaming Lips doing the Beatles, and we’ve got a lot of our really fucking weird friends to help us do this record.” This is...

We Taste-Test Silverchair Drummer’s Alcopop Range, So You Don’t Have To

We Taste-Test Silverchair Drummer’s Alcopop Range, So You Don’t Have To

It’s been five months since the Tone Deaf office first taste-tested La Mascara, the alcohol line concocted by ex-Silverchair drummer Ben Gillie and his wife Jackie, aka The Real Housewives...

The Things We Learnt From King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s New Album

The Things We Learnt From King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s New Album

If you’re familiar with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, then many things come to mind at the single mention of their name; whimsical melodies, a...

The 7 Best Pubs In Australia, According To Drunk Mums

The 7 Best Pubs In Australia, According To Drunk Mums

Our favourite Melbourne pub rockers Drunk Mums recently dropped their new single ‘Nanganator’, a follow up to the power rock hit ‘Plastic’. ‘Nanganator’ is and ode to...

The 8 AWME Shows You Can’t Miss

The 8 AWME Shows You Can’t Miss

Established in 2008, the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo has become the undisputed premier roots music industry conference of the Southern Hemisphere. Calling Melbourne its home over...

Chris Robinson: I “Have Not Made Any Money, And No One Really Cares”

Chris Robinson: I “Have Not Made Any Money, And No One Really Cares”

You can feel the California sunshine; almost smell the organic vegetarian chilli cooking on the stove and the sweet sound of the Grateful Dead blowing in...

17 Ways To Support Your Favourite Bands When You’re Broke

17 Ways To Support Your Favourite Bands When You’re Broke

Recently, we reported on the struggles of one Aussie band that relocated to the States with the high hopes of making it big, to no prevail,...

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