Amanda Palmer On Her Art, Her Fans, And Her Bond With Australia

Amanda Palmer On Her Art, Her Fans, And Her Bond With Australia

Art and creativity have always been a constant component and a driving force behind initiating change. Especially in the current political climate, we find that

The 12 Most Criminally Underrated Rolling Stones Tracks

The 12 Most Criminally Underrated Rolling Stones Tracks

The Rolling Stones have given us countless hits throughout their illustrious career, and anyone who has ever turned on a radio and flicked the dial


We Chat To Shaggy About Whether Music Was Actually Better In The ’90s

We Chat To Shaggy About Whether Music Was Actually Better In The ’90s

“I have fans come up to me all the time and they’ll introduce their child to me and they’ll say something like; ‘hey this is


Refused And The Changing Shape Of Punk To Come

Refused And The Changing Shape Of Punk To Come

In 2012, 14 years on from their acrimonious split, Swedish hardcore giants Refused made a triumphant return for one of the year’s biggest and most


Food Court And The Dirty Nil Review Each Other’s Work On Their New Collab

Food Court And The Dirty Nil Review Each Other’s Work On Their New Collab

We write on a lot of music here at Tone Deaf, but it’s also nice to hear what the band themselves think of some of


Laura Mvula Takes Us Through The Soundtrack To Her Life

Laura Mvula Takes Us Through The Soundtrack To Her Life

Supremely talented vocalist Laura Mvula is bringing her fantastic new songbook The Dreaming Room to Australia in April as she lends her pipes to the huge


10 More Of The Best Side Projects In Musical History

10 More Of The Best Side Projects In Musical History

We’ve written extensively about side-projects in the past, and with good reason – side projects can be one of the best things in a music


The Jezabels Hayley Mary On Inflated Egos And The Dark Side Of Byron Bay

The Jezabels Hayley Mary On Inflated Egos And The Dark Side Of Byron Bay

It’s late afternoon on Day two of Falls, and the sun shows no signs of going anywhere as the vocalist uses her leopard print blouse


QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen Chats Gone Is Gone, ‘Echolocation’, And His Struggle With Iggy Pop

QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen Chats Gone Is Gone, ‘Echolocation’, And His Struggle With Iggy Pop

It really does feel like we’re on opposite sides of the world, with guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age) bringing the sunny


Sounds Australia Sent A Team Of Aussie Music Experts On A Mission To South America

Sounds Australia Sent A Team Of Aussie Music Experts On A Mission To South America

Australia’s much-appreciated proponents of exporting Aussie music to the world, Sounds Australia, were able to celebrate the last-minute securing of much-deserved federal funding last year by launching


The Funniest Attempts By Bands To Win Your Hottest 100 Votes

The Funniest Attempts By Bands To Win Your Hottest 100 Votes

While we’re still reeling from the marathon slog that was 2016’s monstrous election season, it’s that time of year when we start seeing campaigns of


Meet The UK’s Brash New Indie Rock Export High Tyde

Meet The UK’s Brash New Indie Rock Export High Tyde

That feeling of the first time touring, getting paid to do something you love, is so incredibly infectious. It’s all about taking those first steps


Vancouver Sleep Clinic Give Us A Glimpse Inside Their Long-Awaited Concept Album ‘Revival’

Vancouver Sleep Clinic Give Us A Glimpse Inside Their Long-Awaited Concept Album ‘Revival’

Music often serves several purposes, although individual listening experiences may differ entirely, most of us are on the hunt for that active listening experience. But


Are Voice-Controlled Headphones The Beginning Of The End?

Are Voice-Controlled Headphones The Beginning Of The End?

One thing a lot of people haven’t cottoned onto in regards to the release of Apple’s AirPods is that this isn’t just the end of


The Local Acts Beat The Internationals At Freedom Time’s NYD Party

The Local Acts Beat The Internationals At Freedom Time’s NYD Party

In Melbourne, the heaving Australian trendsetter and southern hemisphere event epicentre, it appears that New Year’s Eve is out. The packed clubs, belligerent punters, frustration


We Could Be Looking At One Of The Biggest Hottest 100 Upsets In Years

We Could Be Looking At One Of The Biggest Hottest 100 Upsets In Years

This year’s Hottest 100 result has seemed like it’s been almost wrapped up for months now, with one track well out in front of the


These Are The 17 Albums We Are Most Looking Forward To in 2017

These Are The 17 Albums We Are Most Looking Forward To in 2017

2016 hit us hard, and now we have to rebuild. Luckily it is looking like we will have one hell of a soundtrack to help




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