Question Time With The Crew Turning Aussie PM Speeches Into Music

Question Time With The Crew Turning Aussie PM Speeches Into Music

Australian politics can sometimes be a little, well, boring, unlike, say, a live gig. Enter Unrepresentative Swill, a brand new musical production that’s set to

A First Look At The Michael Gudinski Biography He Didn’t Want Written

A First Look At The Michael Gudinski Biography He Didn’t Want Written

Known to many as GODinski, Michael Gudinski is unquestionably the most powerful and influential figure in the Australian rock’n’roll music business. And has been for


The Synth Gear I’lls Couldn’t Live Without

The Synth Gear I’lls Couldn’t Live Without

Marrying the iconic ambient soundscapes and fractured electronica of late 90’s garage with “warmly spellbinding melodic incantations and an air of post-millennial unease”, I’lls have


Suze DeMarchi Brings It All Back Home On Her New Covers Album

Suze DeMarchi Brings It All Back Home On Her New Covers Album

While the image of the rockstar life is one of glamour and instant gratification, it’s also one of obligation. Especially these days, musicians have to


Inside The Online Hub Helping Aussies Get Jobs In The Music Industry

Inside The Online Hub Helping Aussies Get Jobs In The Music Industry

Spearheaded by Martine Cotton, a long time music industry worker, marketing/social media manager, event producer/manager, and photographer Music Industry Inside Out (MIIO) is a new


Inside One Of Australia’s Longest Running Indie Record Labels

Inside One Of Australia’s Longest Running Indie Record Labels

We here at Tone Deaf love nothing more than reporting on everything that is music, however sometimes there might be a little bit too much


What It’s Like Growing Up In The Australian Music Industry

What It’s Like Growing Up In The Australian Music Industry

As we’ve written about again and again, there’s no question as to whether this country is bursting with exciting new upcoming talent. Within the scene


How Ryan Adams Has Shaped Aussie Musicians

How Ryan Adams Has Shaped Aussie Musicians

When the Splendour 2015 lineup broke, we were stoked to see that the one and only Ryan Adams  was making his way to Australia. Both solo


The Maccabees: It Took Us Longer Than Expected But We’ve Produced Our Best Record Yet

The Maccabees: It Took Us Longer Than Expected But We’ve Produced Our Best Record Yet

It’s been three long years since the Maccabees released Given to the Wild, and they are finally back with their newest album Marks To Prove


The Vaccines: Recording This New Album Was A Marathon

The Vaccines: Recording This New Album Was A Marathon

With a brand new album under their belt, and a massive world tour ahead, we caught up with Justin Young, frontman for The Vaccines. Supporting


What It’s Like Returning From Hiatus As An Aussie Band, With Jinja Safari

What It’s Like Returning From Hiatus As An Aussie Band, With Jinja Safari

One of Australia’s most exciting indie pop acts Jinja Safari are back with a brand new single and news of a new record. After two years


The Many Faces Of Aussie Producer Extraordinaire Ta-Ku

The Many Faces Of Aussie Producer Extraordinaire Ta-Ku

Regan Matthews, is the prolific Perth born producer  aka Ta-ku who has been releasing music seemingly non-stop over the past few years. From tribute projects, to big name


Yes, Video Game Concerts Are A Thing & They’re Coming To Australia

Yes, Video Game Concerts Are A Thing & They’re Coming To Australia

For most general music fans the term ‘video game concerts’ probably doesn’t mean anything, nor does it make any sense – but for hundreds of


The Synth Gear I Know Leopard Couldn’t Live Without

The Synth Gear I Know Leopard Couldn’t Live Without

Following the release of their debut EP, Illumina, ’70s-inspired dream pop four-piece I Know Leopard aren’t wasting any time in getting to work on a


One Year On: How Jakubi Turned A Viral Hit Into A Career

One Year On: How Jakubi Turned A Viral Hit Into A Career

What a huge difference 12 months can make. It was almost exactly this time last year when we caught up with Melbourne pop/ funk/ hip hop five


Does Epitaph’s Dave Jiannis Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

Does Epitaph’s Dave Jiannis Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

(Header image: Dave on the right) While the music is obviously an important component of the music industry (some would even say essential), what really keeps


The Most Ridiculous Moments In Heavy Music History, With High Tension

The Most Ridiculous Moments In Heavy Music History, With High Tension

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Melbourne crew High Tension. Between their high energy blistering live shows to their badass music video talents (see: their latest clip




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