Why Heavy Bands Have The Best Fans With Thy Art Is Murder

Why Heavy Bands Have The Best Fans With Thy Art Is Murder

Being a heavy band can often be a disadvantage to four or five young musicians trying to make it in an increasingly volatile business. You’re

Does Kane Hibberd Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

Does Kane Hibberd Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

“I sort of fell into being a music photographer whilst I was studying photography,” says Kane Hibberd, whom you may know by his moniker, Kanye


Alpine: “The Idea Of It Ending Is Terrifying But You’ve Got To Be Realistic”

Alpine: “The Idea Of It Ending Is Terrifying But You’ve Got To Be Realistic”

It’s pissing down in Melbourne and The Workers Club’s heater couldn’t warm up any faster. Alpine’s Phoebe Baker has just walked in and sat down


The 10 Albums That Changed Upskirts’ Lives

The 10 Albums That Changed Upskirts’ Lives

Sydney psych legends The Upskirts recently dropped their killer third EP, Barely Moving (out now via Inertia Access). It’s nothing short of exciting raw, swooning, Aussie psych rock at


Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Opens Up About His Accidental New Project

Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Opens Up About His Accidental New Project

“We had Krauts and Hints & Cunts and Pink Ponies, I don’t know,” says Till Lindemann, speaking over the phone from his Melbourne hotel room.


How Busking Can Start An Independent Band’s Career

How Busking Can Start An Independent Band’s Career

Header photo credit: www.deanraphael.com If incredible success stories of local legends like The Pierce Brothers, BONJAH, Winterbourne or Patrick James are anything to go by, taking your music to


Aussie Musicians Pick The 8 Greatest Kiss Songs Of All Time

Aussie Musicians Pick The 8 Greatest Kiss Songs Of All Time

On June the 21st 1975, legendary glam rockers KISS recorded their outrageous live performance in Cleveland Ohio, a recording that was to form the basis


Does Destroy All Lines’ Nigel Melder Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

Does Destroy All Lines’ Nigel Melder Have The Best Job In Australian Music?

While the music is obviously an important component of the music industry (some would even say essential), what really keeps the industry running is people.


Track By Track: Seth Sentry’s Killer Sophomore LP, Strange New Past

Track By Track: Seth Sentry’s Killer Sophomore LP, Strange New Past

Today is a massive day for fans of Aussie hiphop, one of the finest purveyors of the scene, Seth Sentry, just dropped his brand-spankin’ new


Muse Take Us Inside Their Back-To-Basics New Album ‘Drones’

Muse Take Us Inside Their Back-To-Basics New Album ‘Drones’

“I think there were a lot of songs on The 2nd Law that, if I’m honest, were an absolute bitch to play live,” admits Muse


The Best Aussie Tracks Of 2015, According To The Operatives

The Best Aussie Tracks Of 2015, According To The Operatives

For the past ten years electronic collective The Operatives have helped shape and define Australia’s burgeoning electronic music scenes. Over the past decade and a bit The


How Technology Has Transformed The Creative Music Process

How Technology Has Transformed The Creative Music Process

There’s not doubt that technology is constantly redefining the way artists create and collaborate. This Thursday the 4th June, as part of Vivid Sydney, and


A Day In The Life Of Australia’s Most Underground Record Store

A Day In The Life Of Australia’s Most Underground Record Store

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


Meet One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Music PR Companies

Meet One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Music PR Companies

The only thing we love as much as killer Aussie music is the people behind the scenes working hard behind the scenes helping build our incredible music scene.


The Guitar Gear Harts Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear Harts Couldn’t Live Without

While there’s every indication that Harts is set to be one of Australia’s next major rock exports, this talented Melbourne-based singer and songwriter’s approach to


Why You Should Attend Come Together Festival In 2015

Why You Should Attend Come Together Festival In 2015

Sydney’s Come Together is on the eve of its return for 2015, complete with two awesome lineups featuring some of Australia’s best in hip-hop and


Meet The Local Label Putting Aussie Producers On The Map

Meet The Local Label Putting Aussie Producers On The Map

With a roster of high-profile artists booking sold-out tours and gaining ARIA nods, as well as highly successful ventures overseas, such as a packed-out Miami




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