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Dine Alone On The Highs & Lows Of Surviving A Decade As An Indie Label

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

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The Gear The Producer Behind Your Favourite Aussie Records Couldn’t Live Without

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Why Tribute Shows Aren’t As Naff As You Think

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Why Australia Needs A Psych Festival

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The Greatest Gingers In Music, According To Clowns

While the notorious ‘Filth and the Fury’ reputation of punk rock has long since receded, it can be argued that its status as a community,


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The 5 Records That Changed Sleepwave’s Lives

“I was really, really, really paying attention and praying for the most honest record I could make and I think that prayer was answered when


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Twerps Take Us Through Their Vinyl Collection

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Is Regional Australia The Future Of Aussie Music Festivals?

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Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

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A Guide To Reggae With SOJA

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The Ultimate NYE Party Playlist, Curated By Hermitude

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The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

The musical personalities of Devin Townsend, whose career has run the gamut from heavy-as-a-really-heavy-thing industrial metal band Strapping Young Land, to epic space operas as


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The 6 Albums That Changed Shaun Kirk’s Life

One of Australia’s most hard-touring performers Shaun Kirk spends around 300 days per year travelling from city to city, so it’s only fitting that his


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7 Reasons The Delta Riggs Are Our Next Big Rock N Roll Export

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Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

One of Australia’s favourite singer songwriters Josh Pyke had just embareked on the third leg of his national Lone Wolf tour. So far the Lone




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