Interviews

Meet The Band Whose Music Was Banned In Australia For 10 Years

Meet The Band Whose Music Was Banned In Australia For 10 Years

Australia, prepare your devil horns, legendary American death metal band Cannibal Corpse are heading to down under early September \m/. The writers of classic hits ‘Entrails Ripped...

King Parrot’s 8 Tips For Creating A Killer Music Video

King Parrot’s 8 Tips For Creating A Killer Music Video

Formed in 2010 emerging through the baptism of fire of the Melbourne metal scene, King Parrot have pillaged their way to international recognition. The band’s notoriety began with...

The 7 Aussie Music Industry Events You Should Attend

The 7 Aussie Music Industry Events You Should Attend

Often music industry events can be tricky to navigate; will you know anyone there? Will the panel discussions be helpful? We chatted to publicist Ashley Sambrooks...

The 5 Most Promising Indigenous Hip Hop Acts Of 2014

The 5 Most Promising Indigenous Hip Hop Acts Of 2014

Non-profit organisation Desert Pea Media are about to release Song Nation No. 1 compilation, a collection of original music and online videos celebrating the vibrant Indigenous hip hop culture, out July...

How Soundcloud Helped This Aussie Band Tour The US

How Soundcloud Helped This Aussie Band Tour The US

Melbourne pop/ funk/ hip hop five piece Jakubi have in recent times amassed an incredible online following both locally and worldwide. Each of the band’s last...

The Muso’s Guide To Surviving Music Festivals, With Willow Beats

The Muso’s Guide To Surviving Music Festivals, With Willow Beats

For those who have been living under a rock, Willow Beats are a constantly evolving electronic duo from NSW who burst onto Australia’s music scene last...

Morning Glory’s 5 Step Guide To New York Punk

Morning Glory’s 5 Step Guide To New York Punk

Morning Glory, formed by Ezra Kire (Leftover Crack and Choking Victim), are a group of New York City musicians brought together by their love of making...

A Guide To Aussie Hip Hop’s New Wave, With Allday

A Guide To Aussie Hip Hop’s New Wave, With Allday

As our Tone Deaf scribe wrote last week: “In 2014 it’s getting increasingly lazy to slag off Aussie hip hop. If you still subscribe to the stigma...

Buzz Osborne: The Top 5 People That Influenced My Career

Buzz Osborne: The Top 5 People That Influenced My Career

After a 31-year career in music with the Melvins, which has born over 30 albums of studio and live material, dozens of limited and highly limited...

The Best New Zealand Acts Of 2014, With Tiny Ruins

The Best New Zealand Acts Of 2014, With Tiny Ruins

Fresh from touring Europe and hot on the heels of the release of the wonderful, highly praised new album Brightly Painted One (out now via Spunk),...

You Me At Six On Surviving A Decade Long Career

You Me At Six On Surviving A Decade Long Career

British five-piece You Me At Six are showing no signs of stopping their ascent to claiming the pop-punk thrown. Years of relentless touring and three records culminated...

How An Unsigned Aussie Band Sold 25,000 CDs In A Year

How An Unsigned Aussie Band Sold 25,000 CDs In A Year

It’s been four months since we spoke with folk twins The Pierce Brothers, the Melbourne duo who have “exploded as one of Australia’s must-see up -and-coming live acts. ”...

The History Of Hardcore With Every Time I Die

The History Of Hardcore With Every Time I Die

Hardcore heroes Every Time I Die (ETID) are set to release their new album, titled From Parts Unknown on June 27 via Epitaph Records in Australia and...

Are Visuals The Next Frontier For Music Festivals?

Are Visuals The Next Frontier For Music Festivals?

Saturday June 28th will witness the second incarnation of CIRCÓ Festival – a new, musically, culturally, and visually pioneering festival in Perth. Though the WA capital’s festival scene...

5 Step Guide To Chinese Rock N Roll, With Nova Heart

5 Step Guide To Chinese Rock N Roll, With Nova Heart

Beijing’s indie psych-rock outfit Nova Heart have returned to Australia to play a run of dates through June & July, teaming up alongside Triple J Unearthed...

6 Things Every Muso Can Do To Stop Fucking Our Planet, With In Hearts Wake

6 Things Every Muso Can Do To Stop Fucking Our Planet, With In Hearts Wake

There’s no secret that our world is changing. Forget what the sceptics say, our entire planet is heating up. From melting ice-caps to extreme weather phenomenons,...

6 Greatest Soundtracks Of All Time, With Film Producer Bruno Charlesworth

6 Greatest Soundtracks Of All Time, With Film Producer Bruno Charlesworth

One of the UK’s most critically acclaimed films of 2013, Good Vibrations is based on the true story of Terri Hooley who in the 1970s founded the...

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