From Bedrooms To International Festivals, The Rise Of Sydney’s DMA’s

From Bedrooms To International Festivals, The Rise Of Sydney’s DMA’s

Johnny Took has a roaring headache. “I’m at the Norfolk, smashing a Bloody Mary,” he tells Tone Deaf down a scratchy Sydney phone line. Took

The Incredible Gig Moments That Changed EELS’ Lives

The Incredible Gig Moments That Changed EELS’ Lives

Californian alt-rockers EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, aka ‘E’,

Alice Cooper: Younger Bands Are Now Afraid To Rock

Alice Cooper: Younger Bands Are Now Afraid To Rock

Vincent Damon Furnier, a man that’s much more formally recognised under the performance moniker Alice Cooper, couldn’t be a more household name. The 67 year-old stands

A Beer Lover’s Guide To Brews Made By Musicians

A Beer Lover’s Guide To Brews Made By Musicians

Rock and roll and beer are like a marriage made in heaven… or hell, depending on which band you ask. Regardless, beer is everywhere you

Meet The Indie Record Label Championing Australia’s Underground Music Scene

Meet The Indie Record Label Championing Australia’s Underground Music Scene

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

The Guitar Gear That Karnivool Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear That Karnivool Couldn’t Live Without

With the release of 2005’s Themata, Karnivool made it known that they had arrived to shake up the Australian metal scene. The record was a

Backstage With The Aussies At Coachella 2015

Backstage With The Aussies At Coachella 2015

If you’ve been living under a rock, Coachella, one of the world’s biggest music festival and the official start of the US summer festival season,

The Biggest Travesties Of The Hottest 100, With Bareback Titty Squad

The Biggest Travesties Of The Hottest 100, With Bareback Titty Squad

As Tone Deaf reported earlier this month, Melbourne garage crew and mash-up experts Bareback Titty Squad have been hard at work over the past few

Meet Australia’s Most Promising New Folk Star Timberwolf

Meet Australia’s Most Promising New Folk Star Timberwolf

Rising Australian Indie / Folk talent Timberwolf is definitely one name worth getting to know. Having released two inpressive singles, and toured nationally earlier this year, the Adelaide

Your Ultimate Guide To Record Store Day 2015 In Australia

Your Ultimate Guide To Record Store Day 2015 In Australia

For us, Record Store Day ranks just behind Christmas in terms of sheer excitement. We wait all year for that third Saturday in April to

The 7 Albums That Changed One Day’s Lives

The 7 Albums That Changed One Day’s Lives

Having been announced for the Groovin’ The Moo festival and making triple j’s Hottest 100 with their much-loved single ‘Love Me Less’, One Day are about to

How Female Friendly Is Splendour’s 2015 Lineup? We Find Out

How Female Friendly Is Splendour’s 2015 Lineup? We Find Out

Yesterday’s Splendour In The Grass lineup wrought equal amounts of jubilation and FOMO upon social media, along with your inevitable criticism that despite bringing together

360: The Dangers Of Social Media For Musicians

360: The Dangers Of Social Media For Musicians

Social media can be a very fickle thing for any celebrity, especially musicians. Sure, it’s a brilliant means of communication with fans, breaking down the

Meet Poison City, The Record Store & Label Behind Your Favourite Aussie Punk Bands

Meet Poison City, The Record Store & Label Behind Your Favourite Aussie Punk Bands

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

Local Musicians & Triple J Presenters Live Below The Poverty Line For Charity

Local Musicians & Triple J Presenters Live Below The Poverty Line For Charity

For those uninitiated, Live Below the Line is the annual fundraising campaign for Oaktree, one of Australia’s largest youth-run organisations. Born in 2010 it’s a tough

Turns Out, Aussie Music Festivals Are Some Of The Cheapest In The World

Turns Out, Aussie Music Festivals Are Some Of The Cheapest In The World

Earlier this morning, organisers announced the highly anticipated Splendour In The Grass 2015 lineup and with it, a million keyboards immediately went into action. Most

What Makes Melbourne One Of The Music Capitals Of The World

What Makes Melbourne One Of The Music Capitals Of The World

PSA: for those who weren’t already aware, Melbourne’s music scene is kind of a big deal on the international stage. Our little city has been turning



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