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The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

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 a...

Hit Or Shit? TV On The Radio’s ‘Seeds’

Hit Or Shit? TV On The Radio’s ‘Seeds’

Three years doesn’t really seem like a long time between records. However, when you’re talking about one of Brooklyn’s finest exports in the last ten years...

6 Reasons You Need To Attend AWME 2014

6 Reasons You Need To Attend AWME 2014

Since its inaugural event in 2008, the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo, more commonly referred to as AWME, has grown into one of Australia’s premier music conferences....

Tkay Maidza’s Top 5 Hip Hop Inspirations

Tkay Maidza’s Top 5 Hip Hop Inspirations

During the recent BIGSOUND conference in Brisbane, there was only one name on everybody’s lips and that was Tkay Maidza. The talented young Adelaide artists, who...

The 6 Things We Learnt At Fun Fun Fun Festival 2014

The 6 Things We Learnt At Fun Fun Fun Festival 2014

Fun fun fun promises three times the you know what, and it delivered Fun Fun Fun Festival is the smaller, more laid back, independent sibling of...

Hit Or Shit? Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic Highways’

Hit Or Shit? Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic Highways’

Few records come out with the level of anticipation that has surrounded Sonic Highways, the latest from certified arena rock gods Foo Fighters. For what may...

Röyksopp On Their ‘Inevitable End’ & What Comes Next

Röyksopp On Their ‘Inevitable End’ & What Comes Next

“We feel like this is a goodbye to the traditional album format, In our consecutive run of albums, we have been able to say what we...

9 Unreal Freebies You Can Win Right Now

9 Unreal Freebies You Can Win Right Now

We at Tone Deaf HQ are often given fantastic gifts and prizes to put up for competition for our loyal readers, whether it be from trendy limited-edition merchandise,...

A Guide To Ambient Music With A Winged Victory For The Sullen

A Guide To Ambient Music With A Winged Victory For The Sullen

As part of Melbourne Music Week 2014 ambient music duo A Winged Victory For The Sullen will be making their Australia debut performances. AWVFTS is comprised of...

The 9 Most Cringeworthy Moments From Reality Music Shows

The 9 Most Cringeworthy Moments From Reality Music Shows

Reality television can be a dark, strange place, but every healthy diet should include a bit of good old fashioned hate-watching, and as far as guilty...

John Safran’s 11 Greatest Music Moments

John Safran’s 11 Greatest Music Moments

He’s been accosted by Ray Martin, arrested for piloting a remote control seagull onto a cricket pitch, and received an exorcism on camera. And this is...

The 8 Things We Learnt At Iceland Airwaves ‘14

The 8 Things We Learnt At Iceland Airwaves ‘14

16 years old and Iceland Airwaves is no longer seen as an obscure event in a tiny Scandinavian country. It’s the place to catch the best...

Why The Pierce Brothers Are One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Duos

Why The Pierce Brothers Are One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Duos

Everything seems to be coming up Pierce Brothers. With their eternally sunny dispositions and incredible work ethic, it isn’t too much of a stretch to see...

6 Things We Learnt About Australian Blues With Ash Grunwald

6 Things We Learnt About Australian Blues With Ash Grunwald

AWME is back this November, running from 13th till 16th for its seventh year as one of biggest lineups of global roots and world music, showcasing...

Yacht Club DJs’ 7 Favourite Tour Moments

Yacht Club DJs’ 7 Favourite Tour Moments

Australian hearts crumbled to pieces when the undisputed party-starting mash-up kings Yacht Club DJs announced that they were splitting up. Renown for their highly energetic and...

The Knife Played Their Last Ever Show In Iceland And We Were There

The Knife Played Their Last Ever Show In Iceland And We Were There

The Knife have always been an elusive prospect. Even without taking into account the few amount of tours they’ve undertaken since their inception the duo of...

Venture Deep Inside The World Of Aussie Bush Doofs In This Brilliant Documentary

Venture Deep Inside The World Of Aussie Bush Doofs In This Brilliant Documentary

They say you haven’t lived until you’ve bush doofed, well, that’s if you’re an Australian who digs EDM. Just quickly for those unfamiliar with the term,...

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