Country Star Hunter Hayes Teaches Us The Benefits Of Playing 30 Instruments

Country Star Hunter Hayes Teaches Us The Benefits Of Playing 30 Instruments

We might not know it here yet, but Hunter Hayes is a bonafide pop star in the States. A country pop star, to be more

The Importance Of Keeping Punk Rock Alive, With Rise Against

The Importance Of Keeping Punk Rock Alive, With Rise Against

Before the likes of the Offspring and Green Day broke through to the mainstream with their infectious tunes, punk was still very much a dirty

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The 6 Albums That Changed Jackson Firebird’s Lives

Mildura’s explosive rock ‘n roll duo, Jackson Firebird, have returned to Australia to play a run of shows around the country in March and April.

The 5 Albums That Changed Cosmo’s Midnight’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed Cosmo’s Midnight’s Lives

Sydney electro duo Cosmo’s Midnight are currently on national tour in celebration of their blissfully layered single ‘Snare’, promising a tight and dynamic offering, honed

The 9 Things You Can’t Forget When Holding A Live Music Event

The 9 Things You Can’t Forget When Holding A Live Music Event

With the amount of boutique music festivals and gigs continually popping-up around our great southern land, it seems just about every Tom, Dick and Harry

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than Blurred Lines & Got To Give It Up

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than Blurred Lines & Got To Give It Up

Yesterday a California federal jury officially ruled Pharrell and Robin Thicke guilty for ripping off Marvin Gaye’s ‘Got To Give It Up’ with their 2013 chart-topper,

Your 6 Favourite Bands That Wouldn’t Exist Without Black Sabbath

Your 6 Favourite Bands That Wouldn’t Exist Without Black Sabbath

Few bands are able to stake a claim to the kind of influence that Black Sabbath can. As the progenitors of what we now know

What It’s Like To Run One Of Australia’s Best Indie Record Labels

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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

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Takes Us Through His Hilarious Instagram Account

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Takes Us Through His Hilarious Instagram Account

After working fastidiously for over a decade, The Black Keys have cemented themselves a worldclass band backed by their recent studio efforts of Brothers, El

The State Of Aussie Rock With The Rock The Bay Line Up

The State Of Aussie Rock With The Rock The Bay Line Up

If one was to listen to the mystics and statistics, rock, particularly in Australia, is in a mouldering state. Every day, pundits and critics are

19 Of The Most Offensive Band Names Ever

19 Of The Most Offensive Band Names Ever

It’s oh so punk (or metal) to come up with a funny and offensive band name, but let’s face it, it’s got to be very

Meet Peace, Your New Favourite Indie Band

Meet Peace, Your New Favourite Indie Band

While in Australia, most music fans discover bands the old fashioned way by venturing online or in their local record store, listening to the radio,

Phox’s Musical City Guide To Madison, Wisconsin

Phox’s Musical City Guide To Madison, Wisconsin

Specialising in a heady mix of polyrhythmic, art-rock and sugary, soulful indie pop, PHOX, will be making their debut Australian appearance this March at a

A Guide To Juggling A Successful Music Career While Staying Independent

A Guide To Juggling A Successful Music Career While Staying Independent

Sydney born, now LA based psych rock two piece The Black Ryder have had a pretty impressive career sine the release of their acclaimed debut

6 More Incredible Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

6 More Incredible Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

As music fanatics, there’s one thing we love almost as much as the live experience, and that’s a compelling music documentary. After it was announced that Morrissey

6 Promising Aussie Hip Hop Acts According To NYUON

6 Promising Aussie Hip Hop Acts According To NYUON

As the rest of the world begins to acknowledge the racket that’s been going on in their backyards for years now, Australia is beginning to

Listen To Charles Bradley Sing Us The 5 Songs That Changed His Life

Listen To Charles Bradley Sing Us The 5 Songs That Changed His Life

There are very few musicians in the world that bare their entire soul like Charles Bradley. The 66-year old’s earthy-husk harkens the spirits of both Otis



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