15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

So Led Zeppelin officially didn’t rip off ‘Stairway to Heaven’ from an obscure instrumental by a 1960s prog-rock band. At least as far as a

Parkway Drive: Why It’s Important For Us To Go Back To Our Regional Roots

Parkway Drive: Why It’s Important For Us To Go Back To Our Regional Roots

Parkway Drive, the iconic Australian metal-core band, notoriously known for their unclean vocals and fast-paced guitar riffs – are back, with something a little different. Forming

Drop The Mic: 9 Vocal-less Songs That Will Leave You Speechless

Drop The Mic: 9 Vocal-less Songs That Will Leave You Speechless

On the surface, composing a song without vocals if you’re a vocals-led act sounds a straightforward task – there’s one less voice to worry about,

Mixtape: Remote Control Celebrate 15 Years With A Killer Party Playlist

Mixtape: Remote Control Celebrate 15 Years With A Killer Party Playlist

This weekend Remote Control one of Australia’s best known and hardest working independent labels will be throwing their special 15th birthday extravaganza, with appearances from Sunbeam Sound

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

We listen to a lot of music here at Tone Deaf HQ, and we’re the first to admit we’re perhaps a little biased towards sounds

Is The Temper Trap’s New Album A Return To Their Original Form?

Is The Temper Trap’s New Album A Return To Their Original Form?

It seems a long time since ‘Sweet Disposition’ catapulted The Temper Trap onto the world stage. Coming off their debut album Conditions, the song would

The 9 Aussie Songs You Need To Hear With Edge Radio’s Aeron Clark

The 9 Aussie Songs You Need To Hear With Edge Radio’s Aeron Clark

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable thirst to keep their ears ahead of the curve. So

12 Of The Weirdest Music Genres To Ever Exist

12 Of The Weirdest Music Genres To Ever Exist

A new musical movement is currently taking the internet by storm and it’s called Simpsonswave, normally stylised as SIMPSONWAVE, because the internet is like that.

The Temper Trap: We’re Back With A Vengeance & Thick As Thieves

The Temper Trap: We’re Back With A Vengeance & Thick As Thieves

It feels like a long time since we’ve heard from The Temper Trap. After their huge debut album, Conditions in 2009, the Melbourne band went

Tegan And Sara On Going From Indie Darlings To Mastering The Pop Landscape

Tegan And Sara On Going From Indie Darlings To Mastering The Pop Landscape

The last time these pop darlings graced our shores was back in 2013, promoting their breakthrough album, Heartthrob. Amending their









 separation from the ‘Indie-rock’ niche

Get To Know One Of Australia’s Most Overachieving Musos, Alex the Astronaut

Get To Know One Of Australia’s Most Overachieving Musos, Alex the Astronaut

Sydney born, currently New York based singer songwriter Alex the Astronaut is the kind of person to make you really assess your life achievements. Currently

Meet One Of Australia’s Most In-Demand Songwriters

Meet One Of Australia’s Most In-Demand Songwriters

With consecutive club hits, ‘Everybody Together’, ‘Gonna Get Better’ and ‘Flowers’ (feat. Nat Dunn) enjoying a combined total of 13 weeks at #1 on the ARIA

How The Evolution Of Music Consumption Has Forced Companies To Adapt Or Die

How The Evolution Of Music Consumption Has Forced Companies To Adapt Or Die

Back in April we reported on a Gizmodo study which discovered the scientific reasons why your parents’ old stereo system sounds much better than your new one. As

Aussie Bands You’ll Love, Based On Bands You Already Like

Aussie Bands You’ll Love, Based On Bands You Already Like

Finding music has never been easier, but deciding on what to listen to, it seems, has never been harder. Call it the tyranny of choice,

The Best & Worst Experiences Touring The US With The Love Junkies

The Best & Worst Experiences Touring The US With The Love Junkies

After burning rubber across the endless US highways for the last month, including South By South West in Austin, our favourite Perth rockers The Love

Why Quiet Achiever Big Pineapple Fest Is One Of The Best Festivals In Australia

Why Quiet Achiever Big Pineapple Fest Is One Of The Best Festivals In Australia

It’s fair to say that once again the 2016 Big Pineapple Music Festival played out all but perfectly. It was sold out, packed out and

A Guide To The Best Synths In History With Hiatus Kaiyote’s Simon Mavin

A Guide To The Best Synths In History With Hiatus Kaiyote’s Simon Mavin

As part of the eclectic and wondrous Melbourne Jazz festival line up, the crew at Wondercore Island are presenting an evening of avant-garde improvisation at



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