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The 6 Records That Changed Yellowcard’s Lives

The 6 Records That Changed Yellowcard’s Lives

Earlier today we announced eagerly awaited return of pop punkers Yellowcard to Australian shores. The band will be returning for their biggest tour yet (ever) in...

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

Australian festival-goers have never been more spoilt for choice than they have in 2014, thanks to a steady stream of fresh-faced boutique festivals cropping up where others drop...

Meet Australia’s Most Charitable Band

Meet Australia’s Most Charitable Band

Melbourne punks Wolfpack are about to hit the road in support of their brand new debut LP Seen Not Herd (out via Sudden Death Records). Known locally...

The 5 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 5 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 of the...

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

When we spoke to Mike Hadreas back in early 2013 there was one quote that stuck out above the rest. The singer behind Perfume Genius revealed to...

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

Incase for some crazy reason you missed them, Orphans Orphans are a Brisbane ‘collective’ formed from a number of other Brisbane bands (including The Furrs, Millions,...

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

It’s September, which means it’s finals season for both major sporting codes in Australia, AFL and NRL. It also means that plans are well underway for...

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

Most music fans will at least know of Anthony Fantano, the (self-professed) ‘internet’s busiest music nerd’, who since launching his website and vlog The Needle Drop...

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably lost your deep QLD tan, (hopefully) regained brain function and dealt with the three day hangover from BIGSOUND  – but not the...

How Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

How Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

Try as you will, it’s impossible to fully capture the spirit of Angus & Julia Stone until you’ve witnessed their live performance. Whilst some may pigeonhole...

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

Only three years ago Justin Townes Earle played to a packed out Forum Theatre in Melbourne. Shaking the sweat from his singlet he complained about the...

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

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

In the past couple of months we’ve put together two different collections of music docos that are available right now for your viewing pleasure. From features...

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Brisbane collective Orphans Orphans arrived earlier this year with the pulsating, blitzkrieg rock anthem ‘Orphan’ shortly followed up by current the single ‘Lighten Up Your Day’....

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Thanks to the incredible accessibility of music today, new bands can become the next big thing within moments and sell out shows before they’ve even played....

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

Today marks the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014‘s live roster, and though the speaker panel line up and the live is the biggest and best we’ve...

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines: undoubtedly one of Australia’s most erratic bands. Born out of the southern suburbs of Sydney, their acclaimed debut Highly Evolved cemented the trio as...

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Following their recent successful UK tour, and support from the likes of BBC 6 Music, Canadian rock outfit July Talk will be heading to our shores...

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