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How To Recreate The Sound Of Your Favourite Musicians & Producers

How To Recreate The Sound Of Your Favourite Musicians & Producers

Although there are many record producers doing excellent work, there are few of those iconic producers that achieve a result that inevitably gets labeled as “their...

The 8 Shows You Can’t Miss At Sydney Festival 2015

The 8 Shows You Can’t Miss At Sydney Festival 2015

It’s no secret that Sydney has a bustling live music scene, boasting countless talented bands, awesome venues, and eager fans, it’s time to celebrate what makes...

7 Reasons Why Let Them Eat Cake Is Australia’s Most Exciting Boutique Festival

7 Reasons Why Let Them Eat Cake Is Australia’s Most Exciting Boutique Festival

Back for another year the incredibly successful and anticipated boutique electronic music festival Let Them Eat Cake stormed headfirst into 2015, returned for its third appearance...

Is Beyond The Valley Australia’s New Must Visit Music Festival?

Is Beyond The Valley Australia’s New Must Visit Music Festival?

Beyond The Valley’s inception suggests that competitors might have a challenger hot on its heels for the famed New Years eve entertainment slot. In the saturated...

The 11 Incredible New Year’s Eve Parties That Don’t Suck

The 11 Incredible New Year’s Eve Parties That Don’t Suck

New Year’s Eve, it’s a tricky one, isn’t it? You don’t want to go into the city and war with the maddening crowds funnelling in and...

12 Weird Christmas Albums You Won’t Believe Exist

12 Weird Christmas Albums You Won’t Believe Exist

The good old Christmas album, much like Christmas itself, is mostly all about the money. Artists don’t pump out generic covers of carols because they love...

The 6 Albums That Changed Caravana Sun’s Lives

The 6 Albums That Changed Caravana Sun’s Lives

The story of Sydney’s own Caravana Sun is one of a journey. Whether exploring new sonic landscapes or physical ones like the European continent, which the...

The Highs And Lows Of Festival Of The Sun

The Highs And Lows Of Festival Of The Sun

The past weekend saw Festival Of The Sun held at Port Macquarie celebrate its 10th birthday in ultimate style, with sets from the likes of Violent Soho,...

Big Freedia’s Musical Tour Of New Orleans

Big Freedia’s Musical Tour Of New Orleans

The New Year sees Big Freedia, the undisputed Queen Diva and New Orleans ambassador of bounce, return to Australia this summer with her phenomenally high energy,...

The Results Of Our 5th Annual Readers Poll

The Results Of Our 5th Annual Readers Poll

For the fourth year in a row, we asked all of you to vote on the year’s best and worst in music, and you came out...

The Clean: I Think This Upcoming Tour Will Be Our Last

The Clean: I Think This Upcoming Tour Will Be Our Last

Before the kool things of Sonic Youth kick-started the DIY indie movement of the ‘80s, well before the noise and alt rock creations of Yo La...

The Records That Changed Ásgeir’s Life

The Records That Changed Ásgeir’s Life

Ever since Ásgeir Trausti shortened his name and released his debut album from Icelandic to English the songwriter has been catapulted from homegrown fame to international tours...

We Met Evan Dando On His Australian Visit, And It Didn’t Go Down So Well

We Met Evan Dando On His Australian Visit, And It Didn’t Go Down So Well

As some readers may have noted Tone Deaf did try to interview Evan Dando prior to his visit to Australia and that article can be seen...

Cold War Kids’ Musical Guide To Longbeach, California

Cold War Kids’ Musical Guide To Longbeach, California

The Cold War Kids, powered by their signature tune ‘Hang Me Up To Dry’ off their stellar debut release Robbers & Cowards from 2006, have cemented...

7 Enlightening Experiences From Meredith 2014

7 Enlightening Experiences From Meredith 2014

Meredith Music Festival in Victoria has developed a reputation that is envied (and even emulated) by many of the countless festivals around the country. For its...

Phil Jamieson’s 6 Favourite Acoustic Performances

Phil Jamieson’s 6 Favourite Acoustic Performances

If there’s one test of a musician’s mettle that will sort the posers from the genuine articles, it’s going unplugged. Everybody knows that any musician worth...

The Doctor Fucked Off And We Were There To Celebrate

The Doctor Fucked Off And We Were There To Celebrate

For nigh on 10 years, Lindsay “The Doctor” McDougall could be heard through those invisible, seemingly incomprehensible waves of matter that travel far and wide to...

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