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What Went Down At Dan Sultan’s Biggest Hometown Headline Show

What Went Down At Dan Sultan’s Biggest Hometown Headline Show

In a sellout performance at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre, Dan Sultan’s biggest hometown show was one to remember. Playing a string of new Australian rock’n’roll ballads from...

You Me At Six On Surviving A Decade Long Career

You Me At Six On Surviving A Decade Long Career

British five-piece You Me At Six are showing no signs of stopping their ascent to claiming the pop-punk thrown. Years of relentless touring and three records culminated...

How An Unsigned Aussie Band Sold 25,000 CDs In A Year

How An Unsigned Aussie Band Sold 25,000 CDs In A Year

It’s been four months since we spoke with folk twins The Pierce Brothers, the Melbourne duo who have “exploded as one of Australia’s must-see up -and-coming live acts. ”...

Why SOHN Is About To Break Through In A Really Big Way

Why SOHN Is About To Break Through In A Really Big Way

Ever since Laneway Festival was born in a Melbourne alleyway in 2004 its organisers have garnered a reputation for having a keen eye for the next...

The Highs And Lows Of Dark MOFO 2014

The Highs And Lows Of Dark MOFO 2014

Now that the winter solstice has passed and Dark MOFO 2014 has come to an end, it’s time to say goodbye to what’s quickly becoming one...

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 of the...

The Profile: The Middle Names

The Profile: The Middle Names

With so much new music floating around the interwebs, sometimes it’s hard to dig a little deeper and find out more about a promising artist. That’s...

7 Aussie Music Festivals You Should Totally Attend This Winter

7 Aussie Music Festivals You Should Totally Attend This Winter

It’s no secret that Australia has a glut of music festivals for music fans to choose from, and despite the sad news that some major events...

Discover: Melbourne-Turn-Brooklyn Jangle Dreamer, Shorts

Discover: Melbourne-Turn-Brooklyn Jangle Dreamer, Shorts

What They Sound Like: Picture a sonic cocktail of lush psychedelic meandering, douses of heartwarming jangle pop hooks, walls of fuzzy reverb and a subtle sprinkle of Aussie-ocker vocals...

Discover: Australia’s Futuristic Club Killer Air Max ’97

Discover: Australia’s Futuristic Club Killer Air Max ’97

What They Sound Like: Air Max ’97 describes his own sound as “oblique club trax” another way to describe Air Max’s sound is: structured bass heavy club jams influenced by hip...

The History Of Hardcore With Every Time I Die

The History Of Hardcore With Every Time I Die

Hardcore heroes Every Time I Die (ETID) are set to release their new album, titled From Parts Unknown on June 27 via Epitaph Records in Australia and...

The 12 Most Promising Acts Of 2014, According To FBi Click

The 12 Most Promising Acts Of 2014, According To FBi Click

Today FBi Radio is launching FBi Click, the station’s most ambitious initiative in its 10-year history, a new digital station dedicated to solely to electronic music....

Are The Bohicas The ‘Next Big Thing’?

Are The Bohicas The ‘Next Big Thing’?

When questions such as; are they the new ‘it’ band? Or will they be the next ‘big thing?’ are bandied about regarding a young band, it’s...

The Amazing Story Of How Soviet Russians Pirated Music In The 1950s

The Amazing Story Of How Soviet Russians Pirated Music In The 1950s

Music piracy these days is dominantly digital, where people the world over illegally share and disseminate Top 40 pop music and underground indie artists without distinction. But...

Did Bastille’s Sold Out National Tour Live Up To The Hype?

Did Bastille’s Sold Out National Tour Live Up To The Hype?

After a whirlwind year of chart-toppers and sold out gigs, Bastille could rest easy knowing that fans were hungry for them in the last leg of...

Band Of Skulls Played An Intimate Pop-Up Show & We Were There

Band Of Skulls Played An Intimate Pop-Up Show & We Were There

It’s not every day that you’ll see an act like Band Of Skulls play in an old nightclub in St Kilda, but thanks to Dr. Martens,...

Are Visuals The Next Frontier For Music Festivals?

Are Visuals The Next Frontier For Music Festivals?

Saturday June 28th will witness the second incarnation of CIRCÓ Festival – a new, musically, culturally, and visually pioneering festival in Perth. Though the WA capital’s festival scene...

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