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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...

Drenge

Drenge

Sibling duo Rory and Eoin Loveless, are Drenge; one of the most exciting new bands on the UK music scene right now. The pair play with enough raw...

Top 10 Reasons It’s Still Not Ok To Use Your Smartphone At Concerts

Top 10 Reasons It’s Still Not Ok To Use Your Smartphone At Concerts

There’s been a lot of coverage on the use of smartphones at concerts lately, with a clear divide falling between those who sheath their iPhones in favour of...

SURES Talk Touring With Go Violets, Their New EP & Fortune Cookies

SURES Talk Touring With Go Violets, Their New EP & Fortune Cookies

Hailing from the suburbs of Sydney, SURES are a talented young band with a penchant for infectious guitar riffs and unrestrained vocals.  Forming in 2011, a...

Palms

Palms

Hey we’re four buds from Sydney: Al, Tom, Dion and Brendan, otherwise known as Palms. Tom and I (Al) formed Palms after we called it a...

Spit Syndicate

Spit Syndicate

Sydney hip hop duo Spit Syndicate have had a absolutely huge year post the release of their third LP Sunday Gentlemen earlier this year, and will now embark...

Trash Can: NIN Investigated By FBI, Courtney Love Funded Hole By Stripping & More

Trash Can: NIN Investigated By FBI, Courtney Love Funded Hole By Stripping & More

By the end of every week there are a bunch of music-related stories, cool links, videos, and other internet ditties that are a little on the...

20 Years On: The Breeders – Last Splash

20 Years On: The Breeders – Last Splash

Oscillating feedback, heavy reverb, languid basslines, grunge guitar hooks, rocket-fire drum fills, and intoxicatingly sweet but deadly sharp vocal harmonies…it’s a killer combination. And that’s just...

The Mark Of Cain Talk Clear Vinyl, Gen Y Drummers & ‘The Straight Ahead Play’

The Mark Of Cain Talk Clear Vinyl, Gen Y Drummers & ‘The Straight Ahead Play’

The Mark Of Cain head back into the live arena next month, albeit for just the two Adelaide hometown shows in celebration of the launch of...

Bloods

Bloods

Bloods is MC, Dirk and Sweetie: three friends who make music together and share a sibling-like bond. We’ve been playing music together as Bloods for two...

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Merging unique violin stylings and electronic dub-step beats with animated contemporary dance, Stirling’s wide array of videos have captured the YouTube viewing audience with more than two...

15 Years On: Elliott Smith – XO

15 Years On: Elliott Smith – XO

From one and a half minutes in, it’s obvious that XO is not just another Elliott Smith record. The loud explosion of noise in album-opener ‘Sweet...

Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros Talk New LP, Collaborative Songwriting & Their Love Of Australia

Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros Talk New LP, Collaborative Songwriting & Their Love Of Australia

Over the past six years, LA troupe Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros have dazzled the world with their infectious brand of sunny indie folk. After...

M.Antonio

M.Antonio

Hi I’m Mike that makes up M.Antonio.  I’m based in Melbourne and play laid back alt rock swamp.  Sometimes with a band, sometimes without.  Recently I...

Lester The Fierce

Lester The Fierce

Lester The Fierce is a combination of Anita Lester and her alter ego imagined from a children’s book hero.  The prolific singer songwriter manages to touch...

Crowdfunding Forecast: Little Stevies LP, Chiptune Festival, Pozible Gigs Launches & More

Crowdfunding Forecast: Little Stevies LP, Chiptune Festival, Pozible Gigs Launches & More

If the success of Melbourne prog-metal band Twelve Foot Ninja’s music video campaign, smashing the previous record set by Eskimo Joe in February this year, has taught us...

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants Talk Foo Fighters Fan Overlap, The Joys Of Country Music & More

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants Talk Foo Fighters Fan Overlap, The Joys Of Country Music & More

With little need for introduction, Foo Fighters are widely known as a band who have dominated the world stage for years, boasting top-of-the-chart rock albums and...

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