A Musical Guide To The Gertrude Street Projection Festival

A Musical Guide To The Gertrude Street Projection Festival

A now Melbourne cultural mainstay, the mid-winter Gertrude Street Projection Festival (GSPF) will in 2015 celebrate its eighth year of staging inner Melbourne’s most visible and

Do Aussie Music Festivals Have A Female Problem?

Do Aussie Music Festivals Have A Female Problem?

Does electronic and dance music have a problem with female performers? That was the discussion that’s been ignited by Australian producer and DJ, Anna Lunoe,

Are Royal Blood 2014’s Saviours Of Rock?

Are Royal Blood 2014’s Saviours Of Rock?

There’s something really special about Royal Blood. Formed just last year in the English seaside town of Brighton, the band are now supporting Arctic Monkeys and

Cover Story: 20 Years Of Something For Kate

Cover Story: 20 Years Of Something For Kate

Something For Kate The Cover Story Words: Al Newstead Design: Nicholas Jones Something For Kate celebrate 20 years as a band this year, commemorating their

The 5 Step Guide To Rockabilly With Slim Jim Phantom

The 5 Step Guide To Rockabilly With Slim Jim Phantom

Rockabilly legend Slim Jim Phantom is about visit Australia, the last time he was on our sore was with his legendary group Stray Cats. This

Discover: JP Klipspringer, Australia’s Answer To Postal Service

Discover: JP Klipspringer, Australia’s Answer To Postal Service

What They Sound Like? JP Klipspringer aka Melbourne’s Jack Poulson was first introduced to us in February this year with his moody electro tinged indie pop.

Discover: Your New Favourite Psych Band TSUN

Discover: Your New Favourite Psych Band TSUN

What They Sound Like? More dream pop than blues rock TSUN are the psych brothers from the Gold Coast. Melodic, mystical and lyrically driven, their track ‘Short

Have Dune Rats Delivered Their ‘Stoner Pop’ Masterpiece?

Have Dune Rats Delivered Their ‘Stoner Pop’ Masterpiece?

Most punters will be aware of Dune Rats for their outrageously awesome viral video for their ‘Red Light, Green Light’ track. In the video, they

Propagandhi Rank Their 6 Albums

Propagandhi Rank Their 6 Albums

Touring Australia for the first time since the brutal Failed States album was released in 2012, Propagandhi are currently on tour here in Australia bringing

The 7 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

The 7 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

The Profile: My Echo

The Profile: My Echo

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.

The 6 Best New Aussie Bedroom Producers With Vancouver Sleep Clinic

The 6 Best New Aussie Bedroom Producers With Vancouver Sleep Clinic

Vancouver Sleep Clinic (VSC) a.k.a the very talented Tim Bettinson has been impressing everyone the world over with his beautiful lush, electronic ambient pop. His

8 Reasons You Should Attend CherryRock 2014 In Sydney

8 Reasons You Should Attend CherryRock 2014 In Sydney

CherryRock has grown to become one of Melbourne’s time-honoured musical traditions, however as of the Sunday just passed, the event sadly saw its curtains close for the

The Bennies’ 8 Step Guide To Conquering China

The Bennies’ 8 Step Guide To Conquering China

The cheeky masters of punk rock party times The Bennies are about to slay everyone’s favourite weekend in June- The Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Re-titling

Discover: Brisbane’s Talented Twosome, The Phoncurves

Discover: Brisbane’s Talented Twosome, The Phoncurves

Introducing The Phoncurves, the musical matrimony where the harmonising voices and creative minds of Brisbanites Abbie Roberts and Naomi Hodges meet. What They Sound Like? The layering of

Here’s Why Perth Isn’t A World Class Music City

Here’s Why Perth Isn’t A World Class Music City

In January this year, Soundwave boss and Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah predicted “there will be zero festivals going to WA in 2015.” Fast-forward a

Report: The Last Ever CherryRock & Why We’ll Miss It

Report: The Last Ever CherryRock & Why We’ll Miss It

Walking down Melbourne’s iconic AC/DC Lane for the 2014 edition of CherryRock festival, ‘Get well Malcolm’ posters are plastered across the walls, a tribute to



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