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We Taste-Test Silverchair Drummer’s Alcopop Range, So You Don’t Have To

We Taste-Test Silverchair Drummer’s Alcopop Range, So You Don’t Have To

It’s been five months since the Tone Deaf office first taste-tested La Mascara, the alcohol line concocted by ex-Silverchair drummer Ben Gillie and his wife Jackie, aka The Real Housewives...

Ngaiire Talks Growing Up In PNG, Her Debut Album, & Music As An Outlet

Ngaiire Talks Growing Up In PNG, Her Debut Album, & Music As An Outlet

When you think of female musicians from Papua New Guinea that have migrated to Australia and that possess a truly amazing set of pipes; combined with...

Hugo Race

Hugo Race

Hugo Race is many things including performer, musician, writer and producer. Having founded the seminal Australian cult band The Wreckery in 1985, he was a key...

Georgia Fair

Georgia Fair

Separately we take on the labels of Jordan & Ben, but together we create under the label Georgia Fair. We’ve been playin’ with each other for...

Placebo Talk Their New Album, Searching For Purpose & Playing Soundwave

Placebo Talk Their New Album, Searching For Purpose & Playing Soundwave

Since releasing their debut self-titled album back in 1996, alternative rockers Placebo have maintained a remarkable following of dedicated enthusiasts. With six critically acclaimed albums in...

10 Years On: Jet – Get Born

10 Years On: Jet – Get Born

The year is 2002 and for the first time since the Britpop and grunge explosions of the 1990s, guitar music is in vogue. Led chiefly by...

Anberlin

Anberlin

This is Stephen and I sing in Anberlin; right now we are in Australia, and just finished up a few shows in Asia. Every day so...

Jack Shit – Presenter: Jack Off on FBI

Jack Shit – Presenter: Jack Off on FBI

Jack Shit – inveterate volunteer, broadcaster and deejay. The hardest working man in no business. Host of FBi Radio’s longest-running freeform farce – Jack Off. Siamese...

Brooke Olsen – Presenter: Ears Have Ears on FBI

Brooke Olsen – Presenter: Ears Have Ears on FBI

Hi, I’m Brooke Olsen, presenter of Ears Have Ears: Unexplored Territories In Sound – FBi radio’s award-winning experimental music program. Each week Ears Have Ears asks...

Norma Jean

Norma Jean

My name is Cory Brandan. I am the vocalist for Norma Jean. Most people may not know this, but I also write a lot for Norma Jean...

Twelve Foot Ninja

Twelve Foot Ninja

Melbourne based Twelve Foot Ninja have gone from strength to strength since the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Silent Machine in late 2012,  recently breaking...

Trash Can: Snoop Lion’s $100 Joint, Eddie Murphy’s Reggae Career & More

Trash Can: Snoop Lion’s $100 Joint, Eddie Murphy’s Reggae Career & 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...

Meshuggah Talk Perfectionism, Band Depression, Universal Fans & More

Meshuggah Talk Perfectionism, Band Depression, Universal Fans & More

When a musician is listed as one of the fastest and most technically proficient drummers in the world by publications such as Rolling Stone, Modern Drummer...

Arctic Monkeys Talk Hip-Hop Influences, Working With Josh Homme & Making It Down Under

Arctic Monkeys Talk Hip-Hop Influences, Working With Josh Homme & Making It Down Under

“This record seemed right. It was what we wanted to make, and what we wanted to sound like.” Drummer Matt Helders’ description of Arctic Monkeys’ fifth...

Tully On Tully

Tully On Tully

We caught up with the stunning vocalist Natalie Foster of Tully on Tully, to talk Ep titles, live art exhibitions at music shows, what the band...

Major Tom & The Atoms

Major Tom & The Atoms

With an intoxicating brew of jungly steam-punk spy grooves and honkytonk shoot-out tunes, Major Tom & The Atoms have constructed a towering and lasting monument to...

40 Years On: Bruce Springsteen – The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle

40 Years On: Bruce Springsteen – The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle

A lean twenty-three year old Bruce Springsteen is deep in thought on yet another long bus ride between destinations for his tour in support of his...

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