What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

Picking bands for a lineup is easy – anyone can scrawl down the perfect selection of acts on the back of a napkin and dream

20 Years On: Looking Back At Oasis’ (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

20 Years On: Looking Back At Oasis’ (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

20 years after it went to number one in Australia, Adrian Pedic looks back (no pun intended) on Oasis’ crowning achievement,(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?.


An Introduction To Melbourne Experimental Rockers BREVE

An Introduction To Melbourne Experimental Rockers BREVE

The past 12 months have seen Melbourne three-piece BREVE evolve from the more languid realms of psychedelia to embrace an upbeat and experimental approach to


The Vanns’ Guide To Australia’s Best Surf Spots

The Vanns’ Guide To Australia’s Best Surf Spots

Kiama, New South Wales natives The Vanns recently announced an extensive national tour of Australia, which is taking the talented trio from the Sunshine Coast


5 Things We Learnt From City & Colour’s ‘If I Should Go Before You’

5 Things We Learnt From City & Colour’s ‘If I Should Go Before You’

It has been two years since City and Colour released The Hurry and The Harm, the band’s fourth and most successful album to date. Since


What’s The Aussie Indie Music Industry’s Problem With Heavy Music?

What’s The Aussie Indie Music Industry’s Problem With Heavy Music?

Each year, the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) hosts the annual AIR awards to celebrate the year’s highest charting independently released Australian singles and


A Music Lover’s Guide to Tassie With Party In The Paddock

A Music Lover’s Guide to Tassie With Party In The Paddock

Party In The Paddock is riding a massive hype train following its highly successful 2015 event back in February and organisers are now promising Party


Behind The Scenes Of Hermitude’s Breakthrough Year

Behind The Scenes Of Hermitude’s Breakthrough Year

“The crowds coming to our shows now are a lot younger and just a whole bunch of new fans have discovered us. A lot of


A Guide To Helsinki With Jaakko Eino Kalevi

A Guide To Helsinki With Jaakko Eino Kalevi

Born and raised near the central Finnish lakeland city of Jyväskylä, Jaakko Eino Kalevi’s musical journey began in the mid-90s when he discovered the progressive


Inside The Collapse & Rebirth Of A Promising Aussie Band

Inside The Collapse & Rebirth Of A Promising Aussie Band

Formed in early 2010 on the wings of the popular “indietronica” movement, Melbourne’s Strange Talk flew to success by dominating the Triple J Unearthed circuit as


How Beyond The Valley Became One Of Australia’s Favourite New Festivals

How Beyond The Valley Became One Of Australia’s Favourite New Festivals

Capitalising on the momentum of their hugely successful inaugural event last year, Beyond The Valley 2015 was announced back in August with an absolutely stacked


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


Your Cheat Sheet To The Best New Records Dropping In October

Your Cheat Sheet To The Best New Records Dropping In October

While it’s easier than ever these days to find and get music, it seems like every day it becomes more and more difficult to just


Where Are Our Favourite Australian Idols Now?

Where Are Our Favourite Australian Idols Now?

Australian Idol was arguably Australia’s best reality TV show of all time, and produced some of this country’s biggest talents and pop-bangers. The winners were


5 More Killer Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

5 More Killer Music Docos You Can Watch For Free Right Now

Music and film are arguably the two best mediums of entertainment perfect for chilling out and enjoying after a long day of *insert your arduous


5 Tips For Young Aussie Punks With The Meanies

5 Tips For Young Aussie Punks With The Meanies

Melbourne’s mighty Meanies recently unleashed hell with their brand new LP, It’s Not Me, It’s You, which came out via Poison City Records earlier this


How Playing AWME Helped Bustamento’s Career

How Playing AWME Helped Bustamento’s Career

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, AWME is a three-day music conference and expo set to foster industry connections for up and coming roots artists,




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