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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...

Slumberhaze

Slumberhaze

Slumberhaze are a project of three minds that make music that is hard to categorize. Inspired by science and society, tension and irony, the music is...

Gay Paris

Gay Paris

As you may (hey, babe) or may not know ( ‘sup, dumb dumb) know, we have been romping about the country screaming “the last good party...

Francis Leach About Footy, Music & Paul Kelly’s Presentation Night

Francis Leach About Footy, Music & Paul Kelly’s Presentation Night

Francis Leach, of Triple J and Grandstand Breakfast fame speaks eagerly as he enunciates the program for Presentation Night, a panel show about AFL and music ....

10 Years On: Sufjan Stevens – Michigan

10 Years On: Sufjan Stevens – Michigan

10 years ago, on his 28th birthday, Sufjan Stevens released what was one of his most personal, emotional, and important albums. An ambitious and constantly intriguing...

Whitley

Whitley

Lawrence Greenwood is Whitley. Whitley is a musician, and one who retired this very moniker back in 2010, celebrating the finale with a run of intimate...

Dan and Hannah Acfield

Dan and Hannah Acfield

Siblings Dan and Hannah Acfield are accomplished songwriters and performers. Having forged solo careers, the pair has finally pooled their musical talent and embarked on a...

The Mohawk Lodge

The Mohawk Lodge

Ryder here from The Mohawk Lodge.   Just landed in Melbourne ~ loving the vibes!    I’m down here touring my latest album Damaged Goods that’s seeing an...

New Saxons

New Saxons

If you can picture Chris Isaak heading up a 90s guitar band, with a dash of island isolation mixed in, then that wouldn’t be too far...

Do Record Reviews Still Matter?

Do Record Reviews Still Matter?

In a world where we can stream entire records before purchasing them, have album reviews lost their importance? Much like what video did to the radio...

Crowdfunding Forecast: First Sun Records Release In Decades, Fascinator Album, Video Game Music Tribute & More

Crowdfunding Forecast: First Sun Records Release In Decades, Fascinator Album, Video Game Music Tribute & 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...

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg

If you believe what you read, the size of Jake Bugg’s talent is matched only by his mouth. In his short career, the 19-year-old singer-songwriter has...

Andy Bull

Andy Bull

I’m Andy Bull and I’ve  been making and performing music since about 2003, and it’s been pretty amazing to see how pop music has transformed over...

Weekend Watercooler: Blur Bassist Cooking Show, Snoop & Eddie Murphy Duet, New Pearl Jam LP & More

Weekend Watercooler: Blur Bassist Cooking Show, Snoop & Eddie Murphy Duet, New Pearl Jam LP & More

A lot can happen over the weekend, but just like us we imagine you’re pretty busy over the weekend attending gigs, hanging out with friends, and...

Green Stone Garden

Green Stone Garden

Together since 2011, Darwin alt-rock band Green Stone Garden have been wooing Top End audiences with their finely-crafted live shows, lyrical song writing and lush, layered...

Yellowcard

Yellowcard

Way back in 2003, pop punk was reaching the pinnacle of its popularity. Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and Sum 41 were gaining momentum, and Blink 182...

Mojo Juju

Mojo Juju

After the success of  Mojo Juju’s debut solo album as well as string of international support slots including Tony Joe White, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis and...

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