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Listen: SBTRKT Makes Ultimate Return Track With Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig

Listen: SBTRKT Makes Ultimate Return Track With Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig

There’s no question that Brit producer SBTRKT’s debut, self-titled record was quite easily one of the best of 2011. However, that was three years ago, and...

Listen: Jen Cloher’s Take On A Cult Classic

Listen: Jen Cloher’s Take On A Cult Classic

Local legend Jen Cloher has just released her take on ‘Sad Dark Eyes’ the 1967 classic single from Aussie rockers The Loved Ones. Featuring Jen Sholakis...

Top 7 Records You Might Have Missed From May

Top 7 Records You Might Have Missed From May

For all the great albums that grab the music media spotlight, there’s many more that slip by the warm glow of recognition. It’s not always for...

Freak Wave’s New Record Is A Rock Fan’s Wet Dream

Freak Wave’s New Record Is A Rock Fan’s Wet Dream

For what it’s worth, Freak Wave utilise their influences strongly. They’re not afraid to pillage the 90s for slick riffs and bellowing choruses, emotionally wrought through...

Listen: White Hex’s Steely Cool Single ‘Sisters’

Listen: White Hex’s Steely Cool Single ‘Sisters’

‘Sisters’ is the third single from Melbourne duo White Hex’s upcoming sophomore LP. The upcoming record titled Gold Nights features the almost startlingly poppy single ‘Paradise‘...

Listen: #1 Dads’ Mindblowing New Track ‘Return To’

Listen: #1 Dads’ Mindblowing New Track ‘Return To’

This is the solo side project moniker of Tom Iansek, whom you might know from Melbourne’s adored duo Big Scary. ‘Return To’ is the first release...

Listen: New Navy’s Latest Single Is ‘Heaven’

Listen: New Navy’s Latest Single Is ‘Heaven’

After a brief hiatus spent re-inventing their sound, rearranging their line-up and exploring their indie pop roots, New Navy are back with their dreamy  new single ‘Heaven’. Think...

The 7 Essential Road Trip Songs With The Holidays

The 7 Essential Road Trip Songs With The Holidays

Following on from their successful national album tour in March, The Holidays have announced an east coast run of new show dates. The dates coincide with...

Advance Stream: I Am Duckeye – ‘Commando Too’

Advance Stream: I Am Duckeye – ‘Commando Too’

Melbourne punks I Am Duckeye are on the eve or releasing Commando Too a follow up to their 2013 debut release Husband. For this sophomore effort the boys turned to...

This Week’s 8 Best New Tracks

This Week’s 8 Best New Tracks

Every week a plethora of big name acts, Australian musicians and little-known musos drop brand spankin’ new tracks on the internet. We’ve trawled through the internet...

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 suck...

Track By Track: Pierce Brothers – ‘Night Tree’

Track By Track: Pierce Brothers – ‘Night Tree’

Following on from managing to sell 25,000 CDs in a year without the aid of a record label, Melbourne multi-instrumentalists the Pierce Brothers are releasing their Night...

Listen: Unreleased Led Zeppelin Track ‘La La’

Listen: Unreleased Led Zeppelin Track ‘La La’

It’s not often that you get to hear freshly dug up material from a hugely influential band 45 years after the fact, but given that the Led...

Listen: Danny Brown, BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah Deliver New Minimalist Hip Hop

Listen: Danny Brown, BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah Deliver New Minimalist Hip Hop

Ok, before reading any further here are a few qualifying questions: 1. Do you love the bruiser Danny Brown? 2. Are you a loyal killah bee...

Listen: Orbits’ Meditative New Track ‘Al Tropix’

Listen: Orbits’ Meditative New Track ‘Al Tropix’

This is not for those with short attention spans, ‘Al Tropix’ is the latest release from Orbits a psychadelic/  shoegaze/ drone trio from Canberra. This track...

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 of...

Advance Stream: Contrast – ‘Less Than Zero’

Advance Stream: Contrast – ‘Less Than Zero’

Melbourne Shoegazers Contrast are on the eve of launching their second EP titled Less Than Zero (out tomorrow via Bandcamp). Self­-described as “a coupla blokes who...

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