Another Aussie Live Music Venue To Close, The Fifth So Far This Year

Another Aussie Live Music Venue To Close, The Fifth So Far This Year

Australia’s live music scene has had a few struggles this year, already we’ve seen Adelaide, Sydney and Perth not once, but twice announce closures of live music

Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Want To Work In The Australian Music Industry

Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Want To Work In The Australian Music Industry

On the surface, working in the music industry seems like an ideal for many people. If you’re a performer, it’s spending your days writing songs


Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales Sold To Chinese Investors

Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales Sold To Chinese Investors

Late last year Aussie live music fans were given a bit of a shake up after an iconic venue was sneakily listed for sale, the


iTunes Is Removing Music From Indie Labels To Promote Major Artists

iTunes Is Removing Music From Indie Labels To Promote Major Artists

While the eyes of the music industry are all pointed in the direction of Apple’s forthcoming interactive streaming service, which many expect to launch this


Triple J Reveal That One Night Stand Will Not Return In 2015

Triple J Reveal That One Night Stand Will Not Return In 2015

Nobody could forget the epic Beat The Drum gig the guys at Triple J threw earlier this year in celebration of their 40th birthday, but


The Hi-Fi Venues For Sale, “Will Be Closed Down” If Nobody Buys Them

The Hi-Fi Venues For Sale, “Will Be Closed Down” If Nobody Buys Them

As Tone Deaf reported last week, all three Hi-Fi venues have entered administration. While it was unclear what precipitated the takeover, an official statement from


One Of Australia’s Wackiest Live Music Venues Will Close Next Month

One Of Australia’s Wackiest Live Music Venues Will Close Next Month

The year 2015 has been a little touch and go for Aussie live music venues, sadly both Sydney, Adelaide and Perth all set to lose important performing spaces, and unfortunately this band


New Aussie Rock Record Label Launches With Earth-Shattering Roster

New Aussie Rock Record Label Launches With Earth-Shattering Roster

Attention all fans and artists that fall with heavy rock and metal, there’s a fresh label that has just been launched in Australia that you


Pandora Say They Need To Lower Royalties So They Can Continue To Screw Artists

Pandora Say They Need To Lower Royalties So They Can Continue To Screw Artists

Another day, another lawsuit for Pandora. This time, the pioneer streaming service is going to court against performer’s rights organisation BMI over the company’s royalty


Triple R’s Future Under Threat Due To Residential Development

Triple R’s Future Under Threat Due To Residential Development

Melbourne music lovers still have a hole in their hearts after their adored Palace Theatre was demolished so it could be rebuilt as apartment buildings, and adding


Brisbane Gets Free Accommodation For Bands With New Creative Hub & Venue

Brisbane Gets Free Accommodation For Bands With New Creative Hub & Venue

Just last month it was announced that Melbourne would be blessed with a gigantic music complex that looks incredible, however it looks like Brisbane and


This Massive New Free Online Sample Library Is A Muso’s Wet Dream

This Massive New Free Online Sample Library Is A Muso’s Wet Dream

Are you a producer or musician that’s ever had a nasty case of writer’s block and just need that first note or sample to get


Neil Young Says Vinyl Revival Is Just A Fashion Statement

Neil Young Says Vinyl Revival Is Just A Fashion Statement

While rock legend Neil Young is one of high-res audio’s biggest champions, he’s not such a fan of the recent vinyl resurgence. According to the


Vinyl Is Just A Fad, Besides CDs May Actually Sound Better Anyway

Vinyl Is Just A Fad, Besides CDs May Actually Sound Better Anyway

Regardless of what you think about the vinyl resurgence, one thing is becoming increasingly difficult to argue, and that’s that vinyl lovers are becoming the


Inside The Secret War Between Musicians Over Music Festival Posters

Inside The Secret War Between Musicians Over Music Festival Posters

If we asked you to design a poster for a music festival and gave you a bunch of names, how do you think you would


How Many Albums A Musician Needs To Sell To Make Minimum Wage

How Many Albums A Musician Needs To Sell To Make Minimum Wage

It’s pretty much conventional wisdom at this point that when you hand over your money for an album or single, 99.9 percent of that is


New Aussie Live Music Venue Opens In Former Strip Club

New Aussie Live Music Venue Opens In Former Strip Club

The year is off to a bit of a rocky start for Aussie live music venues with Sydney, Perth and Adelaide all set to lose important performing spaces, however for




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We Really Need To Talk About Perth’s Music Scene

We Really Need To Talk About Perth’s Music Scene

Whether you’re a live music fan residing in Perth or live anywhere else in Australia,