Courtney Barnett Reignites Interest In 50-Year-Old Grammys Controversy

Courtney Barnett Reignites Interest In 50-Year-Old Grammys Controversy

Having been awarded to the likes of The Beatles, Cyndi Lauper, and John Legend, the Grammy for Best New Artist is one of the annual

Sydney’s Lockout Laws Just Became A Parody Of Themselves

Sydney’s Lockout Laws Just Became A Parody Of Themselves

Sydney’s supposedly violence-curbing lockout laws have been straddling the line between outrageous and ridiculous for some time now, but over the weekend they veered wildly


Unsigned Local Heavy Band Crashes The ARIA Charts

Unsigned Local Heavy Band Crashes The ARIA Charts

We love a good DIY story as much as we like seeing a local heavy band rock the ARIA charts. We’re still proud of Sydney


Were These The 10 Best Aussie Albums Of 2015?

Were These The 10 Best Aussie Albums Of 2015?

Having recently announced their 56-strong long list, the organisers of the annual Australian Music Prize (AMP) have now completed the weighty task of whittling the


Aussie Hip-Hop Festival Turns Out To Be Total Crock, No One’s Surprised

Aussie Hip-Hop Festival Turns Out To Be Total Crock, No One’s Surprised

It looks like The Boulevard is the latest festival to further besmirch the already sullied reputation that hip-hop and R&B festivals have in Australia, with


Stereosonic Release Statement After Parent Company Goes Bankrupt

Stereosonic Release Statement After Parent Company Goes Bankrupt

The organisers of Stereosonic have issued a statement in the wake of bankruptcy proceedings for SFX, the global EDM concert giant that acts at Stereosonic’s


In Defence Of Mothership Events

In Defence Of Mothership Events

If you haven’t heard, last weekend saw a disastrous public event unravel in Sydney. This time, locals are incensed about the mismanagement of the Yaks


We’re Looking For Interns To Join The Tone Deaf Team

We’re Looking For Interns To Join The Tone Deaf Team

Tone Deaf is one of Australia’s leading music publications. In a short time we’ve become one of the country’s leading authorities on the local and international music industry and culture. We


Human Nature Are Still Around And Actually Doing Better Than Ever

Human Nature Are Still Around And Actually Doing Better Than Ever

They were the Australian boy band of the ’90s. Starting off as an a capella and doo-wop group inspired by Motown, they transformed into the


How The Palais Theatre Changing Hands Could Affect Melbourne Live Music

How The Palais Theatre Changing Hands Could Affect Melbourne Live Music

The Palais Theatre Management Company, which has overseen the operations of the iconic St Kilda venue for eight years, has been dumped by Port Phillip


If You Got Paid By Soundwave Recently, You May Be Sued To Get The Money Back

If You Got Paid By Soundwave Recently, You May Be Sued To Get The Money Back

The financial fallout from the collapse of Soundwave, once one of Australia’s biggest promoters and the company behind Australia’s largest heavy music festival, is threatening


FBi Radio Co-Founder Launches Australia’s Newest Record Label

FBi Radio Co-Founder Launches Australia’s Newest Record Label

If you’re looking for some fresh new music, you may want to introduce yourself to Lazy Thinking, Australia’s newest record label, co-founded by Cassandra Wilkinson,


UNIFY Gathering Take Aussie Media & Festivals To Task In Fiery Statement

UNIFY Gathering Take Aussie Media & Festivals To Task In Fiery Statement

Following the success of this year’s sold-out UNIFY Gathering, Team UNIFY’s Luke Logemann has issued a statement celebrating the festival’s achievement and dispelling some of


The Biggest Mistake That Soundwave Replacement Legion Made

The Biggest Mistake That Soundwave Replacement Legion Made

When Legion Festival, Australia’s first ever fan-funded heavy music festival, was announced, it was instantly met with excitement. For a while there, it seemed as


King Parrot Are Presenting A Free Music Industry Lecture

King Parrot Are Presenting A Free Music Industry Lecture

King Parrot are one of the bands at the forefront of Australia’s heavy metal scene. It’s an achievement that didn’t happen by coincidence nor overnight.


Legion Festival Just Dropped A Really Bizarre Statement

Legion Festival Just Dropped A Really Bizarre Statement

Legion Festival founder and Devil You Know drummer John Sankey has announced that after “a number of discussions with industry partners, bands and the Legion


How The Collapse Of Soundwave Could Impact Every Aussie Music Festival

How The Collapse Of Soundwave Could Impact Every Aussie Music Festival

While to outsiders it seemed as though the collapse of Soundwave was a sudden implosion brought on by mysterious forces, in reality it was a




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