The Secret To Triple J’s Total Domination Of Commercial Radio

The Secret To Triple J’s Total Domination Of Commercial Radio

As Tone Deaf recently reported, triple j has comprehensively smashed commercial radio in the latest radio ratings survey. For the first time ever, Australia’s national

Northlane Knock Tame Impala Off The Top Of The Aussie Charts

Northlane Knock Tame Impala Off The Top Of The Aussie Charts

As far as we’re concerned, any time an Australian band or artist is able to top the charts in their homeland, it’s great news. Last


How Many Copies Tame Impala’s New Record Has Sold

How Many Copies Tame Impala’s New Record Has Sold

Tame Impala are on one hell of a roll. The Kevin Parker-led project’s latest effort, Currents, was recently unveiled to a wave of acclaim both


BIGSOUND Live 2015 Announce Another Epically Good Lineup

BIGSOUND Live 2015 Announce Another Epically Good Lineup

Having announced an absolutely massive first lineup of bands and artists for BIGSOUND Live 2015, organisers have now dropped another assortment of incredible local bands


It’s Official, Tame Impala Have The Biggest Album In Australia

It’s Official, Tame Impala Have The Biggest Album In Australia

We all knew Tame Impala’s eagerly anticipated third album, Currents, would be one of the biggest releases of the year, and so far the reception


Proof Australia Is One Of The World’s Most Important Music Markets

Proof Australia Is One Of The World’s Most Important Music Markets

It’s sometimes easy remember just how vital Australia’s music market is. After all, we’re rather out of the way for most of the world, despite


How Many Aussies Still Love To Download Illegally

How Many Aussies Still Love To Download Illegally

While it seems the creative industries are giving us more and more reasons to ditch piracy, a new study commissioned by the Department of Communications


Victoria Sets Up Taskforce To Tackle Harassment Of Women At Gigs

Victoria Sets Up Taskforce To Tackle Harassment Of Women At Gigs

Following a meeting of the Victorian Live Music Roundtable yesterday, Victorian Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation Jane Garrett has announced the formation


Aussie Band Manager Not Happy After Court Room Ambush

Aussie Band Manager Not Happy After Court Room Ambush

Earlier this month, Tone Deaf reported on a landmark case currently going before a Victorian court involving an unexpected Australian music industry figure. Long story


How To Manufacture A Musician That Never Actually Existed

How To Manufacture A Musician That Never Actually Existed

As some readers may remember, last year, Tone Deaf recounted the tale of Vulfpeck, a then-little known Swedish indie group who decided they were going


Melbourne Music Bank Returns With A Massive Career-Making Prize Pack

Melbourne Music Bank Returns With A Massive Career-Making Prize Pack

Calling all musicians: how’d you like to record at Melbourne’s famous Sing Sing Studios? What about having your music video made by the inventive minds


NSW Premier Wants Aussies To Pay More For Music & Everything Else

NSW Premier Wants Aussies To Pay More For Music & Everything Else

Back in April, Tone Deaf reported on a new proposal by the Federal Government that would see consumers paying more for so-called “intangibles”, items that


The ATO Has Begun A Major Crackdown On Aussie Musicians

The ATO Has Begun A Major Crackdown On Aussie Musicians

Seemingly acting on orders from the Federal Department of Nothing Better To Do*, the Australian Taxation Office has begun cracking down on tax cheats in


Wavves Just Went Absolutely Berserk On His Label

Wavves Just Went Absolutely Berserk On His Label

We’ve seen something of a sporadic wave of artists coming out against their record labels in the past couple of years. In addition to Angel


How To Find Out What Gear Your Favourite Musicians Use

How To Find Out What Gear Your Favourite Musicians Use

Have you ever wondered what insane guitar(s) Jack White shreds with, the effects pedals Jimi Hendrix used on one of his mind-bending psychedelic trips or what set-up


Adelaide Have Nominated Themselves As One Of The World’s Best Music Cities

Adelaide Have Nominated Themselves As One Of The World’s Best Music Cities

The city of Adelaide is seeking a global endorsement of its music culture with a bid to be named a UNESCO City of Music. The


Want To Own One Of Australia’s Best Music Venues? Here’s Your Chance

Want To Own One Of Australia’s Best Music Venues? Here’s Your Chance

The past couple of months have seen some seriously awesome venues open up in Australia, including a venue with a self-service bar, a venue inspired




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