World’s Biggest Indie Labels Hacked, Your Credit Card Might Be At Risk

World’s Biggest Indie Labels Hacked, Your Credit Card Might Be At Risk

Beggars Group, a conglomerate comprised of some of the biggest independent record labels in the world, including 4AD, Matador, Rough Trade, and XL Recordings, have

Brisbane Music Venue Gets Liquor Licence Suspended Without Any Breach

Brisbane Music Venue Gets Liquor Licence Suspended Without Any Breach

As Brisbane venue owners prepare themselves for what will likely be a protracted battle against Queensland’s draconian new lockout laws, one venue owner is hanging


Meet The Unknown Aussie Soul Band Invading Charts All Over Europe

Meet The Unknown Aussie Soul Band Invading Charts All Over Europe

It’s not often that an Australian artist manages to top charts overseas. Dami Im recently managed to go Number 1 all over Europe, but she


Female Aussie Musos Top Both ARIA Charts For The First Time Since 2004

Female Aussie Musos Top Both ARIA Charts For The First Time Since 2004

Back in April we reported on the most depressing sales week in Australian chart history after US metal veterans Disturbed broke the record for the


The Whole World Reckons Melbourne Is What A Music City Should Be

The Whole World Reckons Melbourne Is What A Music City Should Be

It’s not like we needed any more proof that Melbourne is one of the world’s leading music cities, but a new white paper released in


The Songs Banned From Smooth FM

The Songs Banned From Smooth FM

It’s the station you hear inside every cab and every Uber, every op shop and doctor’s waiting room. It’s the station beloved by your gran


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


Sydney’s OAF & Brisbane’s Woolly Mammoth Join Forces

Sydney’s OAF & Brisbane’s Woolly Mammoth Join Forces

Two of Australia’s most respected live music spaces, the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney and Brisbane’s Woolly Mammoth, have joined forces, forging a partnership as


Adelaide’s Coolest Music Venue Offering Free Haircuts To Musos

Adelaide’s Coolest Music Venue Offering Free Haircuts To Musos

Adelaide’s Fat Controller already had a lot going for it. Its name is taken from a character on a beloved television series from our childhoods


360 Rallies Support After Manager Loses Everything In House Fire

360 Rallies Support After Manager Loses Everything In House Fire

360 has issued a heartfelt appeal to his fans to help his manager, Rae Harvey, who lost her home in a fire after recently moving


Brisbane Venues See 20% Drop In Revenue In First Week Of Lockouts

Brisbane Venues See 20% Drop In Revenue In First Week Of Lockouts

Venue owners around Queensland had been bracing themselves for weeks as the state’s new late-night lockout laws came into effect last week and it now


Armageddon Just Hit The Professional Songwriting Community

Armageddon Just Hit The Professional Songwriting Community

You’re probably aware that musicians, particularly songwriters, aren’t all that jazzed about streaming services and the meagre royalties they receive from them. One of the


Australia’s Chillest Millionaire Wants To Bankroll Anti-Lockouts Campaign

Australia’s Chillest Millionaire Wants To Bankroll Anti-Lockouts Campaign

We all fantasise about being rich and all the things we’d do. Those of us with slightly lower expectations for our lives fantasise about people


Face The Music Will Feature Live Music For The First Time

Face The Music Will Feature Live Music For The First Time

Annual industry summit Face The Music is back for 2016, and the team have just announced the first details of what we can expect this


One Aussie Band Actually Rivals Coldplay For Ticket Sales

One Aussie Band Actually Rivals Coldplay For Ticket Sales

Coldplay are set to make their return to Australia at the end of the year, playing a string of stadium shows down the East Coast.


Ticketek Now Own One Of Australia’s Biggest Promoters

Ticketek Now Own One Of Australia’s Biggest Promoters

One of Australia’s ticketing giants has now partnered with one of its most prominent tour promoters. TEG, best known as the parent company of entities


Police Bust Band Gear Theft Ring, Arrest 130 People

Police Bust Band Gear Theft Ring, Arrest 130 People

It seems just about every month we have to pen a news story about another Aussie touring act that’s had their van or car broken




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