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This Is How Much A Mid-Sized Band Makes After A Month Of Touring

This Is How Much A Mid-Sized Band Makes After A Month Of Touring

Having just completed one of the biggest tours of their career, setting stages ablaze in 23 cities over 24 shows across 28 days, Californian duo Pomplamoose,...

It’s Official, Australia Is The Next Big Thing In Music Globally

It’s Official, Australia Is The Next Big Thing In Music Globally

If you’ve been paying attention, then you already know that Australians are killing it overseas at the moment. If you’ve been paying even closer attention, you’ll...

Australian Police Claim Undeniable Link Between Electronic Music And Drug Use

Australian Police Claim Undeniable Link Between Electronic Music And Drug Use

New South Wales police have highlighted what they believe is an undeniable link between the electronic music scene and illicit drug use in a statement released...

Introducing Australia’s Newest Independent Record Label

Introducing Australia’s Newest Independent Record Label

As Tone Deaf recently pointed out, some of the world’s most renowned independent record labels actually have their HQs located right here on our great, sunburnt...

Female Producers Speak Out About The Gender Imbalance In Music

Female Producers Speak Out About The Gender Imbalance In Music

When it comes to the music industry, women are killing it. Just ask Beyonce, Taylor Swift, and Pink, who Forbes recently ranked as the top three...

Here’s How Much Money Splendour And The Falls Festival Generate

Here’s How Much Money Splendour And The Falls Festival Generate

The folk of Yelgun’s North Byron Parklands must be counting their lucky stars that both Splendour In The Grass and The Falls Festival shifted to their...

Things Are About To Get Pretty Shit For Sydney Music Venues

Things Are About To Get Pretty Shit For Sydney Music Venues

As if the situation in the once-bustling live music and party hub of Sydney’s Kings Cross wasn’t bad enough already, new State Government legislation looks poised...

How Much The Biggest Song Of The Year Made From Streaming Services

How Much The Biggest Song Of The Year Made From Streaming Services

Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a hit song? Even one. Just one smash that soars up the charts and lets you live lavishly for the...

Meet Australia’s Most Beautiful New Live Music Venue

Meet Australia’s Most Beautiful New Live Music Venue

We have great news for lovers of live music, there’s a venue that’s set to (re)open its doors and it’s breathtakingly beautiful. The wondrous place we speak...

The Next Aussie Act Tipped To Break Overseas

The Next Aussie Act Tipped To Break Overseas

With Iggy Azalea making huge waves, Vance Joy on the verge of breaking, and Sheppard recently embarking on their campaign to conquer the ever-coveted US market,...

Splendour In The Grass Fined For Noise Breach Before Any Bands Hit Stage

Splendour In The Grass Fined For Noise Breach Before Any Bands Hit Stage

While festivals clashing with local government has been in the headlines a lot lately, a fine recently handed down to the owners of North Byron Parklands,...

If You Care About Music And Live In Victoria, You Need To Attend This

If You Care About Music And Live In Victoria, You Need To Attend This

The organisers of Face The Music have already managed to corral a pretty impressive lineup of esteemed local and international music professionals, including Steve Albini, Daddy...

Pandora Just Screwed Indie Musicians And Their Users, Too

Pandora Just Screwed Indie Musicians And Their Users, Too

At one point in time, Pandora Radio seemed like every music lover’s dream. A digital music streaming platform that was catered precisely to the listener’s tastes...

Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales For Sale With Plans For Residential Development

Melbourne’s Prince Of Wales For Sale With Plans For Residential Development

Live music lovers of Melbourne should be on high alert, iconic live music hub The Prince Of Wales Hotel has just been listed as for sale....

Music Festival Guard Trampled By Gatecrashers Files $10 Million Lawsuit

Music Festival Guard Trampled By Gatecrashers Files $10 Million Lawsuit

A guard who was severely injured after she was trampled by gatecrashers during this year’s Ultra Music Festival in Miami has filed a lawsuit against Ultra...

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

It’s being touted as the “Tinder for parties and events” and the latest tool in the battle against Sydney’s draconian lockout laws, but the critics of...

You Won’t Believe How Bad iTunes’ Music Sales Have Become

You Won’t Believe How Bad iTunes’ Music Sales Have Become

Amidst all the contention surrounding the current state of the music industry, there’s seemingly two things we can all, both cynic and optimist alike, agree on:...

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