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

How Many Tickets Australia’s Biggest Promoters Have Sold This Year

How Many Tickets Australia’s Biggest Promoters Have Sold This Year

Proving once again just what a significant music market we have here in Australia, our homegrown promoters, venues, and acts have rated considerably well in


The Government Think Aussie Musicians Earn More Money Than Everybody

The Government Think Aussie Musicians Earn More Money Than Everybody

We knew the federal government’s attitude towards our arts sector wasn’t what it ought to be after they unveiled their latest budget, which included significant


Rock Fans Urge Triple M To Start Supporting Aussie Music

Rock Fans Urge Triple M To Start Supporting Aussie Music

Back in April, Tone Deaf reported on the findings of the then-latest Australian radio ratings survey, which illustrated the continued dominance of national youth broadcaster


Why Bandcamp Is Now The Best Way To Find New Local Music Online

Why Bandcamp Is Now The Best Way To Find New Local Music Online

We’re big fans of the online independent music store Bandcamp. It truly puts the power in the hands of artists, who get create their own


Hacker Gets 14 Months In Jail For Leaking An Album

Hacker Gets 14 Months In Jail For Leaking An Album

While the music industry is slowly but surely coming around to the internet (took them long enough), it can still be a major bane to


Do You Earn As Much As A Music Industry Executive?

Do You Earn As Much As A Music Industry Executive?

Last month, Tone Deaf reported on a study conducted by music industry bible Billboard, which compiled the average salaries for different positions in the higher


BIGSOUND 2015 Announce Massive Second Speaker Lineup

BIGSOUND 2015 Announce Massive Second Speaker Lineup

The organisers of BIGSOUND 2015 have just made this year’s eagerly anticipated event that much more massive by bolstering their speakers lineup with another raft


Victorian Government Just Announced Major New Music Grants Program

Victorian Government Just Announced Major New Music Grants Program

The Victorian Labor government have just announced the details of their new Music Works Grants program, a $12.2 million funding project for contemporary music and


Your Old CD Collection Could Be Worth Big Money Online

Your Old CD Collection Could Be Worth Big Money Online

Back in December, Tone Deaf reported on the bullish state of the secondary iPod market. After Apple announced the death of their much-loved iPod Classic


Are Musicians Actually Making A Living Off Touring?

Are Musicians Actually Making A Living Off Touring?

If you’ve been paying attention to Tone Deaf over the last five or so years, you may have noticed more than a couple of stories


The Highest Selling Vinyl This Year Is Actually Hilarious

The Highest Selling Vinyl This Year Is Actually Hilarious

Despite all the criticisms that the so-called ‘vinyl revival’ has hit its peak and we’ll soon start to see sales of the niche music format


Why It Was So Easy For Tame Impala’s Money To Go Missing

Why It Was So Easy For Tame Impala’s Money To Go Missing

Back in May, Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker dropped a bombshell during a Reddit AMA. Despite fronting and writing the majority of the music for


Proof We’ve Run Out Of Music Festival Headliners

Proof We’ve Run Out Of Music Festival Headliners

If there’s one problem that’s been plaguing the global festival market over the past decade, it’s a lack of viable headliners. With new festivals announced


How Many Records Would Be Sold Without Piracy

How Many Records Would Be Sold Without Piracy

As Tone Deaf recently reported, it seems the end for piracy in Australia could be nigh. The federal government have passed a bill giving power


Triple J Officially Unveil Their Top 10 Tracks Of 2015 So Far

Triple J Officially Unveil Their Top 10 Tracks Of 2015 So Far

It’s that time of year again and once again it seems like it just kind of snuck up on us. We’re officially halfway through 2015


Ever Wanted To Play SXSW? Here’s How You Can

Ever Wanted To Play SXSW? Here’s How You Can

Mark your calendars, the dates for SXSW 2016 have been set as 11th-16th March for the conference’s famous Film Festival and 15th-20th March for the




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