Surprise! Record Store Day Is Now Happening Every Week

Surprise! Record Store Day Is Now Happening Every Week

Those of you who were busy this past Record Store Day and are still reeling from missing out on all of the excitement, we have

7 Lessons From The Career Of A Major Label Boss

7 Lessons From The Career Of A Major Label Boss

While you may not recognise his name, Cameron Strang commands a powerful reputation in the music industry. Objectively speaking, he’s one of the most powerful


Australia Gets A Brand New Live Music Venue That’s A Total Game-Changer

Australia Gets A Brand New Live Music Venue That’s A Total Game-Changer

This week we reported the very sad news that an Aussie live music venue with a lot of promise sadly had to close its doors, despite


What The 2015 Federal Budget Means For Australian Music

What The 2015 Federal Budget Means For Australian Music

Those too busy looking forward to hump day yesterday may have missed the fact that the 2015 Federal Budget dropped last night. While everyone is


New Aussie Live Music Venue To Close A Few Months After Opening

New Aussie Live Music Venue To Close A Few Months After Opening

It’s with a heavy heart that we announce that a live music venue that bestowed such promise will sadly shut up shop this month, despite having


Is This The Beginning Of The End For SoundCloud?

Is This The Beginning Of The End For SoundCloud?

Spotify’s most recent financial results may come as a shock to those outside of the streaming industry, but to insiders they’re simply another example of


An Aussie Musician Has Created The Airbnb Of Live Music

An Aussie Musician Has Created The Airbnb Of Live Music

Are you an up-and-coming musician who wants to start gigging but not sure where you can perform? Or are you interested in playing host to


How Much Time People Actually Spend On Their Phones At Concerts

How Much Time People Actually Spend On Their Phones At Concerts

We all know that concertgoers spend way too much time on their mobile phones and not enough time, you know, actually watching the concert, but


Spotify Have Got Big New Expansion Plans, But Not With Music

Spotify Have Got Big New Expansion Plans, But Not With Music

Music streaming service, Spotify, has stirred the music industry pot since its inception back in 2006, and it looks like its about to rouse more


Take A Look Inside Australia’s Incredible New Music Complex

Take A Look Inside Australia’s Incredible New Music Complex

Earlier this it was announced that a gigantic music complex was set to open its doors in Melbourne, and guess what, d-day is almost upon us,


Why Festivals & Bands Have Stopped Touring Nationally

Why Festivals & Bands Have Stopped Touring Nationally

After it was confirmed back in February that Soundwave would no longer make a stop in Adelaide after the conclusion of the festival’s 2015 event,


Turns Out, The Best Songwriter In The World Is An Aussie

Turns Out, The Best Songwriter In The World Is An Aussie

It’s not like we needed any more proof that Australian artists are absolutely killing it overseas, but the latest accolade to be heaped upon our


Aussie Musician Launches An eBay For Other Local Bands

Aussie Musician Launches An eBay For Other Local Bands

As any musician knows, the buying and selling of second hand musical equipment online can be a nightmare, from the pain of trying to calculate


Going To Late Night Live Music Just Got A Whole Lot Cheaper

Going To Late Night Live Music Just Got A Whole Lot Cheaper

Are you one of those lucky people who’ve traveled overseas and experienced the sheer beauty that is 24-hour public transport? Well guess what, Melbourne at


Indie Label Reveals What Each Streaming Service Pays Out

Indie Label Reveals What Each Streaming Service Pays Out

Having learnt their lesson from the catastrophe wrought by the digital revolution, the old guard of the music industry seems to be about as on-board


Pandora’s Complicated Plan To Screw Musicians Has Been Approved

Pandora’s Complicated Plan To Screw Musicians Has Been Approved

As Tone Deaf previously reported, online streaming giant Pandora has been embroiled in a war against performer’s rights organisation BMI over the service’s royalty rates.


Victorian Government Actually Just Delivered On Their Promise To Help Music

Victorian Government Actually Just Delivered On Their Promise To Help Music

The 2015-16 Victorian budget is set to see the state secure its place as the music capital of Australia once again, with the new government




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