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

The Espy To Cease Hosting Live Music For A Few Months

The Espy To Cease Hosting Live Music For A Few Months

One of Australia’s iconic homes of live, rockin’ music will be silenced this month. The Esplanade Hotel in St. Kilda has reportedly informed staff that they will


Grooveshark Is Dead, Pen Grovelling Open Letter To Music Industry

Grooveshark Is Dead, Pen Grovelling Open Letter To Music Industry

After eight controversial years, Grooveshark, the world’s most notorious music streaming service, has officially ceased to be. It seems the creators have learned their lesson,


Turns Out Mark Ronson Copied ‘Uptown Funk’, Forced To Share Credit

Turns Out Mark Ronson Copied ‘Uptown Funk’, Forced To Share Credit

As Tone Deaf reported earlier this year, it wasn’t just Robin Thicke and Pharrell who were nervous about the outcome of March’s ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict,


This Is How Much Money A Musician Makes From Jay-Z’s Tidal

This Is How Much Money A Musician Makes From Jay-Z’s Tidal

It’s no secret that Tidal, Jay-Z’s recently launched music streaming service, has something of an uphill battle ahead of it. Amid harsh criticism from fans,


Meet The New Aussie Live Music Venue That’s Just Like A New York Jazz Hole

Meet The New Aussie Live Music Venue That’s Just Like A New York Jazz Hole

Despite a shocking four live music venues closing in Australia within a month, this week held better news, with the arrival of a fresh home


How Triple J’s Newest Station Double J Went In Its First Year

How Triple J’s Newest Station Double J Went In Its First Year

Today marks one year since the ABC welcomed another member into its extensive radio family. We speak, of course, of Double J, which was famously


Triple J Prove Once Again We Wanna Hear More Aussie Music On The Radio

Triple J Prove Once Again We Wanna Hear More Aussie Music On The Radio

As Tone Deaf reported back in December 2014, Triple J has been doing pretty well in the ratings these past 12 months. In fact, the


Queens Of The Stone Age Launch Charity To Help Musicians In Need

Queens Of The Stone Age Launch Charity To Help Musicians In Need

It’s hardly a secret that working in music can be a tough gig. Besides being an obscenely difficult industry in which to find stable work,


AC/DC Aren’t As Loud As Taylor Swift

AC/DC Aren’t As Loud As Taylor Swift

While Motörhead have a well-earned reputation as the band with “everything louder than everything else”, it appears they may not be the loudest band in


The Numbers Don’t Lie, Jay-Z’s Streaming Service Is A Spectacular Flop

The Numbers Don’t Lie, Jay-Z’s Streaming Service Is A Spectacular Flop

While it remains to be seen whether or not Tidal, Jay-Z’s much-hyped Spotify killer, will save the music business the way its co-owners, which includes


Melbourne Hosting Panel On Future Of Music & Technology

Melbourne Hosting Panel On Future Of Music & Technology

Next month, General Assembly in Melbourne will host a special panel of music industry experts who will discuss the growing between intersection between music and


Sydney Thinks Late Night Music Is More Dangerous Than Pokies

Sydney Thinks Late Night Music Is More Dangerous Than Pokies

It’s been over a year since the New South Wales Government rushed through the tough liquor and lockout laws on Sydney’s entertainment precinct to curb


Why Australia Could Learn A Thing Or Two From South Korea’s Approach To Music

Why Australia Could Learn A Thing Or Two From South Korea’s Approach To Music

While for most, Korean pop star Psy’s 2012 viral hit ‘Gangnam Style’ was simply an annoying one-hit-wonder that wouldn’t go away, for South Korea it


Aussies Now Forced To Watch Ads To Buy Concert Tickets

Aussies Now Forced To Watch Ads To Buy Concert Tickets

As BBC News reported back in January 2013, ticketing retail giant Ticketmaster was one of the first major companies to do away with one of


Aussie Venues & Promoters Are Killing It On The Global Stage

Aussie Venues & Promoters Are Killing It On The Global Stage

Following the much-publicised acquisition of Australian booking powerhouse Artist Voice by renowned US talent agency WME | IMG and the purchase of Nine Live by


Breaking Down Why Portishead Only Made $3,000 From 34 Million Streams

Breaking Down Why Portishead Only Made $3,000 From 34 Million Streams

As Tone Deaf reported yesterday, Portishead main man Geoff Barrow made another drop in the ocean of debate currently flooding the streaming world. However, what




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