Scalpers Using Bots Can Now Get Jail Time In New York

Scalpers Using Bots Can Now Get Jail Time In New York

You’ve probably been there before. You’re waiting online at 9am for tickets to go on sale so you can see your favourite band. By the time

Flight Facilities’ ARIA Win Has Seriously Upset A Lot Of People

Flight Facilities’ ARIA Win Has Seriously Upset A Lot Of People

The local classical music community is up in arms about the recent round of ARIA wins. Many have taken the ARIAs to task for handing


Spotify Has Been Giving Computer Viruses To Its Listeners

Spotify Has Been Giving Computer Viruses To Its Listeners

If you thought getting computer viruses from listening to music ended with the days of KaZaA and LimeWire, we’ve got some unfortunate news for you.


Thieves Stole A $7K Sound System From Yours & Owls Festival

Thieves Stole A $7K Sound System From Yours & Owls Festival

Woolongong’s Yours & Owls festival seemed to go off without a hitch on the weekend, except for the part where they had $7,000 worth of


Nova Threw Serious Shade At Triple J During ARIA Ceremony

Nova Threw Serious Shade At Triple J During ARIA Ceremony

“There’s this joke: the Hottest 100, aka what all the commercial stations are about to start playing. They’re songs that have been around for six


Concert Promoter Gets 18 Years Jail For $200M Fraud

Concert Promoter Gets 18 Years Jail For $200M Fraud

A concert promoter who toured the likes of The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, David Bowe, Elton John, and Britney Spears has been sentenced to


A Building Built By An Aussie Anti-Alcohol Group Is Being Turned Into A Music Venue

A Building Built By An Aussie Anti-Alcohol Group Is Being Turned Into A Music Venue

Here at Tone Deaf, we believe in holding on to our beautiful heritage-listed buildings as much as we believe in holding on to our live


King Gizzard & Violent Soho Clean Up In 2016 ARIA Award Nominations

King Gizzard & Violent Soho Clean Up In 2016 ARIA Award Nominations

The complete list of nominations for the 2016 ARIA Awards has arrived and it’s well and truly Flume’s year. The golden boy of Aussie (and


One Of These Aussie Musos Is The Best Songwriter In The Country Right Now

One Of These Aussie Musos Is The Best Songwriter In The Country Right Now

Study the list below very carefully, because one of those talented homegrown musos is about to be declared the finest songwriter in Australia and given


Airbourne’s New Album Is Roaring Up Charts Around The World

Airbourne’s New Album Is Roaring Up Charts Around The World

They may not get much love in their home country, where they command a relatively small but rabid fan base, but Airbourne are absolutely beloved


Perth Muso Slams “Whinging Yuppies” For Complaining About Venue Noise

Perth Muso Slams “Whinging Yuppies” For Complaining About Venue Noise

It’s a shame we in the Australian music community are forced to say this virtually every month, but if you don’t want to live amongst


WAMCon 2016 Lineup Just Got A Whole Lot Bigger

WAMCon 2016 Lineup Just Got A Whole Lot Bigger

The West Australian Music Conference, one of the must-attend events for Australian music industry members, drawing everyone from musicians and producers to managers, students, bookers,


Beloved Melbourne Music Venue The Mercat Is Shutting Its Doors

Beloved Melbourne Music Venue The Mercat Is Shutting Its Doors

Influential Melbourne music venue The Mercat Basement is shutting its doors. The long-standing venue, located opposite the Queen Victoria Market beneath Fancy Hank’s BBQ is being forced


Triple M Shuts Down Digital Station For Being Too Successful

Triple M Shuts Down Digital Station For Being Too Successful

You’d think having a successful digital radio station on your hands would be reason to celebrate for Triple M, who it should be noted are


Looks Like We Have A New Lowest Selling Number 1 Debut & It’s Aussie

Looks Like We Have A New Lowest Selling Number 1 Debut & It’s Aussie

Just a week after Australian music legend Nick Cave set a local chart record after his new album, Skeleton Tree, became the 15th Aussie album


Freaking Finally: The Music Industry Is Actually On The Rebound

Freaking Finally: The Music Industry Is Actually On The Rebound

We’ve been hearing for years that the music industry is in trouble thanks to piracy, but we finally have some good news on that front. According


Bluesfest Is Officially Australia’s Best Regional Event

Bluesfest Is Officially Australia’s Best Regional Event

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016 — which featured a string of big names including Kendrick Lamar, The National, Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, and D’Angelo — has




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