Women Share Their Music Industry Horror Stories

Women Share Their Music Industry Horror Stories

Earlier this month, we reported on a UK-based band manager who took to social media to share an email she received from a fellow industry

Musician’s Undercover Investigation Reveals The Truth About Pay-For-Play Gigs

Musician’s Undercover Investigation Reveals The Truth About Pay-For-Play Gigs

Like any other industry, the music world has to deal with its fair share of scourges. They leave ugly blemishes on what is otherwise an


This Record Just Became The Most Expensive Vinyl Ever Sold On Discogs

This Record Just Became The Most Expensive Vinyl Ever Sold On Discogs

A record has been broken, wait, smashed for the most expensive vinyl ever sold on the wax-lovers online marketplace, Discogs, and nope – it’s not some ultra


The True Impact Of Losing An Aussie Music Festival

The True Impact Of Losing An Aussie Music Festival

It’s sad to say, but these days we’ve pretty much grown accustomed to hearing of another Australian music festival announcing a hiatus, taking a year


How The Incredible Netflix Of Vinyl Records Became A Total Disaster

How The Incredible Netflix Of Vinyl Records Became A Total Disaster

Some readers will recall a story we ran back in January that detailed a then-forthcoming new music subscription that many were touting as the “Netflix


Aussie Music & Arts Community Furious Over “Disastrous” Federal Budget

Aussie Music & Arts Community Furious Over “Disastrous” Federal Budget

Earlier this week, the federal government announced their budget for 2015. As Tone Deaf reported, this year’s budget included several measures that would impact on


An Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Is Up For Sale

An Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Is Up For Sale

Want to own one of Australia’s most iconic live music venues? Get the cheque book ready, ’cause here’s your chance. Sydney’s intimate performance space, The Vanguard, is


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,




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