In Defence Of Mothership Events

In Defence Of Mothership Events

If you haven’t heard, last weekend saw a disastrous public event unravel in Sydney. This time, locals are incensed about the mismanagement of the Yaks

The Case Of Tame Impala’s Missing Million Just Took An Unexpected Turn

The Case Of Tame Impala’s Missing Million Just Took An Unexpected Turn

Just one month after the Supreme Court of NSW ruled in favour of Universal Records in a case against Stephen Pavlovic, founder of iconic Australian


You Could Be The New Owner Of Stereosonic For Cheap

You Could Be The New Owner Of Stereosonic For Cheap

In what may spell the end of the EDM bubble, at least as far the business side is concerned, news outlets are reporting EDM giant


King Gizzard Have Been Nominated For Best Jazz Album At The ARIAs

King Gizzard Have Been Nominated For Best Jazz Album At The ARIAs

It’s that time of year again when the Australian music industry pats itself on the back for another year of hard work well done. The


How Much The Biggest Bands Make From Ticket Sales Per Show

How Much The Biggest Bands Make From Ticket Sales Per Show

We all know it’s hard out there for an up-and-coming independent musician and in many cases, even ones signed to labels, but at the opposite


Soundwave Festival Pty Ltd Goes Into Administration

Soundwave Festival Pty Ltd Goes Into Administration

Soundwave Festival’s former operating company is entering voluntary administration following a preliminary directions hearing held at NSW Supreme Court this morning. The hearing follows an


Is Australia Getting A Big Day Out Replacement Festival?

Is Australia Getting A Big Day Out Replacement Festival?

This morning, Tone Deaf reported on the launch of Auckland City Limits, an expansion of the iconic Austin City Limits brand set to hit the


Aussie Music Industry A Lot Tougher For Women, Says Report

Aussie Music Industry A Lot Tougher For Women, Says Report

Earlier this month, Entertainment Assist, with the help of Victoria University, unveiled the largest ever mental health study conducted on industry workers anywhere in the


Big Day Out Organisers Announce Brand New Music Festival

Big Day Out Organisers Announce Brand New Music Festival

With the arrival of the annual summer festival season nearing, some punters are once again mourning the absence of the Big Day Out, which was


Face The Music 2015 Lineup Gets Even Bigger

Face The Music 2015 Lineup Gets Even Bigger

This November will see the return of Face The Music, two jam-packed days of panel sessions, keynote presentations, networking opportunities, workshops, and master classes, bringing


Australia’s New Arts Minister Has Bad News For Musicians

Australia’s New Arts Minister Has Bad News For Musicians

As Tone Deaf reported earlier this week, Australia’s arts community is celebrating the news that Senator George Brandis has been sacked from the Arts Ministry


Northlane Give Us A Peek Inside Running The Business Of An Aussie Band

Northlane Give Us A Peek Inside Running The Business Of An Aussie Band

In what was a very good month for Aussie music, back in August Sydney metalcore heroes Northlane knocked fellow Aussies Tame Impala off the top


Notorious Aussie Insane Asylum To Become Live Music Venue

Notorious Aussie Insane Asylum To Become Live Music Venue

We’ve seen gigs and festivals staged in some pretty weird places in the past, including the inner recesses of caves, active volcanoes, and even prisons.


How Facebook’s New Dislike Button Could Impact Musicians

How Facebook’s New Dislike Button Could Impact Musicians

Back in November, Facebook users who use the ubiquitous social media platform for more than just posting selfies and keeping everyone updated about their gym


Musicians Rejoice, We Have A New Arts Minister

Musicians Rejoice, We Have A New Arts Minister

The Australian arts community is rejoicing following news George Brandis has been sacked from the Arts Ministry. The dumping of Senator Brandis follows calls from


WAM’s 2015 Speaker Lineup Just Got Even Bigger

WAM’s 2015 Speaker Lineup Just Got Even Bigger

Following on from their stacked first speaker announcement, the West Australian Music Conference have announced the latest round of incredible industry professionals set to appear


Remi And Sensible J Launch Their Own Record Label

Remi And Sensible J Launch Their Own Record Label

Swiftly rising hip-hop favourites Remi and Sensible J, the team behind last year’s Australian Music Prize-winning album Raw X Infinity, have today announced the official




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