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Watch Vance Joy As He Gets His Big Break In The US

Watch Vance Joy As He Gets His Big Break In The US

Is it just us, or has Vance Joy been doing everything right? From penning one of the biggest songs in recent memory, to aligning himself with...

Who’s Keen For A Bali Beach Music Festival With A Rad Aussie Lineup?

Who’s Keen For A Bali Beach Music Festival With A Rad Aussie Lineup?

Are you planning a little vacay to Bali in the new year and are looking for the freshest, exciting thing to do? Well call off the...

Here’s What It Takes To Be The Hardest Working Band Of 2014

Here’s What It Takes To Be The Hardest Working Band Of 2014

As the maddening rush of Christmas ensues and another year comes to its inevitable to a close, it’s natural to reflect on the achievements of the...

Apparently Snapchat Will Launch A Record Label Because “Every Music Service Is Shit”

Apparently Snapchat Will Launch A Record Label Because “Every Music Service Is Shit”

We’ve seen some pretty interesting music technology advances via applications on smartphones this year, but would you ever believe that the photo and video sharing app Snapchat wants...

Triple J’s Ratings Dominance Proves Commercial Radio Should Play More Aussie Music

Triple J’s Ratings Dominance Proves Commercial Radio Should Play More Aussie Music

The results of the last radio ratings survey of the year are in and while talk-back radio stations like Melbourne’s 3AW and commercial giants like KIIS...

This Musician Is About To Release The Most Frustrating Album Ever Made

This Musician Is About To Release The Most Frustrating Album Ever Made

We here at Tone Deaf have reported extensively on the resurgence of vinyl as a music format, recently highlighting the fact that sales have reached such...

Aussies Storm Incredible Download Festival 2015 Lineup

Aussies Storm Incredible Download Festival 2015 Lineup

The latest additions to the 2015 lineup of England’s world-famous Download Festival have been announced, confirming a small contingent of Aussies including Byron Bay metalcore favourites...

Online Ticketing Data Reveals Which Bands’ Concerts Are Total Sausage Fests

Online Ticketing Data Reveals Which Bands’ Concerts Are Total Sausage Fests

Online ticket marketplace StubHub recently unveiled their roundup of statistics for the past 12 months and the wrap includes some interesting trends. Besides highlighting the speed...

Bob Dylan Just Performed The Most Awkwardly Uncomfortable Concert Of All Time

Bob Dylan Just Performed The Most Awkwardly Uncomfortable Concert Of All Time

Deep inside of each and every one of us in a true super-fan, and inside that super-fan is a 16-year-old girl that dreams of being spotted...

South Park Just Trashed All Of Your Favourite Musicians In The Spirit Of Christmas

South Park Just Trashed All Of Your Favourite Musicians In The Spirit Of Christmas

The latest season of South Park came to its epic conclusion earlier this week. Having spent a good portion of the 18th season of the acclaimed...

This Unsigned Band Has A Clever Plan To Make Sure Their Next Album Goes Platinum

This Unsigned Band Has A Clever Plan To Make Sure Their Next Album Goes Platinum

With a few exceptions, most bands, regardless of genre or style, dream of having a platinum-accredited album. Even in this modern age of streaming and digital...

Two Aussies Amongst The Most Blogged-About Musicians Of 2014

Two Aussies Amongst The Most Blogged-About Musicians Of 2014

Yes, it’s that time of year again. List season has well and truly arrived, with outlets including yours truly unveiling countdown after countdown of the best...

People Are Paying Huge Sums For iPod Classics, & They Don’t Even Work

People Are Paying Huge Sums For iPod Classics, & They Don’t Even Work

Just a few months ago Apple announced that they were discontinuing the iPod Classic, which as we reported mere days ago, has seen the mass-storage mp3 player explode in...

Action Bronson Actually Threw A Flat-Screen TV Into The Crowd At His Show

Action Bronson Actually Threw A Flat-Screen TV Into The Crowd At His Show

With the holiday season upon us, Queens rhyme-slinger Action Bronson decided it was time to make good on his imposing, rotund frame and mighty facial hair...

How Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge Is Set To Save The Music Industry

How Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge Is Set To Save The Music Industry

Tom DeLonge is best recognised as the face of ’90s and ’00s bratty, skater-punk culture, a posterboy for toilet jokes with an unhealthy (and totally relatable) obsession over...

What Are The Most Torrented Albums Of All Time? We Can Tell You

What Are The Most Torrented Albums Of All Time? We Can Tell You

If you’ve been paying attention, the government and the entertainment industry have decided they’re not messing around anymore. As Billboard reports, the Australian government has presented...

This How Much A Successful Indie Musician Makes From Bandcamp

This How Much A Successful Indie Musician Makes From Bandcamp

This year has seen heated discussions in regards to how much money musicians actually earn, and interestingly an independent musician has stepped forward, providing a cross-analysis of how...

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