The Highest Selling Vinyl This Year Is Actually Hilarious

The Highest Selling Vinyl This Year Is Actually Hilarious

Despite all the criticisms that the so-called ‘vinyl revival’ has hit its peak and we’ll soon start to see sales of the niche music format

Listen Out Backstage Rider Leaks And It’s Gloriously Insane

Listen Out Backstage Rider Leaks And It’s Gloriously Insane

Listen Out have had enough trouble as it is, what with their stacked 2015 lineup leaking hours ahead of their scheduled release time. But it


Bad News For Posers Who Keep Their Music Festival Wristbands

Bad News For Posers Who Keep Their Music Festival Wristbands

Last month, Tone Deaf reported on the story of Elizabeth Dazzio and her sister, whose lives were saved by a light-up concert wristband when the


Would You Buy This Ridiculously Huge Record Collection For $350,000?

Would You Buy This Ridiculously Huge Record Collection For $350,000?

If you’ve read about the growing vinyl revival (if you read Tone Deaf regularly, it’d be kind of hard to escape it) and you’re interested


Just When You Thought MTV Couldn’t Get Any Worse

Just When You Thought MTV Couldn’t Get Any Worse

We’re not as quick to jump on the MTV hate bandwagon as much as most publications or music fans, for that matter. Fans complain endlessly


Meet The Website That Rigs Spotify To Generate Cash For Bands

Meet The Website That Rigs Spotify To Generate Cash For Bands

Last year, Tone Deaf recounted the tale of Vulfpeck, a then-little known Swedish indie funk group who decided they were going to cheat the Spotify


Believe It Or Not, Donald Trump Just Spectacularly Owned Neil Young

Believe It Or Not, Donald Trump Just Spectacularly Owned Neil Young

Neil Young has become the quintessential old man yelling at a cloud. These days, he just seems to be pissed off at everything, whether it’s


Proposal To End All Gigs At 11pm Has Music Fans Going Nuts

Proposal To End All Gigs At 11pm Has Music Fans Going Nuts

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that anyone saying absolutely anything on the internet, whether incendiary or totally innocuous, is in store for some seriously harsh


Watch Music Festival Punters Get A Big Surprise In The Portaloo

Watch Music Festival Punters Get A Big Surprise In The Portaloo

We’ve all been there: you’re at a music festival, cruising around, checking out the bands, and nature calls. You start making your way to the


Taylor Swift’s Concert Contract Is Even Worse Than You Thought

Taylor Swift’s Concert Contract Is Even Worse Than You Thought

As the music industry celebrated Taylor Swift’s victory over Apple Music, following the pop star’s open letter to the company, which convinced them to pay


Local Aussie Band Have Weirdest Music Beef Ever With Portugal. The Man

Local Aussie Band Have Weirdest Music Beef Ever With Portugal. The Man

Coming straight out of the Department of What the Fuck? is a beef that’s erupted between US rockers Portugal. The Man and Perth favourites HAMJAM.


Diddy Is Officially An Alleged Terrorist, Has Been Arrested

Diddy Is Officially An Alleged Terrorist, Has Been Arrested

Sean “Diddy” Combs in a man with many strings to his bow. He’s been a talent scout, a promoter, a producer, a rapper, a fashion


This Is What Happens When Your Grandparents Go To A Music Festival

This Is What Happens When Your Grandparents Go To A Music Festival

Funny or Die had a lot of fun at Bonnaroo. Many of you will have seen the video of their correspondent chatting with the lineup


Taylor Swift Slammed As Hypocrite In Viral Open Letter

Taylor Swift Slammed As Hypocrite In Viral Open Letter

Yesterday was the day that the tables finally turned in favour of independent musicians in their battle against Apple Music, the tech giant’s new streaming


There’s So Much Vinyl Out There It Actually Destroyed A Store

There’s So Much Vinyl Out There It Actually Destroyed A Store

We’ve written about our fair share of record stores here at Tone Deaf. We’re a veritable treasure trove of record store stories, whether it’s really


How 11 Musicians Split The $2 Million Profit From ‘Uptown Funk’

How 11 Musicians Split The $2 Million Profit From ‘Uptown Funk’

The story of ‘Uptown Funk’, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ inescapable 2014 single, which spent weeks at the tops of charts around the world and


And You Thought Australia Was Tough For Live Music Venues

And You Thought Australia Was Tough For Live Music Venues

With constant news of another Australian live music venue closing as a result of increasingly draconian government legislation, it’s easy to think we’ve got it




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