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Meet The Musician Selling His Album For $1000 & Making Serious Bank

Meet The Musician Selling His Album For $1000 & Making Serious Bank

How much would you pay for an album? Just asking the question is a 21st Century luxury, because it’s only been fairly recently that we had...

Aussies Headline Incredible Coachella 2015 Lineup

Aussies Headline Incredible Coachella 2015 Lineup

Last month, we shared Coachella organisers’ incredible and psychedelic recap video from their 2014 event, apologising emphatically for any FOMO caused. Well, we’d like to extend...

This Iconic Indie Label’s Epic Garage Sale Will Give You A Serious Case Of FOMO

This Iconic Indie Label’s Epic Garage Sale Will Give You A Serious Case Of FOMO

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if one of your favourite record labels held a good old fashioned garage sale? We’ve definitely have, and...

Kid Rock Doesn’t “FaceTweet” & 6 More Absurd Things He Said In This Insane Interview

Kid Rock Doesn’t “FaceTweet” & 6 More Absurd Things He Said In This Insane Interview

Ah, nobody can deny their love for a little bit of trash, and to provide 2015 with its first stench of verbal garbage, “rock/rapper” Kid Rock has...

Proof BitTorrent Is The Future Of How Musicians Sell Records

Proof BitTorrent Is The Future Of How Musicians Sell Records

The year 2014 witnessed a plethora of ways in which artists chose to release their music, whether it was from Azealia Banks dropping her record randomly overnight to...

Riot At Aussie-Packed Music Festival Ends In 63 Arrests, 83 Injured

Riot At Aussie-Packed Music Festival Ends In 63 Arrests, 83 Injured

Police are saying a riot that broke out during New Zealand’s popular BW Summer Festival in Gisborne, which ended in 63 arrests and 83 revellers injured,...

What This Incredible Album Cover Does Will Blow Your Mind

What This Incredible Album Cover Does Will Blow Your Mind

Despite the ever-increasing ubiquity of digital streaming, which looks poised to supplant even paid downloads as the primary format for music in this century, we’re still...

The Solution To Your Festival Texting Woes Is Here

The Solution To Your Festival Texting Woes Is Here

Some astute readers will remember the controversy that erupted in the lead up to this year’s Splendour In The Grass festival. After organisers warned Telstra users...

Justin Bieber Faceplanting On His Skateboard Is The Best Way To End 2014

Justin Bieber Faceplanting On His Skateboard Is The Best Way To End 2014

Call us sappy if you want, but we’re still filled with warm, fuzzy sentiments left over from Christmas. Now, with New Year’s Eve upon us, we’re...

iTunes Will Now Let Users Get A Refund For Crappy Albums

iTunes Will Now Let Users Get A Refund For Crappy Albums

You’ve been there. You catch a snippet of that new Beyonce track on the radio or on TV and venture into the iTunes store to find...

Coachella’s Psychedelic 2014 Recap Video Will Blow Your Mind

Coachella’s Psychedelic 2014 Recap Video Will Blow Your Mind

As if you needed anything more to increase your Coachella FOMO, this new recap video, unveiled just ahead of the traditional January lineup drop, is a...

The Traditional NYE Party Is Going Away And Here’s What’s Going To Replace It

The Traditional NYE Party Is Going Away And Here’s What’s Going To Replace It

While there’s a strong case to be made that the current trend sweeping the festival scene is going boutique (looking at the troubles of old-school heavyweights...

Aussie Artists Are About To Get Hit With A Major Tax Bill In Europe

Aussie Artists Are About To Get Hit With A Major Tax Bill In Europe

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any tougher for struggling musicians, changes to European tax legislation will now see anyone selling music downloads served with...

This List Of The Most Popular Metal Band Names Is Better Than Most Metal Lyrics

This List Of The Most Popular Metal Band Names Is Better Than Most Metal Lyrics

We’ve already established that here at Tone Deaf, we’re big fans of the ever-entertaining efforts of statisticians. Whether they’re proving that pop music really is getting...

The Interview Is In Even Bigger Trouble Now Thanks To Two K-Pop Stars

The Interview Is In Even Bigger Trouble Now Thanks To Two K-Pop Stars

Anyone who works in the film industry will tell you that making a movie can be a hellish and gruelling ordeal that pits countless variables against...

Is This The World’s Most Delusional Music Writer?

Is This The World’s Most Delusional Music Writer?

It’s not exactly news that everyone in the music industry is struggling. No matter who you look at, from artists, to festival promoters, everyone is looking...

Estranged AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Wants His Job And His Reputation Back

Estranged AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Wants His Job And His Reputation Back

It’s the trans-Tasman music story that just keeps getting more and more bizarre each week. Now, beleaguered AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has declared his intentions to...

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