Female-Fronted Aussie Music Festival Expands Lineup

Female-Fronted Aussie Music Festival Expands Lineup

The Sad Grrrls Fest lineups for this year were recently announced and they just got even bigger. Having already confirmed the likes of Jaala, Jess

Remembering John Safran’s Hip-Hop Duo Raspberry Cordial

Remembering John Safran’s Hip-Hop Duo Raspberry Cordial

We here at Tone Deaf love uncovering little-known tidbits of trivia from the world of Australian music, like the fact that former R&B sensation Selwyn


How One Local Hero Saved The Tivoli

How One Local Hero Saved The Tivoli

As Brisbanites are forced to grow accustomed to living under the newly enforced lockout laws, the city’s live music scene is bracing itself for some


Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Just weeks after the closure of Shebeen, Melbourne has sadly lost yet another much loved live music venue, with the management of the Shadow Electric


Courtney Barnett & Aussie Classic Mashed Up For Like A Version

Courtney Barnett & Aussie Classic Mashed Up For Like A Version

We’ve seen some notable mash-ups on Like A Version in recent years. This year’s Hottest 100 winners, The Rubens, famously celebrated their win on Like


The Last Shadow Puppets Improvised A Song About Tame Impala

The Last Shadow Puppets Improvised A Song About Tame Impala

So we kind of have this feeling that Alex Turner, frontman for UK indie heroes Arctic Monkeys and The Last Shadow Puppets, has kind of


AFL Announce Music Event With Aussie Acts For A Change

AFL Announce Music Event With Aussie Acts For A Change

The AFL has copped a lot of criticism over the entertainment they book for the Grand Final each year, but no matter how loud fans


SAFIA Announce Debut Album, New Single & National Tour

SAFIA Announce Debut Album, New Single & National Tour

SAFIA are on top of the world, boasting 20 million streams, six singles scoring high rotation on triple j, and placing in the station’s Hottest


Two Huge Aussie Bands From The 2000s Are Reuniting

Two Huge Aussie Bands From The 2000s Are Reuniting

Two of Australia’s biggest hit-making bands from the 2000s are set to reunite. Brisbane’s George will play an anniversary show at the upcoming Brisbane Festival,


Panic! At The Disco Announce 2017 Australian Tour

Panic! At The Disco Announce 2017 Australian Tour

Panic! At The Disco, one of the biggest bands to come out of the mid-2000s pop punk and emo movement, have announced they will bring


Giant Fire-Breathing Spider Headlining New Aussie Music Festival

Giant Fire-Breathing Spider Headlining New Aussie Music Festival

It sounds like an evil super villain’s plot to take over Gotham (or evil movie producers’ plot to waste our time and money), but a


Violent Soho Want You In Their New Music Video

Violent Soho Want You In Their New Music Video

Violent Soho recently unveiled their latest music video, immortalising their WACO single ‘So Sentimental’ with 8mm-style footage of the band cruising through the country on


Falls Festival Announces Brand New Location For 2017

Falls Festival Announces Brand New Location For 2017

The organisers of Falls Music & Arts Festival have announced they will be bringing the beloved Aussie event to Western Australia in 2017. Falls Downtown,


Reality TV Star Charged With Defrauding Aussie Touring Scene

Reality TV Star Charged With Defrauding Aussie Touring Scene

We’ve written about dodgy promoters and even artists looking to make a sly buck off Australia’s events industry before, but now a US reality TV


How Much You Can Make As A Tribute Act In Australia

How Much You Can Make As A Tribute Act In Australia

It may not be the dream of many an aspiring musician, but there’s money to be made in the world of tribute acts and if


SXSW Opens 2017 Submissions For Aussie Artists

SXSW Opens 2017 Submissions For Aussie Artists

SXSW, the annual conference of music, film, culture, and arts in Austin, Texas, has announced the opening of its 2016 submissions for Australian artists and


Fate Of 17 Aussie Venues Uncertain After Company Collapse

Fate Of 17 Aussie Venues Uncertain After Company Collapse

The fate of some 17 Australian live music venues and night spots is now looking uncertain as The Keystone Group, the group behind venues like




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