Watch Courtney Barnett Play Bob Dylan’s Guitar

Watch Courtney Barnett Play Bob Dylan’s Guitar

Bob Dylan “going electric” is one of the most infamous and controversial moments in music history. The singer-songwriter, already a legend, was booed and labelled

First Look At The New Courtney Barnett Documentary

First Look At The New Courtney Barnett Documentary

We’ve previously said that 2015 will go down in history as the year of Courtney Barnett. It’s the year that the homegrown singer-songwriter unveiled her


Modern Baseball Cancel Australian Tour, Citing Mental Health Reasons

Modern Baseball Cancel Australian Tour, Citing Mental Health Reasons

US pop punkers Modern Baseball have announced they have had to pull out of the lineup of next month’s Poison City Weekender and cancel their


Triple J Just Comprehensively Destroyed Commercial Radio

Triple J Just Comprehensively Destroyed Commercial Radio

Back in April, Tone Deaf reported on the results of the then-latest radio ratings survey, which showed strong numbers once again for Australia’s ad-free national


DMA’s Just Surprise Announced Two Aussie Headline Shows

DMA’s Just Surprise Announced Two Aussie Headline Shows

For the past 12 months or so, it’s felt like every time we’ve written about Sydney favourites DMA’s, it’s because they’re embarking on some exciting


Trailer For A Music Movie You’ll Actually Want To See

Trailer For A Music Movie You’ll Actually Want To See

As we’ve previously covered here at Tone Deaf, there’s plenty of awesome music documentaries out there, with new ones being made all the time. It’s


Northlane Troll Fans, Trick Media In PR Stunt

Northlane Troll Fans, Trick Media In PR Stunt

We’ve spoken before about how Australia’s heavy bands are the smartest guys in the room when it comes to things like promotion and viral marketing.


Paul Dempsey Records Punk Rock Version Of St Kilda FC Song

Paul Dempsey Records Punk Rock Version Of St Kilda FC Song

Paul Dempsey is best known as the frontman of Australian rock veterans Something for Kate, with whom the talented singer-songwriter and multi-insturmentalist released six albums


AC/DC Caught Up In The Ashley Madison Mess

AC/DC Caught Up In The Ashley Madison Mess

If you haven’t been following this whole Ashley Madison situation, just know that shit is basically hitting the fan for the controversial online dating service,


Angry Music Fans Threaten Pitchfork Writer After Hacking Into Computer

Angry Music Fans Threaten Pitchfork Writer After Hacking Into Computer

It’s a sad commentary on the state of pop culture and indeed culture in general that in the same year that Pitchfork’s Jessica Hopper released


Proof Sydney’s Lockout Laws Have Created New Violence Hotspots

Proof Sydney’s Lockout Laws Have Created New Violence Hotspots

Critics of Sydney’s controversial 1.30am lockout laws in the CBD and Kings Cross have long claimed that, rather than reducing alcohol-fuelled violence in lockout areas,


Some Legend Has Made A Paul Kelly Parody Twitter & It’s Hilarious

Some Legend Has Made A Paul Kelly Parody Twitter & It’s Hilarious

Paul Kelly is one of Australia’s most treasured singer-songwriters, with a discography of songs that are considered essential to the Australian musical canon. Most recently,


Meet The Unluckiest Band In Australia

Meet The Unluckiest Band In Australia

It takes a certain amount of mettle and chutzpah just to start a band in this day and age. Some readers will recall recently surfaced


Local Aussie Band Releases Merch Tee You’re Bound To Want To Buy

Local Aussie Band Releases Merch Tee You’re Bound To Want To Buy

We’ve written about all sorts of merch here at Tone Deaf, whether we’re speaking to the experts to see how you can make your own


Melbourne’s Laundry Bar Needs Your Help To Get A Karl Stefanovic DJ Set

Melbourne’s Laundry Bar Needs Your Help To Get A Karl Stefanovic DJ Set

Let’s say you own a successful and much-loved Melbourne venue, which regularly hosts well-received parties and raved-about live shows. What ingredient would you say is


Dead Letter Circus Confirmed For Soundwave 2016 Lineup

Dead Letter Circus Confirmed For Soundwave 2016 Lineup

Just days after unveiling the first name to be officially confirmed for the eagerly anticipated return of Australia’s premier hard rock event, Soundwave 2016, organisers


We Chat Exclusively To The Promoter Who Said Tinder Is Killing Venues

We Chat Exclusively To The Promoter Who Said Tinder Is Killing Venues

It was a late-night chat at a bar that became an international headline and led to a conversation now sweeping the live music industry –




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