Florence + The Machine Have Announced A Secret Aussie Show

Florence + The Machine Have Announced A Secret Aussie Show

Critically acclaimed UK outfit Florence + The Machine are heading Down Under this month for their eagerly anticipated appearance at Splendour In The Grass 2015.

Meet Australia’s Record Store On Wheels, Stopping Near You Soon

Meet Australia’s Record Store On Wheels, Stopping Near You Soon

When we were kids, the unmistakable sounds of the ice cream truck triggered instant mirth and excitement in our young minds. You’d hear the sound


Australia Gets A New Live Music Venue As Another Forced To Shut Its Doors

Australia Gets A New Live Music Venue As Another Forced To Shut Its Doors

It’s said that when God closes a door, he opens a window. Well, when Australia closes a venue, we… just open another one. As the


The Dark Side Of Touring As A Musician Exposed

The Dark Side Of Touring As A Musician Exposed

Some months back, Tone Deaf reported on a study which revealed the truth about working in the Australian music industry. While it’s an industry driven


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


Aussie Band Send Fans On Scavenger Hunt For New Song

Aussie Band Send Fans On Scavenger Hunt For New Song

Between iTunes and Spotify, it’s easier than ever to get music nowadays. But Northlane have just gone ahead and upped the difficulty level. If fans


Local Council Cracking Down On Two Of Melbourne’s Most Important Venues

Local Council Cracking Down On Two Of Melbourne’s Most Important Venues

Local councils complaining about music festivals and attempting to impose restrictions on organisers or venues is nothing new. Sadly, it seems as though we’re forced


Today’s Like A Version Cover Of An Aussie Classic Was Raw As Hell

Today’s Like A Version Cover Of An Aussie Classic Was Raw As Hell

We reckon it’s been an awesome year for Triple J Like A Version and quite frankly, we can’t wait until the J drop their annual


There’s Officially An Aussie Festival Celebrating Goon Bags

There’s Officially An Aussie Festival Celebrating Goon Bags

Okay, so writing about music festivals and gigs and all of that is kind of our thing. We hear about them, we get excited, and


The Sad Truth Of Why Amity Affliction’s Guitarist Had To Leave The Band

The Sad Truth Of Why Amity Affliction’s Guitarist Had To Leave The Band

There’s many reasons why a musician might leave a band. Whether it boils down to personal issues, exhaustion, other ventures, or overall dissatisfaction, the decision


Don’t Miss This Awesome Aussie Rock Documentary On ABC Tonight

Don’t Miss This Awesome Aussie Rock Documentary On ABC Tonight

We’re all more than familiar with AC/DC, and we know what a massive part of our rock and roll identity is owed to them, but


Watch Northlane Sit Through The Most Awkward Interview Ever

Watch Northlane Sit Through The Most Awkward Interview Ever

Every day, we here at Tone Deaf get inundated with emails from budding young music writers. Some want to submit a review or pitch us


Being An Aussie Touring Musician Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

Being An Aussie Touring Musician Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

Back in March, Tone Deaf reported on a comprehensive study by the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN), who act as a representative body for musicians


Melbourne Gets A Sick New Live Music Venue In A Totally Unexpected Spot

Melbourne Gets A Sick New Live Music Venue In A Totally Unexpected Spot

There’s many reasons to call Australia the lucky country, but of course the one dearest to our hearts is the fact that it’s a veritable


There’s A Company Who Make Dad Sweaters Inspired By Aussie Bands

There’s A Company Who Make Dad Sweaters Inspired By Aussie Bands

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


Sheppard Caught Up In Money Laundering Corruption Scandal

Sheppard Caught Up In Money Laundering Corruption Scandal

Queensland chart-toppers Sheppard have been pulled into an international corruption scandal after Greg Sheppard, father of band members George, Amy, and Emma Sheppard and the


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.




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