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Australian Promoters, Venues And Festivals Amongst The Most Successful In The World

Australian Promoters, Venues And Festivals Amongst The Most Successful In The World

If you needed any more proof that we’re all living in one of the world’s most prominent live music hubs, industry bible Billboard recently unveiled their...

Mastodon & 7 More Killer International Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Mastodon & 7 More Killer International Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

There’s a reason they call us the lucky country and we’re pretty sure it has something to do with the constant stream of incredible music that’s...

Apparently Snapchat Will Launch A Record Label Because “Every Music Service Is Shit”

Apparently Snapchat Will Launch A Record Label Because “Every Music Service Is Shit”

We’ve seen some pretty interesting music technology advances via applications on smartphones this year, but would you ever believe that the photo and video sharing app Snapchat wants...

Soundwave 2015 Drop Incredible Third Lineup Announcement

Soundwave 2015 Drop Incredible Third Lineup Announcement

The Soundwave 2015 third lineup announcement has finally arrived and if we were any more excited, we might actually explode. As if it wasn’t huge enough...

Rare Footage Of AC/DC’s Earliest Gigs Surfaces & They Absolutely Smash It

Rare Footage Of AC/DC’s Earliest Gigs Surfaces & They Absolutely Smash It

Aussie rock titans AC/DC have been the airwaves a lot over the past couple of months, having recently released their 16th studio record Rock Or Bust,...

Triple J’s Ratings Dominance Proves Commercial Radio Should Play More Aussie Music

Triple J’s Ratings Dominance Proves Commercial Radio Should Play More Aussie Music

The results of the last radio ratings survey of the year are in and while talk-back radio stations like Melbourne’s 3AW and commercial giants like KIIS...

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Just Got Even More Mind-Blowing

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Just Got Even More Mind-Blowing

Just when you thought the Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015 drip feed was running out of steam, organisers have returned with yet another jam-packed bill of international...

Free Outdoor Concert Series With Killer Local Bands Announced In Melbourne

Free Outdoor Concert Series With Killer Local Bands Announced In Melbourne

It’s been a ripping start to the Aussie summer, with the likes of Meredith festival well and truly thrusting forward our musical fun in the sun, and...

Watch Thieves Caught On Camera Ram-Raiding Aussie Live Music Venue

Watch Thieves Caught On Camera Ram-Raiding Aussie Live Music Venue

Northern Territory police are reviewing CCTV footage depicting three teenage thieves who ram-raided a venue in Darwin’s rural area in the early hours of yesterday morning....

Bec Laughton National Farewell Tour 2015 Announced

Bec Laughton National Farewell Tour 2015 Announced

Brisbane’s favourite indie-soul songstress, the fiery Bec Laughton, is saying ‘Au revoir!’ to Australia, having answered the call that’s been ringing out overseas since she won...

The Hills Are Alive 2015 Announce Jaw-Dropping Lineup

The Hills Are Alive 2015 Announce Jaw-Dropping Lineup

The always highly anticipated lineup announcement for The Hills Are Alive has dropped and it looks like it’s going to be another year of quality Australian...

Falls Festival 2014 Set Times And Maps Released

Falls Festival 2014 Set Times And Maps Released

With the highly anticipated 2014/2015 return of Falls Festival just two weeks away from blitzing through Byron Bay, Lorne, and Marion Bay, organisers have finally announced...

Proof How Much The Music Industry Has Changed In The Last Ten Years

Proof How Much The Music Industry Has Changed In The Last Ten Years

Despite the constant back-and-forths and endless stream of pundits attempting to navigate the increasingly convoluted landscape, if there’s two things we can unequivocally say about the...

This Musician Is About To Release The Most Frustrating Album Ever Made

This Musician Is About To Release The Most Frustrating Album Ever Made

We here at Tone Deaf have reported extensively on the resurgence of vinyl as a music format, recently highlighting the fact that sales have reached such...

Who Your Favourites Musicians Are Voting For In Triple J’s Hottest 100

Who Your Favourites Musicians Are Voting For In Triple J’s Hottest 100

With Australia’s favourite alternative radio station Triple J having already dished out their best-of awards for 2014, as well as the staff providing their top records from...

We’re Buying So Much Vinyl It Could Kill The Industry

We’re Buying So Much Vinyl It Could Kill The Industry

The vinyl resurgence is here and it’s real. Far from being a freak trend in the market, in the UK, sales of vinyl records recently surpassed...

Sydney Opera House Gigs Rescheduled For Tonight Following CBD Tragedy

Sydney Opera House Gigs Rescheduled For Tonight Following CBD Tragedy

As a result of the hostage situation that came to a tragic end in the Sydney CBD earlier this morning, Sydney Opera House management decided to...

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