A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

One of the hardest parts of launching a music career is just getting your foot in the door, but GRID (Grass Roots Indie Development), a

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Have Snubbed Metal Again And It’s Not Okay

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Have Snubbed Metal Again And It’s Not Okay

Earlier this month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame unveiled their selections for the 2015 class of inductees, which included the likes of The


Australia’s Latest Music Venue Is An Incredible, Three-Storey Floating Nightclub

Australia’s Latest Music Venue Is An Incredible, Three-Storey Floating Nightclub

With the popularity of EDM spreading around the world, promoters are constantly trying to find new and more innovative ways to take clubland into the


It’s Time To Stop Accusing Female Pop Stars Of Secretly Being Male

It’s Time To Stop Accusing Female Pop Stars Of Secretly Being Male

While there’s an inarguable degree of glitz, glamour, and fortune inherent in being a successful pop star, it’s also undeniable that there’s a darker, uglier


Queensland Police Just Won Christmas With This Epic Nickelback Troll

Queensland Police Just Won Christmas With This Epic Nickelback Troll

It’s sometimes easy to forget that while they may be tasked with protecting us and enforcing the law, behind their uniforms, police officers are really


Google Is About To Kill All Of Your Favourite Lyrics Websites

Google Is About To Kill All Of Your Favourite Lyrics Websites

As part of its broad-sweeping plan to make the internet more convenient and/or totally monopolise information, Google will soon be displaying music lyrics at the


You Won’t Believe How Little The Year’s Biggest Song Made From Streaming

You Won’t Believe How Little The Year’s Biggest Song Made From Streaming

Back in November, Tone Deaf reported on a trio of studies collated by music industry bible Billboard, which indicated that while streaming services offer consumers


The 101 Strangest Records On Spotify

The 101 Strangest Records On Spotify

Spotify recently offered each user a chance to peruse through their own individualised Year In Review. The breakdown used information taken from a user’s own


You Can Now Go To TAFE To Become An EDM Superstar

You Can Now Go To TAFE To Become An EDM Superstar

If you’re the type who can never pay attention during lectures because you’re too busy tweaking compressors in Ableton Live on your laptop, you may


Dave Grohl Says Computers Have Killed Our Ability To Rock Out And Be Happy

Dave Grohl Says Computers Have Killed Our Ability To Rock Out And Be Happy

In addition to being the ultimate nice guy of rock and roll, Dave Grohl has more than cemented a reputation as its last true vanguard.


This Is The Number One Place For Songwriters To Live In Australia

This Is The Number One Place For Songwriters To Live In Australia

If you’re a songwriter looking for some inspiration and a welcoming community of like-minded artists, you’d do well to pack up your things and make


The Award For The Most Committed Music Fan Of All Time Goes To This Guy

The Award For The Most Committed Music Fan Of All Time Goes To This Guy

We here at Tone Deaf have seen some pretty staggering feats of fan commitment over the years. From people forking out thousands of dollars on


Yes, Concerts Were More Expensive In 2014

Yes, Concerts Were More Expensive In 2014

When does convenience stop being actually convenient? While the internet has given us access to just about everything we could want, from entertainment, to news


Joe Cocker Dead Aged 70, Jarvis Cocker Still Alive

Joe Cocker Dead Aged 70, Jarvis Cocker Still Alive

Legendary British singer and songwriter Joe Cocker, best known for his raspy vocals and hits like his covers of ‘With a Little Help from My


These Are The Best-Selling Vinyl Records Of 2014

These Are The Best-Selling Vinyl Records Of 2014

2014 could well go down in history as the year that the vinyl resurgence became an undeniable fact and not merely something music industry pundits


Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Coming To A Car Near You

Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Coming To A Car Near You

While it’s a prediction that’s touted by music industry pundits seemingly every year, the promise that 2015 may indeed go down in history as the


Hilltop Hoods Want To Give $10,000 To An Emerging Australian Artist

Hilltop Hoods Want To Give $10,000 To An Emerging Australian Artist

Hilltop Hoods have once again partnered with Australian performers’ rights organisation APRA to announce the return of their HTH Initiative, which awards an emerging Australian




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