Spotify’s Awesome New Feature May Be Hugely Illegal

Spotify’s Awesome New Feature May Be Hugely Illegal

The latest in the ongoing list of cool and handy web upgrades made to streaming service Spotify is a new ‘Lyrics’ button that will deliver

Another Aussie Band Says Ripped Off Music Video Actually Ripped Off Theirs

Another Aussie Band Says Ripped Off Music Video Actually Ripped Off Theirs

As Tone Deaf reported this morning, Aussie indie outfit SAFIA are a bit miffed after seeing the recently unveiled video for Ariana Grande’s hit ‘One


Channel [V] Presenter Goes Viral After Verbal Smackdown Of Guest Live On Air

Channel [V] Presenter Goes Viral After Verbal Smackdown Of Guest Live On Air

This is why you never mess with a VJ. In footage that his since gone viral, Channel V presenter Danny Clayton delivered a major burn


Thundamentals Disgusted By Sex Attack In Their Mosh Pit At St Kilda Festival

Thundamentals Disgusted By Sex Attack In Their Mosh Pit At St Kilda Festival

Thundamentals have issued a statement condemning the man who committed a disturbing indecent assault on a female punter at St Kilda Festival last week. The


Jericco Announce Massive 2015 National Tour

Jericco Announce Massive 2015 National Tour

Melbourne cult sensation Jericco are back and in the biggest way possible. Their new album, Machine Made The Animal, is slated for release on 13th


Soundwave May Not Be Coming Back To Your City Next Year

Soundwave May Not Be Coming Back To Your City Next Year

Last week, Tone Deaf reported on the warning that Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah issued to punters in Adelaide. Responding to a fan on Twitter, Maddah


Aussie Band Fuming After Ariana Grande Rips Off Their Music Video

Aussie Band Fuming After Ariana Grande Rips Off Their Music Video

Just this week US super-popstress Ariana Grande released a music video for her hit ‘One Last Time’ which has of course, already been viewed over one million times


Here’s The Vines & PNAU Side Project You Were Waiting For, Wait What?

Here’s The Vines & PNAU Side Project You Were Waiting For, Wait What?

The year 2014 was pretty damn exciting for hoards of Craig Nicholls/The Vines loyals, with the erratic rocker releasing a brand-spanking new album not to


Victorian Premier Hits Back At Soundwave Promoter AJ Maddah

Victorian Premier Hits Back At Soundwave Promoter AJ Maddah

An ugly slinging match has erupted between Soundwave organiser AJ Maddah and the Victorian government. At the centre of the dispute is a statement issued


Was This Australia’s Most Talented School Choir?

Was This Australia’s Most Talented School Choir?

The past few months have been a crazy whirlwind of excitement for Melbourne muso Tyson O’Brien, more commonly recognised under his stage name DJ Generik,


The Hi-Fi Venues For Sale, “Will Be Closed Down” If Nobody Buys Them

The Hi-Fi Venues For Sale, “Will Be Closed Down” If Nobody Buys Them

As Tone Deaf reported last week, all three Hi-Fi venues have entered administration. While it was unclear what precipitated the takeover, an official statement from


Man Wanted For Mosh Pit Masturbation At St Kilda Festival

Man Wanted For Mosh Pit Masturbation At St Kilda Festival

Moorabbin Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives are pursuing an investigation after a woman was indecently assaulted during last week’s St Kilda Festival.


How An Aussie Record Store Was Raided For Selling Obscene Material You Probably Own

How An Aussie Record Store Was Raided For Selling Obscene Material You Probably Own

On Valentine’s Day 1989 in Brisbane, as lovers were getting ready for their evening rendezvous and the singletons were out renting whatever the 1989 equivalent


Marky Ramone Just Created A Solution For Assholes Holding Up Phones At Concerts

Marky Ramone Just Created A Solution For Assholes Holding Up Phones At Concerts

Since the introduction of smartphones, live music shows have been plagued with a sea of illuminated glow from eager punters trying to take unique photos on their phones


Jack White Insists He’s Not A Diva In Incredibly Diva Open Letter

Jack White Insists He’s Not A Diva In Incredibly Diva Open Letter

Last week we reported that Jack White’s tour rider was leaked online by college newspaper The University of Oklahoma which detailing both personal financial information of


Soundwave Plunged Into Public Transport Crisis In Supposed Political Conspiracy

Soundwave Plunged Into Public Transport Crisis In Supposed Political Conspiracy

Those looking forward to rocking out at Soundwave 2015 this Saturday may want to rethink their travel plans, with organisers unveiling a statement over the


The Hi-Fi Bar Venues Enter Administration

The Hi-Fi Bar Venues Enter Administration

East Coast live music venue chain The Hi-Fi’s outlets in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, as well as their box office, have entered administration. According to




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Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Want To Work In The Australian Music Industry

Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Want To Work In The Australian Music Industry

On the surface, working in the music industry seems like an ideal for many people.