Slideshows

19 Aussie Musicians Who Run Their Own Record Labels

19 Aussie Musicians Who Run Their Own Record Labels

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when you’re an Australian musician trying to legitimise your craft in an industry of pretenders what...

The 19 Dumbest Rhymes In Song Lyrics

The 19 Dumbest Rhymes In Song Lyrics

We’re as much for artistic license as the next music lover, but for every lyrical genius that pairs two words into a beautiful flowing, meaningful couplet,...

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names

With artists getting kookier and kookier with their monikers, it’s hard not to wonder what it all means. From !!! to Owl Eyes to Pink Floyd to...

Best Music Hangover Cures

Best Music Hangover Cures

They say music soothes the savage beast, and what unruly creature is more savage than the splitting headache, queasy stomach, dry throat and drier eyes of...

Hey Big Splendour! 20 More Bands We’d Like To See Performing Soundtracks

Hey Big Splendour! 20 More Bands We’d Like To See Performing Soundtracks

Amongst the impressive, weighty list of bands playing Splendour In The Grass for 2013 was one particularly curious addition, that of The Polyphonic Spree performing the...

20 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Record Stores

20 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Record Stores

With another international Record Store Day having just settled, it seems like everyone in town in is still on board for celebrating the beauty of all...

20 Songs For Four Seasons

20 Songs For Four Seasons

With the weather cooling down and everyone rugging up for winter, it’s hard not to think of seasons past. Well in an attempt to aid the nostalgia we’ve...

A Tribute To Storm Thorgerson

A Tribute To Storm Thorgerson

Following the sad news that of graphic designer and visual artist Storm Thorgerson’s passing, we put together a selection of our favourite artwork of the great...

Our Guide To Record Store Day 2013

Our Guide To Record Store Day 2013

Record Store Day is just around the corner and it’s the one day that all independently owned record stores come together with artists to celebrate all...

The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2013: Part 1

The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2013: Part 1

2012 was a great year musically, both domestically and locally, but what’s past is past and now it’s time to look forward. 2013 is closing in...

Songs Of Westeros: A Game Of Thrones Playlist

Songs Of Westeros: A Game Of Thrones Playlist

The HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire has quickly earned itself a cult following after just two seasons with...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Bluesfest 2013 Lineup

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Bluesfest 2013 Lineup

It’s the festival everyone’s been waiting for. After countless additions to the bill and what is quite possibly the biggest lineup Australia has ever seen, Byron Bay Bluesfest has finally...

15 Bizarre Facts Science Has Taught Us About Music

15 Bizarre Facts Science Has Taught Us About Music

Albert Einstein once said, “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in...

Name Dropping: Celebrity References In Songs Part 2

Name Dropping: Celebrity References In Songs Part 2

After the dramatic success of  the first incarnation of this slidehow and what with the current lyrical trend leaning towards all things pop cultural, we decided it...

“My Dream Music Festival” Band’s Fantasy Lineups – Part One

“My Dream Music Festival” Band’s Fantasy Lineups – Part One

One of our favourite questions to ask when interviewing bands here at Tone Deaf is ‘If you could curate your own music festival, where would it be,...

18 Essential Music Festivals You Have To Attend

18 Essential Music Festivals You Have To Attend

With Soundwave wrapping up for another year and Golden Plains just around the corner, we’ve had festivals on the brain. To help those not in the...

20 Indie Record Labels You Should Know

20 Indie Record Labels You Should Know

If you were to flick through your record collection, or iTunes, or respective music listening mechanism, you’d probably be surprised to know that a huge percentage...


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