Slideshows

25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

25 Musicians & Bands Who’ve Had To Change Their Names

As if choosing a cool band name wasn’t hard enough, many acts have been forced to change theirs due to legal issues, other bands or simply...

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...

Gone But Not Forgotten, Musicians You Won’t See At Soundwave 2013

Gone But Not Forgotten, Musicians You Won’t See At Soundwave 2013

Soundwave, Australia’s biggest metal and hardcore music festival, has a bit of a history of bands pulling out out of the event. But the number of cancellations,...

Band Names And The Diseases They’d Be

Band Names And The Diseases They’d Be

“Oh boy, you’ve got a serious case of the Alabama Shakes!” Some band names just sound a little… well, sickly, don’t they? We’ve taken that idea...

25 Music Valentine’s You’d Rather Not Recieve

25 Music Valentine’s You’d Rather Not Recieve

“Roses are Red/Violets Are Blue…” You know what it’s like. You get a lovely Valentine’s Card from your loved one, open it up, and there’s a well-meaning...

Just Another Manic Monday: Songs About Days Of The Week

Just Another Manic Monday: Songs About Days Of The Week

The best songwriters are able to turn the everyday into art, quite literally in the case of these musicians, who’ve been inspired by the days of...

Tone Deaf’s Guide To The Best Music Apps

Tone Deaf’s Guide To The Best Music Apps

There are endless choices out there for filling up your mobile device with all varieties of applications. Games, food apps, exercise apps, photography apps, the list...

Stealing The Show, Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Stealing The Show, Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Most people are fans of a good musical cover, but have you ever stopped to consider which ones are better than their originals? From the obvious...

Australia Post Music Legends 2013 Stamps

Australia Post Music Legends 2013 Stamps

To celebrate Australia Day 2013, Australia Post has given Aussie music icons the lick of approval by adding some famous names, bands, and faces by immortalising...

Domo Arigato, Songs About Robots

Domo Arigato, Songs About Robots

Now that we’re in 2013, we can safely say that the future isn’t quite how we humans might have envisioned it 40 or 50 years ago. Flying...


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