Dylan McCarthy

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The 5 Trashiest Stories From This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

Alpine: “The Idea Of It Ending Is Terrifying But You’ve Got To Be Realistic”

It’s pissing down in Melbourne and The Workers Club’s heater couldn’t warm up any faster. Alpine’s Phoebe Baker has just walked in and sat down...

The 5 Trashiest Music Stories You Need To Read This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever...

The 5 Trashiest Music Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we...

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

We listen to a lot of music here at Tone Deaf HQ, and we’re the first to admit we’re perhaps a little biased towards sounds of...

Iggy Azalea’s Embarrassing Pop Past Revealed & The 4 Trashiest Stories From This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever...

Listen: Kimbra Channels Disco Groove With Daniel Johns And Thundercat On New Single

New Zealand pop purveyor Kimbra might’ve took everyone by surprise with ’90s Music’, the hyper-experimental and subsequently polarising lead single from her upcoming sophomore album The Golden...

The 6 Local Records You Should Be Listening To This Week

We listen to a lot of music here at Tone Deaf HQ, and we’re the first to admit we’re perhaps a little biased towards sounds of...

Miley Cyrus Is A Dickhead & The 4 Trashiest Stories From This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever...

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A Beginner’s Guide To The Best Aussie Bush Doofs

At a time when we’ve seen a growing list of established festival titles dropping like flies – RIP Big Day Out, Harvest, Parklife, et al...

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19 Pun Band Names That Are Brilliantly Awful

Puns are simultaneously the best and worst form of comedy alive, often leaving you unsure as to whether you want to laugh or cry at...

Hottest 100: Can Betting Companies Please Stay The Fuck Away

Ed Note: The Hottest 100 is still months away. In fact, voting isn’t even set to open until December, but that hasn’t stopped betting companies...

Listen: Vibe On River Yarra’s Debut Single ‘The Look’

River Yarra is the third name change for Melbourne producer Raudie McLeod (previously Raudie McLeod, 1993), and ‘The Look’ is the first single he’s sending down...

The 5 Trashiest Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

The 8 Aussie Bands That Are Cracking America

Following on from USA Today selecting five Australian acts they tipped to crack America, naming Hottest 100 champion Vance Joy, folk favourites Boy & Bear, Sydney-born-LA-bred rapper...

Snoop Dogg Gets High To Game Of Thrones & The 4 Trashiest Stories From This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever...

Listen: Oscar Key Sung Shares Throbbing First Track From Upcoming EP

After more than a year, Melbourne R&B prince Oscar Key Sung is back. It’s not that he hasn’t been busy elsewhere – last year he...

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The Origins Of Your Favourite Music Genres

Before a certain type of music is made into an official genre, like ‘punk’ or ‘rhythm and blues’, there’s just the music itself – a...

Duran Duran Sue Their Own Fans & The 4 Trashiest Stories This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever...

17 Aussie Ladies Who Are Making Pop Music Cool Again

There’s been a recent resurgence of what many are labelling “A-Pop”, of course spearheaded by the likes of Australia’s leading lady of pop, Sia Furler...