Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones is the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of Tone Deaf . He's been involved in Australia's music scene for a number of years and has toured a range of local and international acts. His favourite colour is yellow and he likes long walks on the beach.

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Aussie Musicians Accused Of Deception In Cash For Comment Controversy

Some of Australia’s biggest celebrities and musicians are being accused of deceptive practises after it was uncovered they’d been paid to tweet to their followers...

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

There are some artists that are so prolific that a single band can’t contain their many musical dimensions. And then there’s Jack White, frontman turned...

Fan Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Stop Nickelback Concert

Everybody loves an easy target, and Nickelback appear to have stepped up to the plate to become one of the most hated bands in the...

Melbourne Music Week 2014 Full Program Announced, & It’s Epic

Back for its fifth big year, Melbourne Music Week’s 2014 program has been release today and it’s bigger and bolder than ever. The 10-day curated...

Glenn Richards – Torpor and Spleen

The official video for Glenn Richards first single off of his debut solo record ‘Glimjack’.

Frank Zappa Explains What Went Wrong With The Music Industry

Frank Zappa explains the decline and fall of the music business and comes to a surprising conclusion that the older generation was better for pushing...

This Could Be The Game-Changing Moment For Vance Joy

We may be witnessing that moment when Aussie singer-songwriter Vance Joy breaks into the mainstream consciousness of America and the United Kingdom, on his way...

Jack White – Sixteen Saltines

Music video by Jack White performing Sixteen Saltines. From Jack White ‘s debut Album BLUNDERBUSS. Coming April 24. Preorder NOW.

Illegal Music Downloading On The Decline As Legal Alternatives Rise

It’s a battle that feels as old as time, although it’s only been just over a decade since Shawn Fanning, a freshman at Northeastern University,...

6 Boutique Aussie Music Festivals You Should Totally Attend

With all the lineup leaks (we’re looking at you Laneway,) and killer announcements (take a bow Aunty Meredith, Beyond The Valley) flowing in, you can bet we’ve officially...

24 Must-Have Music Books Every Collection Needs

They say you should never judge a book by its cover, far better to judge it on its musical merits we say. So, we decided...

Asians Doing Christopher Walken Impressions

Asians Doing Christopher Walken Impressions

The Darkness Australian Tour 2012 Announcement Iminent

Time to dust of that spandex Australia, glam rockers The Darkness are set to announced an Australian tour tomorrow. Front man Justin Hawkins declared last...

Bluejuice – Shock

Taken from the album ‘Company’, out now

Melbourne Band To Play In Abandoned Hospital For The Insane

Converse is launching a new series of live music events designed to disrupt the traditional live music and tour mentality, by asking selected Australian bands...

Number Station

My name’s Chris and I’m the singer in Melbourne indie band Number Station. We’re previous Triple J Unearthed winners, and are releasing our long-awaited debut...

Eiffel 65 & N-Trance Announce Australian Tour

In all the hot air flying around the internet today about the upcoming Radiohead and My Disco tour everyone has overlooked what is clearly the...

Lawsuit ‘Haunted’ Men At Work Star As Life Spiralled Out Of Control

The death of Men At Work star Greg Ham has taken a tragic turn with a close friend of the star revealing that substance abuse...

Aussie Tax Office Wants 10% Of Whatever Musicians Crowdfund

Crowdfunding has taken the world by storm, in particular in the fields of technology and music. The Australian crowdfunding record for a music project was...

Sikth Back Together, Cryptopsy’s New Bassist, Subversion Call It Quits and more!

Heya. I’m Tobes and Cone Theft is now too kvlt for vowels. That is to say, I’m your guy for abrasive music shitbits from here...