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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WamFest 2016

This content has been created in partnership with WamFest and WamCon – the peak annual showcase and celebration of original WA contemporary music. Find out...

Abbey Road Institute

Abbey Road Institute is a new education initiative from the world famous Abbey Road Studios, offering an intensive, fast paced 12-month course that concentrates on...

The Amity Affliction To Headline Australia’s Heaviest NYE Festival

New Years Eve. Singlehandedly the best and worst night out on the calendar. For many it starts with dreams of the best night out ever,...

Nans Go Wild On Splendour’s Facebook Wall

It’s the end of July, which means for 40,000 dedicated music fans across the country it’s time to put on their gumboots and make the...

Eventbrite

Eventbrite, the world’s largest event technology platform which powers two million events around the globe each year. Find out more here.

Tributes Flow For David Bowie, Dead At 69

Legendary singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after a secret battle with cancer for 18 months. “David Bowie died peacefully today...

Eventopia Say They’ll Refund Soundwave Tickets When AJ Pays Them Back

There’s been further developments today on the refund battle currently playing out between Soundwave and Eventopia, who sold tickets to the 2016 event. Yesterday, after...

How Much Money The Bands From Soundwave 2015 Are Still Owed

While ticket holders are busy chasing their money from Soundwave and Eventopia following the collapse of the festival yesterday, spare a thought for the bands...

The Gum Ball Announce Stellar Local Lineup For 2016 Event

Returning in style after a year off, the popular Hunter Valley camping festival has announced the first round of acts for its highly anticipated return...

AJ Maddah Says He’s Not Refunding Soundwave Ticket Holders Either

The fallout from the collapse of Soundwave Festival continues to unravel in spectacular fashion with a war of words erupting between festival promoter AJ Maddah...

Soundwave’s Ticket Company Say They Won’t Be Refunding The Money

Following on from the not unexpected cancellation of Soundwave 2016, comes even more shocking news that could be disastrous for ticket holders. As Tone Deaf...

James Franco Just Dropped A Song With The Smiths’ Andy Rourke

James Franco likes to keep himself busy. From starring in films with his buddy Seth Rogen, to publishing a book about Lana Del Rey, he’s...

Don’t Miss These Incredible Music Documentary Outdoor Cinema Screenings

As a music publication, of course our favourite thing in the world is live music, however coming in at a close second most certainly has...

By The Numbers: Triple J’s Most Successful Year Yet

It’s hard to talk about the Australian music landscape and not have triple j come up in the conversation at some point. So influential has...

How A Ticketing Company Could Bring Down Soundwave

Australian music news has all week been dominated by the potential collapse of Soundwave Festival and the impending fall out that would be sure to...

Wu-Tang Clan Just Announced A 2016 Tour Of Australia’s East Coast

The infamous W logo of the Wu-Tang Clan looms large over the history of hip hop. The story of the Wu is one of legend,...

Most Hated Man In Medicine Wants To Be The Most Hated Man In Music Too

Remember how the Wu-Tang Clan announced a secret album that’s being released as a single copy and will be toured around the world like a piece...

Sydney Scores Incredible New Waterside Gig Series This Summer

Taking place over twelve dates from 3 January to 20 March, Sydney venue kingpins Merivale have teamed up with Corona to present a new outdoor...

Who Wants Free Flights, Accommodation, & Tickets To Womadelaide?

Fancy a trip to Womadelaide with your best mate, including return flights, accommodation at Adelaide Central YHA and 4-day festival weekend passes? Well today is...

Restauranteurs Close Down Live Music Venue In Melbourne

It feels like there’s almost always fresh news about an Aussie live music venue, and often when Australia closes a venue, we… just open another...