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Win A Limited Edition James Reka Designed UE BOOM 2

The crew at Ultimate Ears have just announced the next artist edition UE mobile speaker, UE BOOM 2 Lost Time Limited...

8 Incredible (And Successful) NZ Artists That Aren’t Lorde

As Lorde and her minimalist pop masterpiece ‘Royals’ gradually conquered the world in 2013, fans and critics alike in the...

Track By Track: Night Moves Take Us Though Their Impressive New LP

Minneapolis based indie rock/ freak folk/ psych/ everything in-between band Night Moves have just recently released their new album, Pennied Days, out now...

Premiere: Local Rockers White Summer Release Impressive New EP

Since we last wrote about White Summer and their legendary single ‘I Know a Place We Can Love’ almost an entire year ago...

The 10 Worst Guitar Solos Ever Performed By Professional Musos

Being a musician takes skill and practice, mostly the latter. We’ve all heard about that 10,000 hours rule, which was...

On Tour With Party Starting DJ & Producer KLP

A name that has become synonmous with the best parties in the country KLP (aka Kristy Lee Peters) has outdone...

Aussie Musical Enigmas Dave Graney & Clare Moore On Making A Movie About Themselves

Dave Graney and Clare Moore started playing music together when they were teenagers in Adelaide. It was the late-70s and...

Track By Track: Tinpan Orange Takes Us Inside Their New LP

It’s time to celebrate because Melbourne’s most loved virtuosic folk group, Tinpan Orange are today releasing their fifth studio album Love Is A...

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...

From Beiber To BØRNS Tigertown Take Us Though Their EP Songwriters

Tigertown are currently on the road playing a string of headline dates this month to celebrate the release of their impressive Lonely Cities...

How Richie Ramone Saved Punk Rock’s Most Influential Band

Coming from punk royalty like The Ramones, there isn’t a question Richie Ramone hasn’t been asked. Oh, except what size...

The Guitar Gear Last Dinosaurs Couldn’t Live Without

Last Dinosaurs only recently got back on home turf after playing two massive headline shows in Asia (their sixth tour...

Key Musicians: The best keyboard players in music history

Keyboard players – they of the electric pianos, Clavinets and synthesisers – don’t tend to court celebrity. While many a...

Behind The Scenes At SXSW With Friendships & Pretty City

We’re getting deeper into April now which means SXSW is pretty much nothing but a faded memory by this point, but...

The Fascinating Realities Of Touring As A 30+ Piece Band

Every day is a celebration with Melbourne Ska Orchestra, but right now they really have a reason to party. Three...