Amanda Palmer & Mikelangelo – Before Too Long (Paul Kelly cover) @ Bakehouse Scrap Museum

TOMORROW IS NATIONAL SLAM DAY!!! On 23rd February 2010, the SLAM rally saw 20,000 people march through Melbourne to the tune of AC/DC’s definitive ‘Long Way to the Top’, in protest against the Victorian Government’s misguided policy link between live music and violence. Out on the streets of our city,...

The Dresden Dolls

It’s been a busy year for Dresden Dolls’ front woman, Amanda (fucking) Palmer but arriving in Melbourne to enjoy Christmas and New Year in the sweltering heat with writer husband Neil Gaiman, she couldn’t be happier. Tone Deaf spoke to Palmer about the timing of their upcoming tour (their first...

Dresden Dolls Announce Theatre Tour

Followers of theatrical punk cabaret stars The Dresden Dolls rejoice! There’s a reunion tour afoot! The dynamic pair, comprised of Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione, reached infamy through their brand of art house rock, steadily climbing out of the artistic trenches from which they were born. Whilst Amanda is certainly...

MONA FOMA 2012 Lineup Announced

It’s that time of the year again, when great acts from around the world decend on usually sleepy town Hobart in Tasmania to play the annual MONA FOMA, an eccentric mix of world famous and never-heard-before music, dance, theatre, visual art, and sound. This year’s featured performer is the one...