Beyond The Valley Line Up Share Their Greatest Festival Memories

As  we roll through to the tail end of December the looming excitement for end of year celebrations draws ever closer and it’s no secret that the crew at Beyond The Valley 2015 have gone ahead and curated potentially the best NYE party line up in the country. From wrangling huge names...

8 Massive Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Autumn is finally upon us, but that doesn’t mean that the constant stream of awesome local tours we’re lucky enough to enjoy in this country has to stop. We’ve got plenty of tours to announce, including dates from Alpine, Ben Lee, Cosmic Psychos, Dune Rats, Dustin Tebbutt, My Disco, Rolls...

Watch Peking Duk And The Kite String Tangle Torture Themselves To Win The Hottest 100

For most of us, Triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown largely consists of sitting around with friends and family, enjoying Australia Day, and making sure the radio is loud, the beer is cold, and the chips are plentiful. Not so for Aussie electronic duo Peking Duk and their pal The Kite...

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 the Australian variety. We do make the best music in the world, after all. In honouring our favourite Aussies, we’ve once again compiled a...

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

Some of you may not know that Australia’s most northern and only tropical arts festival was born out of the destruction and devastation of a natural disaster over 35 years ago. Cyclone Tracy tore through the Northern Territory’s capital city on Christmas Eve in 1974 leaving behind 68 dead and...

Brisbane Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Amazing Music Program

The Brisbane Festival 2014 lineup has been announced with the annual arts and music festival confirming an eclectic music programme among its mix of arts, theatre, dance, comedy, and other cultural events. The three-week long annual festival will take place from 6th September until the 27th September, hosting over 440...

The Kite String Tangle Australian Tour 2014, New EP Announced

The Kite String Tangle Australian Tour 2014 has been announced as the producer preps the release of his debut EP, Vessel. To celebrate the new release, The Kite String Tangle will head out on a series of headlines shows this August and September, locking in a vast range of dates...

The Profile: The Kite String Tangle

With so much new music floating around the interwebs, sometimes it’s hard to dig a little deeper and find out more about a promising artist. That’s why The Profile is breaking it down for you. The Pitch takes care of the nitty gritty factual bits, The Plot serves as a...

Groovin The Moo 2014 Lineup Announced

The Groovin The Moo 2014 lineup has been announced, and regional Australia is set for a real treat. Following on from announcing full ticketing details and the first band of the lineup letting slip ahead of today’s official announcement, the full eclectic bill for the 2014 edition of the annual...

24 More Aussie Bands Added To SXSW 2014 Lineup

Last year was a banner year for Aussies making a big splash in international waters, with a number of bands cracking overseas media, the blogosphere, festivals and radio, and even the Grammys. Now the Aussie invasion is set to continue, as a batch of 24 more bands are set to...

The Kite String Tangle Australian Tour 2014 Announced

The Kite String Tangle Australian Tour 2014 has been announced. Off the back of a stellar 2013, producer on the rise The Kite String Tangle (aka Danny Harley of Brisbane indie band Pigeon) is darting around the country once more this February. Gorgeous breakout single ‘Given The Chance’ gained massive...

The Top 20 Artists You’ll Love In 2014, According To Triple J

With the dust now settling on 2013, you might still be catching up on the sounds and bands you might’ve missed for this year (let us help with our Top 15 Albums Of 2013 You Might Have Missed). But the attention of music lovers is already turning to the next year of cutting...

New Tours: Allday, Foxes, Cave, Dallas Crane, The Cribs, & More

There’s always plenty of concerts and gigs for live music lovers to see all around Australia. Get all the latest info on dates, venues, and tickets for announced upcoming tours from Allday, Foxes, Cave, Aurora Jane, The Kite String Tangle, a tour update for The Cribs Australian Tour 2013, and...