Dylan McCarthy

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17 Artists Who’ve Never Toured Australia Or Are Well Overdue

The undeniable queen of pop Madonna recently announced her first Australian visit in 23 years while after an 18 year wait Blur are about to touch down in...

Alpine: “The Idea Of It Ending Is Terrifying But You’ve Got To Be Realistic”

It’s pissing down in Melbourne and The Workers Club’s heater couldn’t warm up any faster. Alpine’s Phoebe Baker has just walked in and sat down...

The 5 Trashiest Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

Why You Should Be Paying Attention To Jamie XX’s Debut Solo Album

At long last, Jamie Smith has officially arrived. It really feels the full six years since Smith and his two xx bandmates, Romy Madley Croft...

Drop Everything, Flume Just Released A New Track

Long time no see, Flume. How’ve you been? You been busy? Oh, you’ve got a new single for us? Yep, old mate Harvey Stretton has...

Watch The Shannon Noll Performance That’s Dividing A Nation

Well, everyone. I think we just reached peak ‘Straya. Last night the State of Origin actually ran with the idea of having ex Shannon Noll do a sing-off with a...

The 5 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...

The 5 Trashiest Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

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The Origins Of Your Favourite Music Genres

Before a certain type of music is made into an official genre, like ‘punk’ or ‘rhythm and blues’, there’s just the music itself – a...

The Secret Gigs You’ll Wish You Could’ve Witnessed

There are good gigs, great gigs, and then there are truly special gigs – ones that only happen once in a blue moon, but are impossible...

The 6 Records That Changed Oscar Key Sung’s Life

Melbourne singer-producer Oscar Key Sung makes heartfelt R&B pop, combining buttery vocals with his electronic production that will make you want to move your feet....

Listen: Tyler Touché Drops Smooth Nu-Disco Anthem, ‘Act Of God’

Brisbane’s Tyler Touché has served up a smooth new house jam to help get you through to the weekend. The rising producer has brought in the sleek vocals...

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...

Total Giovanni Are Here To Spread The Love, And Their Dance Utopia Is Taking Over

Total Giovanni’s aim is simple: they want to bring people together, make them dance, and hopefully lose all inhibitions in the process. You walk into...

The 5 Trashiest Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

How Gang Of Youths Turned Tragedy Into One Of The Best Indie Rock Records In Years

“Fuck, I love redheads,” says David Le’aupepe, the enormous, leather-jacket clad frontman of Gang of Youths. He clasps my small, burgundy skull with his bear...

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...

The 5 Trashiest Stories You Need To Read This Week

Pop culture is best when it’s at its worst – when headlines are so bad they’re good. The Tone Deaf Trash Can is where we take some...

What Makes Melbourne One Of The Music Capitals Of The World

PSA: for those who weren’t already aware, Melbourne’s music scene is kind of a big deal on the international stage. Our little city has been turning...

Watch: Tkay Maidza’s New Video For ‘Imprint’ Is Straight Fire

Teen wunderkind Tkay Maidza has certainly left her mark on the music industry, so it’s only natural she has an anthem about making an impact. Maidza’s guest verse...