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The Collapse Board Interview: Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman)

The Collapse Board Interview: Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman)

SPOILER ALERT!!! At the very end of Descent into the Maelstrom, the 2017 Radio Birdman documentary that’s just been released on DVD, keyboard player Pip…

Our Annotated Commentary to the Worst Piece of Journalism 2018

Between rock and a safe space [To suggest that rock is diametrically opposed to safe spaces is abhorrent. Already the author is twisting music to…

The Collapse Board Interview: Barry Burns (Mogwai)

Looking back at growing up in the UK in the 1970s and talking about it with others who went through it, there’s a sense of…

Q&A with WHALEHOUSE

Q&A with WHALEHOUSE

Ben Snaath asks the questions, Sonya, Amy-Rose and Zoe from Brisbane’s WHALEHOUSE provide the answers.…

Is Manus Blood Money Making Australia’s Next Big Act? 

Is Manus Blood Money Making Australia’s Next Big Act? 

Sheppard. “Who!?” They’re from Brisbane. Three of the six – George, Amy, and Emma Sheppard…

The Collapse Board Interview: Leah Shapiro (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)

The Collapse Board Interview: Leah Shapiro (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)

Venita talks to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club drummer, Leah Shapiro, about creating the new album,…

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Phantastic Ferniture – Phantastic Ferniture (Makeout Records/Caroline Australia)

Phantastic Ferniture – Phantastic Ferniture (Makeout Records/Caroline Australia)

They wanted to make a pop record for fun, and yep, that’s what they’ve done. Phantastic Ferniture’s self-titled debut album gets the tick for ‘pop’ and ‘fun’, but not in…

Cold Fish – Cold Fish EP (Tropical Cancer Records)

Cold Fish – Cold Fish EP (Tropical Cancer Records)

Cold Fish are from Brisbane. Their new 4-track is a sludger, searing riffs and a whole lot of venom. A kind of dirty blues, albeit dragged through an underground silt…

The San Sebastian – Alive on the Black Sea (Spunk)

The San Sebastian – Alive on the Black Sea (Spunk)

The San Sebastian’s debut album, Alive on the Black Sea, is an intriguing debut for Adelaide brothers, Dan and Joel Crannitch. If you were a fan of Sydney’s 78 SAAB…

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Wrong Creatures (Inertia)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Wrong Creatures (Inertia)

BRMC largely fly under the radar here in Australia. Perhaps it’s because they inhabit that alternative rock ’n’ roll space reserved for bands the ilk of The Jesus & Mary…