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The Collapse Board Interview: Ed Kuepper

The Collapse Board Interview: Ed Kuepper

In a way that I can’t quite explain, Ed Kuepper seems to epitomise everything best in Australian music and perhaps everything best in some bigger…

MY POMPOMS ARE TOO DROOPY: some thoughts on Alex Turner, the music press, and moving on.

Alex Turner's Brits acceptance speech was everything that rock'n'roll is meant to be: unpredictable, dumb, funny, exciting and attention-grabbing. But it was so much more than that. It was a call to arms.…

The Collapse Board Interview | Wire

Since first forming in 1976, and over the course of 13 studio albums, Wire have remained perennial outsiders.  While their first three albums – Pink…

Bringing Up The Rear – Wallace’s Last Minute Best Of 2013

Bringing Up The Rear – Wallace’s Last Minute Best Of 2013

The worst thing about end of year polls is that they all come out in…

The FULL story of the 10 records David Nichols took round to The Legend!’s house in mid-1986

The FULL story of the 10 records David Nichols took round to The Legend!’s house in mid-1986

By David Nichols The full story needs a caveat. Over the last ten years I…

The 20 Most Read Articles on Collapse Board of 2013

The 20 Most Read Articles on Collapse Board of 2013

Time for one final list from 2013 (barring any straggling best-of lists), the all-important most…

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Tijuana Panthers – Wayne Interest (Create/Control)

Tijuana Panthers – Wayne Interest (Create/Control)

Funny what slips through your fingers and out of your head, eh? Last summer I reviewed Tijuana Panthers’ Semi-Sweet for Gold Flake Paint, but must confess that I hadn’t revisited…

Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (Warner)

Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (Warner)

While Mastodon are generally considered one of the best metal bands to come out of the naughts, their newer material really shines. Once More ‘Round the Sun opens as all…

I Know Why The Caged Grrrl Sings (Tuff Enuff)

I Know Why The Caged Grrrl Sings (Tuff Enuff)

This week – well, apart from stoking the forest fire that should spark on this post – we shall keep the good vibes rolling by hyping the hell out of…

A review of the latest ‘Pixies’ album, based only on its title

A review of the latest ‘Pixies’ album, based only on its title

First, a disclaimer. I haven’t listened to any new ‘Pixies’ material – or even seen any pictures of their artwork/line-ups – since I saw their godawful reunion show at Brixton Academy…