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Songs to hear at Laneway 2018

Songs to hear at Laneway 2018

With all the frills and stresses that can surround festival going, sometimes it can be easy to forget the moments that make it all worthwhile.…

Q&A with Cable Ties

Photo: Teds Records Cable Ties hold a special place as one of Melbourne’s most beloved bands, one in strong pedigree of fearless rock acts that are…

The Collapse Board Interview: Pete Oxley (Sunnyboys)

The other day I read a feature article about one of my all time favourite bands, The Jam – their individual style and musicianship, their…

Collapse Board at 7: The 25 Most Read Articles

Collapse Board at 7: The 25 Most Read Articles

Collapse Board celebrated its seventh birthday yesterday. To celebrate, here’s the 25 most read articles…

Faith in your Guts: The spontaneity, honesty and naivety of Jade Imagine

Faith in your Guts: The spontaneity, honesty and naivety of Jade Imagine

Jade McInally has had since January to make a call on the design of her…

“It’s not pastiche. I think people can tell the difference”: An Interview with The Allah-Las’ Miles Michaud

“It’s not pastiche. I think people can tell the difference”: An Interview with The Allah-Las’ Miles Michaud

There’s an undeniable crate-digging obsession driving LA’s The Allah-Las. A quartet of self-confessed record junkies,…

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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…

Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love (Dead Oceans)

Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love (Dead Oceans)

I’ve been fortunate to listen to Marlon Williams’s much anticipated new album, Make Way For Love, for a couple of months now and finally it has made its public arrival.…

Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us (Spunk)

Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us (Spunk)

Yeah, so I’m a self-confessed Calexico groupie. Have been since first seeing them support Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl in 2003, touring their…

A Passion Unstated but Deeply Felt: Beaches’ ‘Second of Spring’

A Passion Unstated but Deeply Felt: Beaches’ ‘Second of Spring’

There are few Australian groups which can truly grasp the mind-manifesting ideas of the psychedelic sound and its underpinning ethos but Beaches are an act that consistently strikes the anvil…