I was let out after three hours and charged 3,500 #apple-downloads.
by Edward Guglielmino The great Master was asked a question: “Master is it wrong to steal music?”
Lao Tzu was once asked by a Chinese king to become the court magistrate on account of his wisdom. LaoTzu refused, but ultimately had to yield to the emperor’s wish. The first case came up. A man was accused of robbing a rich man. Lao Tzu on hearing the case, pronounced an imprisonment for six [...]
It’s what it says on the can.
I’ma get, get, get, get, you drunk,
Get you love drunk off my hump.
My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump
What are your influences? Really boring questions and dull interviewers who do no research before an interview. So why did you get into music? So why did you get into interviewing? When is the next album out? Read the press release. What school did you go to? The school of intelligent questions. What inspires you? [...]
One of the classic criticisms of the popular music industry is that it trivializes and debases what is otherwise a potentially radical form of affect. Criticisms of this kind are associated in particular with Theodore Adorno, who argued that popular music ‘was bad, bound to be bad, without exception’ (1976: 225). His criticism was fuelled [...]
To qualify my wanker status I am currently working on a research masters at QUT. The exact nature of the project is still in flux, but having just been enrolled I spent the weekend at the library reading about “The Saints’, “The Triffids”, “The-Go Betweens” and “Nick Cave” circa “Bad Seeds”, “Birthday Party” and “The [...]
Ed’s note: Edward left this in my inbox without any sort of explanatory note. I’m guessing he wants Collapse Board to post this video up here to help publicise himself. I can’t imagine it’s for any sort of musical reasons. As I happen to be in a successful local band with him, The Thin Kids – transparency, [...]
A good band quit school and moved out of home to tour at age 15. A bad band played the high school graduation day to parents, students and teachers alike. A good band divides its critics, some love them, some hate them, no one sits in the middle. A bad band gets three starts for [...]
1. The Walker Brothers – Nite Flights The Walker Brothers were a huge Sixties sensation, arguably bigger than The Beatles in the UK for a while in their heyday. As with many boy bands in the Sixties, fame didn’t last forever and they split ways in 1967. Probably due to poverty more than anything they [...]
He’s thin, he’s skinny, he’s deeply misunderstood and he’s writing for Collapse Board! Here is the first in the series from Brisbane’s answer to the bell-bottomed, loose-limbed, devil-may-croon swagger of Dave Graney on How To Make It In The Music Business And Still Annoy The Fuck Out Of Everyone Who Matters 1. Get your band [...]