Collapse Board’s Ben Green speaks to You Am I’s Andy Kent about the band’s past and its claim on the present.
I would never treat my guitar like I treat my boyfriends. It means more to me than that.
We give it all we got for everything we do if it is the recorded music, live show, press photos or music videos. We want to only make things that we 100% back.
Basically, Sarah’s dick has a lot of room for sucking.
This EP was writing while I was in a place of anger. So lyrically it tells the story of my rage mixed with the love of embracing it.
The idea was to not to try to, you know, glorify violence or anything, we just thought it was a fun idea
I loved going to Jesus Lizard shows as much as any other teenaged alt-punk guy in the 90s, but David Yow always had such a glorious element of beautiful fagginess to what he did.
The way The Smiths once covered their sleeves in 60s references, the way Wu-Tang Clan embraced the language and iconography of Shaolin, the way Oasis loved The Beatles, that’s the relationship Iceage has with xenophobia and white supremacy — it may not be the window, but it’s damn sure the drapes.
Be yourself, but bigger.
Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.
Is it any wonder that the pop faction is gathering speed year by year when this is all the consensus can offer by way of an ‘alternative’?
About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 990,000 times in 2012.
Here’s my answer. You can ignore it if you want, but fuck. It would be a shame if everyone does.
The following list details the passionate musical warriors of 2012 — the glimmering hope of a less boring 2013.
I don’t seek the heaviest rockers or the baddest shredders. To me, that’s not what is rock’n'roll is about. Rock’n'roll is about laying it on the line.
This was the year I became convinced that there wasn’t a secret world of great Australian music writing I simply wasn’t privy to.
The true sound of the UK, the true folk music of our time. Not a fuckin’ Alt-J fan among them and none of them are gonna end up running a fkn dairy-farm
THE TOP EIGHT AUSTRALIAN SONGS IN 2012 JAKE CLELAND THOUGHT WERE QUITE GOOD, SOME OF WHICH YOU PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD OF
These aren’t the best Australian songs of 2012. These are just songs I know you might not, but might like to.
Another year passes by! Another year filled with wonderful life affirming music, and yet another year with tepid uninspired lists filled with background music and exercises in mediocrity.
By Lawrence English These Things That Made My Ears Alive In 2012
As everybody at Collapse Board should know by now, “girls’ music” is always the best kind and everything else is B.O.R.I.N.G. So bring it the fuck on.
This is what it feels like to be alive in 2012 — connected to everything and more isolated than ever.