Alex Cameron makes every show feel like a homecoming. He’s a warm presence on stage. He speaks calmly and fondly about his connections to Melbourne, and dedicates more than a few “…and on the saxophone…!” asides to his friend-cum-‘business-partner’ Roy Molloy. Anyone familiar with Cameron’s work knows it toes the line of satire to the […]
Alex Cameron plays at The Foundry in Brisbane, with support from Body Type and Laurence Pike.
Part 2/4 of photos from Laneway 2018 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, featuring Alex Cameron, Billie Eilish, Amy Shark, (Sandy) Alex G, Sylvan Esso and Moses Sumney.
A laneway it ain’t. After a few years of hide and seek around the sun-striped pavilions of the Brisbane Showgrounds, the Laneway Festival has finally pitched its tent in the Main Arena, the wide open space used for livestock parades, sheepdog trials and the hallowed Livid Festival. Punters at the twin headline stages trample the […]
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. The massive sing along chorus, that one bit of a song that gets you every time, the short walk onto the stage that your favourite artist makes before you see […]
Western society – as with everything else – has managed to make an entertainment industry out of failure. It’s like the dark side of the under-dog tale; the temptation to watch how far down somebody can go, how many supports can fail, how much you can change someone through hardship, addiction, weakness and ambivalence. You […]
Wayward Lee Reports To Base: A Blog, A “Band”, The Foxygen Massacre, A Crippling Crush, And Some Nice Chats (11/16 – 3/17)
Howdy, guys. If you’ve been paying attention to Collapse Board at all, you’ll note that I haven’t been here lately. I wish I could say that I’ve been trotting the globe in the five-month interim, questing for loot and slaying fiends. Alas, no, I’ve only been writing for three other outlets – one of those […]