Photos from the opening party at Brisbane’s latest venue, Fortitude Music Hall, featuring Tia Gostelow, Thelma Plum, Busby Marou, DZ Deathrays, Ian Haug, Bernard Fanning, Sahara Beck, Jeremy Neale, Ball Park Music, Patience Hodgson and Dave McCormack.
It had the hype. The media was all over it. Radio or TV, turn on either and you couldn’t escape the coverage. The opening of the Fortitude Valley Music Hall was an event. But it wasn’t just a happening for the city’s musical community. It was a bigger moment, one which made a statement about […]
In the run-up to the end of 2016, there we all were in the Collapse Board contributor’s forum discussing the worst music of the year. Consensus was being reached reasonably easily as the same names kept cropping up, when we suddenly found that we’d been beaten to the punch by triple j of all people, […]
By Jennifer Dou Navigating Fortitude Valley on a Saturday night with sober eyes. Now that’s something new. The rain, my sludge-soaked Converses, trudging pantiless (for all the wrong reasons) through a sea of fake tans, tight dresses, and shoes that were painful to look at. Equally sobering was making my way to the venue. Black […]
At the risk of sounding overly hyperbolic, I think the best – or, at the very least, most interesting – records stand outside time.
Ball Park Music’s debut album is – and this is as much a compliment as an insult – musical premature ejaculation.
In terms of listeners, Triple J is way down the list; figures released this week put it in seventh place in Brisbane. And yet its influence is massive.
Day 2 of Triple J week here on Collapse Board and business as usual, with not a whole lot of difference from yesterday. Once again Australian music dominates, although the percentage is slightly down from Monday’s 50%. Less songs were played today than yesterday, 108 versus 114, mainly as a result of The Doctor being […]