Photo by Greta Buitkute. From left to right: Whitney, Hannah, Harri, Fiona. Missed part 1? Backtrack here. Transcribed by Lee Adcock. The original plan was to interview ILL for ten minutes. But where’s the fun in that when there are four like-minded people gathering together to discuss the things that matter to them musically one […]
Everett True reacts to the news that Oasis might be reforming PLUS! Everett True reacts to the news Damon Albarn thinks today’s pop stars are too narcissistic
This is not about No Jaws. This is about a band who pitched their new album by quoting Everett True, the German Rolling Stone (?), and me. You hear that? Me. Yes, me. Do you know how many full albums reviews I’ve written since I came/stumbled upon Collapse Board almost a year ago? 44. (I […]
Hey, I’m a modern guy. I can dig that art in the 21st Century is all about collage and recontextualization. But as collage artists, Alabama Shakes are essentially just ripping a page out of a 1967 issue of Life magazine and showing to us. Actually, that’s giving them too much credit. Life magazine wrote about the world, Alabama Shakes just writes about Alabama Shakes.
I was drunker than a barrelful of Graham Coxons
It was The Supremes’ ‘Baby Love’ that really brought back that Chunka-Chunka feeling
Death Rattle – The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, Oasis and the travesty of British Alternative Rock in the 90s
Large elements of the UK alternative press seemed to be waiting for the right guitar band to get behind, the right guitar band to believe in. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you The Stone Roses.
I don’t hold with reformations. I don’t hold with Britpop or media feeding frenzies either. But this low-key return from Blur – the first new material they’ve recorded since 2003 – is lovely, very Ray Davies, but not chirpy. Where’s that quote from D.H. Lawrence again? I know it’s lying somewhere round here… “The critic’s […]