Collapse Board favourite, Charli XCX has made a documentary for BBC3 about feminism. Even though it only really scrapes the surface and is more of a tour diary with some interviews included as opposed to solely being an in-depth assessment/analysis of being a woman in the music industry in 2015, you should watch it. Just […]
By Everett True/Kat Elizabeth Donald I took one of my students from Sex Drugs Rock’N’Roll down to see Charlie XCX and Tkay Maidza at The Met last week, on the stipulation she write something about it for Collapse Board. So she did. I really liked Tkay because she was just so young and had so […]
Charli XCX and support act Tkay Maidza combine for a serious contender for ‘Show of the Year’.
I’ll admit right here that I’m not the most qualified person to write this review. But then, you don’t read Collapse Board for qualified persons anyway, do you? I’ll also admit that, the third time I chugged down Sucker (for that is indeed how you consume Charli XCX – bottle held high over yr lips […]
Pouting white bread pop star Charli XCX has made less than an impression on me so far, but if you think I can resist this – a Josie And The Pussycats-style punk cover of one of 2014’s finest pop songs – then you are crazy. There’s such energy, such an infectious delight. The handclaps! The spontaniety! The […]
Go Violets (RIP) Despite living in the same city and them having been together for three years, I’ve never seen Go Violets live. With the announcement of the band splitting it now looks like I’m not going to get the chance, at least not until the tearful reunion in a few years’ time. Remember them […]
Bo Ningen – Henkan Last weekend I went down to the Gold Coast for this year’s Big Day Out festival and saw some of the worst bands in the history of music. However, thanks to a recommendation from Collapse Board contributor Brendan Eales, I also caught Japan-via-London psych-rock four piece Bo Ningen, who, despite playing […]