Collapse Board celebrated its seventh birthday yesterday. To celebrate, here’s the 25 most read articles over those seven years. Enjoy! 1. Shut up about Kreayshawn being Racist – Kelly McClure In the last few days I’ve gotten into two very intense debates via Facebook about whether or not Kreayshawn is a racist. Naturally Facebook would be […]
It’s that time of the new year when we put a call out for new contributors to join our ranks. As has always been the case with us, we strongly encourage female writers to get in touch. Although we aren’t a geographic specific site, and welcome contributors from anywhere, being based in Brisbane, it would […]
Meeting Everett True was kind of a big deal for me. One of the reasons I paid for a masterclass with him was to get one of my reviews published in a real book. But really it was all about meeting your heroes. This is definitely a song you should hear before you die I […]
It was a completely unexpected but ever-so-slightly thrilling surprise to be scrolling through Style of Sound’s recent ‘Most Influential Online Indie & Alternative Music Publication in the World‘ publication a couple of weeks ago and see that Collapse Board was ranked at Number 25. Even more hilarious was being the highest ranked Australian-based site, which […]
2010: Justin Edwards and Everett True found the site. It is intended as a radical alternative to the established Aus music press, with a focus on Brisbane. Meetings are held, where everyone stares blankly at everyone else. Drowned In Sound runs a series of articles asking “is music journalism dead?” 2011: Everett True brings in an array […]
Listening to whole albums has become irrelevant due to the immediacy of the internet
During most of the 90s, Melody Maker was a law unto itself.
An interesting volte face for the field of music criticism – from opinion-leaders and gate-keepers to mainstream cheerleaders
Dynamics are the key and it’s only if you really goddamn feel the song you’ve written, understand it with every fibre, does it all instinctively flesh itself out in a live scenario.