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 […]
Justin Edwards: It seems like a good time to talk about the new Kimbra song. We were meant to be covering her supporting Janelle Monae last week but then the tour got cancelled. If you ask me it was pretty ambitious booking the Conventions Centre (c4,500 capacity) and charging something like $106 a pop. I paid […]
There’s a whole hidden musical village here that you know nothing about.
Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.
This half-assed Paula Cole bullshit bores the crap out of me. Its Enya-esque sonic soundscapes make me wretch.
Vows is a signal post for pop music. It’s like Kate Bush if she knew how to write a good song. It’s like Cat Power if she had someone who loved her. It’s like Adele if she knew how to dance. It’s like the Rolling Stones if they were still alive. Where can anyone go from here except sideways?
Cue familiar back-slapping noises and cries of “haven’t we done well, chaps?”
There are a lot of people out there looking for pictures of scary clowns and Rihanna in bondage.
This isn’t a gig, it’s a communion.