Formed by members of old Collapse Board favourites, Golden Grrrls, Shopping and Trash Kit, we were always going find it hard not to love Sacred Paws. The duo – guitarist Rachel Aggs and drummer Eilidh Rogers – released their debut album, Strike A Match to widespread acclaim in 2017, culminating with it winning Scottish Album […]
Taking time out from rehearsals for a live TV performance – “I can’t tell you what the program is as we’ve signed a form that says we can’t tell anyone” – Collapse Board talks to Mogwai’s Barry Burns about the band’s latest album, the score to the sci-fi/crime drama, KIN, and some of the other soundtracks they have been involved in.
Looking back at growing up in the UK in the 1970s and talking about it with others who went through it, there’s a sense of a shared generational trauma, one that was beamed straight into your lounge room every day through the TV. From watching Doctor Who from behind the sofa, to creepy TV show […]
“This song’s called ‘Sister’, it’s for Gillian Triggs, for standing up to the bully boys.” Mick Turner throws up a long arm with devil horns at the end and smiles slightly. “Fuck Brandis”, yells an audience member and Turner turns thoughtful. “Yeah, Bookshelves Brandis,” he muses. “What a turd.” He brushes his guitar strings into […]
Mogwai return to Brisbane for a show at The Tivoli, with support from Mick Turner.
Shellac know they are performing at a kids’ party and are always ready with the jokes, the hats, the pantomime routines. We in turn are always prepared to be delighted.
The garrulous flippancy ominously forebodes. I do forbid that their overly zealous residency finds a little frivolity in the sense that these lesbians aren’t shy of being gay or Canadian. And it shows.
It’s like The Get Up Kids are born again and there is no crowd, no set list, no worries.
THIS WEEK: we’re not off to a good start.
It’s a common complaint from music fans these days that many reviews are more about the reviewer than the music.