Independent music is actually growing sillier, weirder, and more irreverent.
Why exactly does the whole world want to distance itself from the term hipster?
Orca Team is Pacific northwest surf music: cool, biting, sweet.
That’s the whole point of the thing, right? That’s what riot grrrl was about too. It was about finding that core connection in feminists and supporting other girls in whatever endeavors they are pursuing.
GO ON TAKE EVERYTHING, TAKE EVERYTHING, I WANT YOU TO…
Many people have told her that they conceived their children to ‘Get Down Goblin’.
And it’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard, and it’s a hard/It’s a hard thing to get hipsters dancing.
Now I like being in someone else’s band because I don’t have time to write, but I still get to play
I felt like the perception at that time of females in bands was that maybe somebody else was doing a lot of the stuff for them. Especially if there was a guy in the band.
Questioning the tactics of the police, while occasionally spitting on them, outspoken guitarist Gilly Hanner … was grabbed by the hair by one of the cops, summarily smashed into a wall and dragged towards the door as well.
When we arrived, my aunt and uncle were already in Cave Junction with their three daughters. We stayed in tents while my parents remodeled this grain barn into a house.
Maybe this profile can at least serve as a keyhole view into the life of an tenacious and brilliant musician.
I suppose you would call Jan Terri an outsider artist. Her approach to music is an engaging mix of pop convention, genre mixing, and unique personality.
Here are three female-fronted 80s bands who helped create that heavy rock sound which became popular in the 90s.
Mt. Tabor has also been a favorite place for Portland-identifying bands to get inspiration
It is weird to be hungry in America. No one wants to hear about it, recognize it, or believe it.
by Bianca Valentino Catcall is the latest musical project from Sydney-based musician Catherine Kelleher. Kelleher first performed as frontwoman for Australian DIY punk band Kiosk in the early 00s. Upon returning home from a 2006 Kiosk US tour Kelleher had a life changing moment (which she talks about here) and after much soul searching decided [...]
Sure, we’re open to bribery here at Collapse Board. Isn’t everyone in the music industry?
Is it just me, or is Everett True losing it nowadays?
In the main, I’m a sucker for a limp-wristed guitar
New music. From Corin Tucker. What more do you need to know? Me and my wife, we used to love Cadallaca, back in the day. Like a fun-time Portland party band with righteous vocals, a kick-ass drummer and the sweetest of Hammond organs. There were a couple of other bands too, but their names momentarily [...]
Last week, my girlfriend Rachael and I won a trip to the United States. The competition asked, in 25 words or less, which Parklife 2010 headline act we’d would like to interview and why. We both chose The Dandy Warhols. Why? Two reasons. We both dig their music… and the competition terms mentioned that the interview would take place [...]
Despite the assertion from the editor of Mess And Noise that my blogging is all “NME this, or Franz Ferdinand that”, my desk seems to be currently sadly bereft of new releases from major labels, or even major indie labels. Instead, I’m reduced to scrabbling around among the scrag-ends of cultural abandon – or, as [...]