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 Everett True

What do you think of the current state of Australian music | answers for BIGSOUND 2013

What do you think of the current state of Australian music | answers for BIGSOUND 2013

I hope at least 34% of the people attending get laid by someone unexpected.

 Everett True

In defence of Cold Chisel – an incomplete aural + visual history of GOOD Australian soft rock

Cold Chisel. Please explain.

 ed

triple j vs the Brisbane Music Scene Part 2

Maybe Brisbane acts are less careerist than their southern counterparts, playing for fun rather than playing the game and trying to move towards world domination.

 Everett True

Pop music vs the ‘classic’ Australian Top 10

Pop music that shits all over the tired, tepid male rock posturing of the other nine videos from a wonderfully giddy height.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 232: Regurgitator

Confession time. I’d always had this bunch lumped in with Powderfinger because their name has… um… five syllables in it. And is just one word. And they’re Australian. and they’re male. From around the same region, and era. And… er. Not very good reasons, are they? http://soundcloud.com/regurgitrax Bugger it. I like this new EP of […]

 Everett True

A couple of observations about the ARIA Awards 2010

Congratulations to Temper Trap, winners of Most Popular Australian Single. A single so popular that it’s won the award two whole years after it was released

 ed

Triple J Week – Tuesday 26 October

Day 2 of Triple J week here on Collapse Board and business as usual, with not a whole lot of difference from yesterday. Once again Australian music dominates, although the percentage is slightly down from Monday’s 50%. Less songs were played today than yesterday, 108 versus 114, mainly as a result of The Doctor being […]

 Bianca

Songs About Brisbane – 14: Powderfinger

I’ve never been a huge Powderfinger fan, but when I first moved to Brisbane they were just starting to become popular on the back of Internationalist [1998]. Not longer after I moved, Odyssey Number 5 [2000] was released and about half of Brisbane owned that album. Nowadays, people don’t seem have a lot of nice things […]