School was out. Now it’s back in again. The idea behind much of Collapse Board is to find new ways of presenting you with music you may not have heard before. Click on the high grades! These are the folk who’ve gone the extra mile. Click on the low! All taste is equal yet different. Grades […]
Most the time, I have no idea what’s going on here. I was scrolling through recent acquisitions on my iTunes, playing and discarding songs within a matter of seconds. I often don’t recognise names, that’s not how it works. I was drawn to an album by a band called Sunday Painters: it had one track […]
The idea behind this series is to find a new way of presenting you with music you may not have heard before. Click on the high grades! These are the music students who’ve gone the extra mile. Click on the low! All taste is equal yet different. And yes, there will be a test afterwards. Grades go […]
To celebrate the new enlarged, enlightened Collapse Board contributors Facebook group, I asked all members to nominate their favourite songs of the day – one old, one new. Here are the results. Grades go HD (High Distinction), D (Distinction), C (Credit), P (Pass), F (Fail) OLD: Sleater-Kinney – Dig Me Out NEW: Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love GRADE: […]
All music reminds me of the past. How can it not? The comments underneath this clip of music mention variously The Cure, Nirvana, The Cranberries, punk, post-punk, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, jangle pop… and I will throw in a guess at them being Scandinavian, probably with a couple of boy members. This goes to […]
How the FUCK is any of this a put-down? This is Wire first album great.
People think now that New Wave means Duran Duran or some shite, but in reality it was this: laddish power-pop, with its roots firmly in the Herman’s Hermits and Small Faces of the past, and totally confused about how it should view the present.
A 57-second blast of jazz kronk/punk madness.
Listen to this song and if you don’t want to dance you’re a great big sopping wet honking limp nong.
There is no such thing as a casual Cardiacs fan.