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 Lee Adcock

Refused – Freedom (Epitaph)

Refused – Freedom (Epitaph)

Whatever [Joseph] Conrad’s problems were, you might say he is now safely dead. Quite true. Unfortunately his heart of darkness plagues us still. Which is why an offensive and deplorable book can be described by a serious scholar as “among the half dozen greatest short novels in the English language.” And why it is today […]

 Everett True

A message from Finland

A message from Finland

The other day, I noticed this message in the Collapse Board mail server. I liked the cut of its energy, and so decided to reprint it here. In case you were wondering, an agglutinative language is a type of synthetic language with morphology that primarily uses agglutination: words are formed by joining phonetically unchangeable affix morphemes […]

 Lee Adcock

SOTD #681 – Vulture Shit

SOTD #681 – Vulture Shit

“We’re Vulture Shit…which is the worst kind of shit” I’d been a-thinkin’ for a while that Sleaford Mods, the post-punk rant rap sensation sweeping the UK nation, deserved the Collapse Board treatment. But three things happened this week that shut down this idea. 1. This Guardian article, which basically claims that the NEW THANG will […]

 Wallace Wylie

Kula Shaker – K (Sony)

Kula Shaker – K (Sony)

The London dreamers have borrowed their favourite parts from music’s past to create a headrush of love and mysticism

 Scott Creney

Scott Creney reacts to Pitchfork’s reaction to M.I.A.’s Finger

Ryan Schreiber should be, if not ashamed, then more than a little embarrassed at the moment. Calling someone an asshole for raising a middle finger to a Super Bowl camera when you run a website and a music festival that has no problem promoting songs about rape, misogyny, and homophobia is empty and pathetic.

 Scott Creney

THE US REVIEW Kellies – Las Kellies (Fire)

This reverence towards the irreverent, making idols out of iconoclasts, is profoundly disturbing