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 Scott Creney

The Wussification of Indie Rock (it’s all Pavement’s fault)

A band like Arcade Fire has a hell of a lot more in common with Katy Perry than it does with Daniel Johnston.

 LewisG

within the NME, part 1

Yet another band whose sole reason for forming was to parade around in funky sunglasses at summer festivals.

 Everett True

The Grammys: An Apology

Alongside several other prominent indie music critics, I might have erroneously given the impression that I, in some way, had a bit of a downer on the annual Grammy Awards.* Comments like, “Wow. There’s validation for you. A music award from a bunch of people who don’t like music” and “There is a GOD … […]

 Everett True

those 2nd annual Rolling Stone (Australia) 2011 Awards in full.

those 2nd annual Rolling Stone (Australia) 2011 Awards in full.

We’re seriously thinking about instigating our own Collapse Board Awards next year. The top prize will go to the person or institution that gives us the most money, hard cash. The next top prize will go to the person or institution that gives us the second largest amount of money, hard cash. And so on. […]

 ed

Triple J Week – Thursday 28 October

Part of the reason to listen to Triple J for the week was to try and get a handle on the amount of cross-promoting it does.  How Triple J gets away with it has always been something that no one has ever been able to properly answer whenever I’ve mentioned it in a music forum. If […]