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 Caspar Jacobs

“This is the indie establishment”: Red Hot’s Day of the Dead

“This is the indie establishment”: Red Hot’s Day of the Dead

Disclaimer: I’ve probably never heard a Grateful Dead song in my life. At least not knowingly. This is an unfortunate position for me to be in, considering I am reviewing an album containing 59 covers of songs by the Grateful Dead. Just so you know. In 2009, the Red Hot Organization, fighting AIDS through pop […]

 Lee Adcock

Lee Adcock’s Response to Everett True’s Response To The Flaming Lips – Why Can’t We Be Fwends?

Lee Adcock’s Response to Everett True’s Response To The Flaming Lips – Why Can’t We Be Fwends?

I had a good intro here. A fucking good one, too. But then it vanished. So fuck it. The title says it all, anyway. ET asked, and so I answered: 1. Because, quite frankly, everyone’s still catching up to the Bastards of Fate. 2. Because their Stone Roses cover album [link] actually DID trump the […]

 Everett True

Album reviews | The Flaming Lips – With A Little Help From My Fwends (Bella Union)

Album reviews | The Flaming Lips – With A Little Help From My Fwends (Bella Union)

Why?

 Everett True

Song of the day – 655: Yoko Ono

Song of the day – 655: Yoko Ono

Sometimes, the concept is enough in itself. My head is still reeling from being around the psychedelic fountain.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 615: Blludd Relations

Song of the day – 615: Blludd Relations

This passes the Kid Koala test. So laidback it’s beyond horizontal. Chilled. Woozy. Wonderful.

 Everett True

20 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board | April 2013

20 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board | April 2013

Another slow month, enlivened somewhat by the top two entries. At this rate, Collapse Board’s going to be less popular than The Legend!’s music – something I always figured was impossible. 1. A fitting playlist for her funeral | 30 Songs about Margaret Thatcher Here’s what I’ll be playing, come the day of her funeral. […]

 Ben Green

The Flaming Lips – The Terror (Bella Union)

The Flaming Lips – The Terror (Bella Union)

It seems this experience has totally renewed my enjoyment of all that other Flaming Lips stuff that I play in the daytime

 Everett True

How to write a press release

How to write a press release

Why would we make this music that is The Terror – this bleak, disturbing, hopeless record…?? I don’t really want to know the answer that I think is coming: that WE were hopeless WE were disturbed (but we didn’t have a longing to NOT be disturbed) and, I think, accepting that some things are hopeless…or letting hope in one area die so that hope can start to live in another?? Maybe this is the beginning of the answer.

 Everett True

10 future songs of the day

Sometimes, the concept is enough in itself.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 415: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

They seem like hipsters to me (without any added pejorative). Would that be correct?