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 LeeA

2014 – A Half Year in Review (from that Collapse Board whippersnapper)

2014 – A Half Year in Review (from that Collapse Board whippersnapper)

It’s almost July, kids – you know what that means? Well, over here in the US, Americans take that as a cue to load up on fireworks, booze, and propane for the 4th. But HERE, in the blogosphere of musique critique (not a real French phrase, by the by), we critic types take stock of […]

 Everett True

The return of Everett True | 10. Lady Neptune

The return of Everett True | 10. Lady Neptune

You need this. The video is mesmeric. The song is like everything else but then it keeps going and keeps going and before long you realise that it isn’t. Like everything else. Thing is, with this sort of lo-fi do-it-yourself scuzz rock it’s often better to have no budget at all than unlimited resources. (I’m projecting […]

 LeeA

SOLIDARITY TIME – Word Up for Joanna Gruesome

SOLIDARITY TIME – Word Up for Joanna Gruesome

Today, kids, we are going to stand up and applaud. So Drowned in Sound interviewed Alanna McArdle lately. It’s an innocuous, friendly chat really, with ordinary journo-to-band questions about songwriting, live performances vs. recording, “the volatile state of guitar music” (which both interviewer and interviewee agreed was a load of BS), the huge corporate sham […]

 Everett True

DIY criticism vs. music | The next (10) time I listened to ——————–

DIY criticism vs. music | The next (10) time I listened to  ——————–

The next time I hear the new Tunabunny album I’m incensed, beaten down.

 Everett True

DIY music v/criticism | The second (2) time I listened to the new Tunabunny album ——————–

DIY music v/criticism | The second (2) time I listened to the new Tunabunny album ——————–

By Everett True The first (1) time I listened to the new Tunabunny album ——————– it was out of a sense of obligation, not nasty, on my headphones late night at home.

 LeeA

Advance of the Tunabunny, Part 1A

Advance of the Tunabunny, Part 1A

Guys, guys, GUYS. If you never read a single thing that I’ve written for Collapse Board so far – or if, perhaps, you have but think I’m too much of a noob to know anything (in which case, I’d agree with you) – well, shut up and read the following statement out loud: Tunabunny is […]

 collapseboard

Highlights of 2013 (from a rookie music critic)

Highlights of 2013 (from a rookie music critic)

Ohhh, Charlotte. How I adore thee. I hear this and I want to be up on deck with you, scouring the seven seas with your bad pirate self.

 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

Pandora – Free Internet Radio | A Cautionary Tale

Pandora – Free Internet Radio | A Cautionary Tale

So I tried Pandora just now. Its slogan is: Listen to Free Internet Radio. Find New Music. I was psyched.

 Scott Creney

Live Review – The Breeders / Deerhunter @ Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, 15.05.13

Live Review – The Breeders / Deerhunter @ Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, 15.05.13

This is much more than a band; this is a lesson in how to be human.

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