Collapse Board celebrated its seventh birthday yesterday. To celebrate, here’s the 25 most read articles over those seven years. Enjoy! 1. Shut up about Kreayshawn being Racist – Kelly McClure In the last few days I’ve gotten into two very intense debates via Facebook about whether or not Kreayshawn is a racist. Naturally Facebook would be […]
Photo by Brigette Adair Herron Antlered Auntlord. Antlord Aunt Lard, Aunt Lured Antlered. With every encounter, you faced a different creature. The first time I met some Antlords in Athens, they were a trio, and they set up right in front of us, no need for a stage – Brent with the heavy metal drum […]
The following are all nominations for Music We Hate from students in Sex Drugs Rock N’ Roll (QUT course number KMB003). I forbade my students from playing me Redfoo again after the first tutorial. And I have to say that Florida Georgia Line song (and video) is just around the most irritating song and misognynistic […]
Conversations about music criticism | Does Collapse Board help propagate stereotypes of women in music?
Earlier today, Lee posted an interesting review of the Klara Lewis EP in which she posited (among several other points) that Collapse Board helps propagate the stereotype of women needing men to write and produce their stuff. (If you haven’t read the review yet, I recommend you do. Otherwise a fair amount of this will be […]
Who can deny the pull of gaming music? It’s been part of my life since the days I used to play Space Invaders through the night, one game. I eventually removed the Space Invaders machince forcibly from its spot, and placed it in my next-door neighbour’s room. He had some seriously fast explaining to do […]
I like this description. I think it must be from the press release, it’s popped up in so many reviews. The 12-track Everlast focuses on “the corruption of organized religion, gender discrimination and technological advancements leading to human over-dependence”. I like this a lot. I like the album even more. It has an unsettling, darkly […]
Time for one final list from 2013 (barring any straggling best-of lists), the all-important most read articles of the year. 1. Secret Memo Regarding Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Reissue Leaked People not only like to read the same story over and over again, they demand it. Our job is to retell the story, to reinforce the […]
I’m going to be listening to this on repeat for the rest of the month. And I’m going to be repeating this status update while I do.
Sometimes, the concept is enough in itself. My head is still reeling from being around the psychedelic fountain.
Ten misconceptions about Collapse Board and Savages. Number one: that we care if they’re manufactured.