Everett True

Arcade Fire suck: it makes mathematical sense in any language

Per favore, silenzio. Solo un pizzico di attenzione che il discorso è breve e fila liscio.

 Everett True

subtle use of statistics and juxtaposition to show why Arcade Fire sucks

Take a look at those plays. That’s an entire mountain range of shit music, right there.

 Princess Stomper

Princess Stomper deconstructs the Art of the Pop Song

The rhythms are hugely complex in how they build up and break down. It’s these wave-like swells and drops that dictate how your body is going to move on the dancefloor. For the brainless dancefloor filler, structure is everything.

 Everett True

an entire website summarised by two weeks of random reader comments

We heart Slumberland Records here at Collapse Board.

 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.

 Everett True

A Week in the Life of Jeff Pollack

Have you ever considered how comfortable slippers are?

 Wallace Wylie

10 Bands Shaping The Post-Nirvana Era

The care and attention to detail in this parody is breathtaking.

 Everett True

Neil Diamond @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 23.03.11

“The rules of tonight are very simple. I go where the noise takes me.”


Radiohead – The King Of Limbs (self-released)

If you wanted hairpin changes of direction: this freewheels straight down the line.

 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 … […]