Wayward Lee Reports To Base: A Blog, A “Band”, The Foxygen Massacre, A Crippling Crush, And Some Nice Chats (11/16 – 3/17)
Howdy, guys. If you’ve been paying attention to Collapse Board at all, you’ll note that I haven’t been here lately. I wish I could say that I’ve been trotting the globe in the five-month interim, questing for loot and slaying fiends. Alas, no, I’ve only been writing for three other outlets – one of those […]
By Scott Creney Ask anyone who’s ever worked for a literary magazine, democracy is a shitty way to evaluate art. The polarizing stuff rarely makes it through. Instead you end up with a bunch of B-plus material—competent, workmanlike. Or in the case of this week’s Pitchfork Top 200 Singles of the 80’s, you end up […]
By Scott Creney So when you first join up there’s all these goddamned floating circles and you’re supposed to pick your favorite genre of music from a bunch of categories that are so broad & vague as to be meaningless: alternative, electronic, pop, rock, oldies, etc. But you can’t see all the bubbles at once […]
This one started quite innocuously. A simple and well-liked comment on Facebook, Fuck man. Has anyone actually listened to The War On Drugs? Christ, they’re bad. I hear Mark Kozelek is a big fan. I think Kozelek is probably jealous cos they’re the only band alive more boring than him. Saw ’em at the Zoo, […]
If everything has gone to plan, I’ll be at the Brisbane leg of this year’s Laneway festival by the time you read this. This year’s line-up is another strong one and I’ll be looking to catch a number of acts we’ve written about on Collapse Board, both favourably and less so – Lorde, Savages, Warpaint, […]
Beyonce is a pop star. Beyonce asks, Who run the world?
If it’s classic and someone voted for it in the 100 Greatest Songs of All Time, then it’s IN!
If anyone in The Hold Steady was less than 45 years old, they might sound like this.
They sometimes sound like the only record they grew up mainlining was that mythological good Bruce Springsteen one