School was out. Now it’s back in again. The idea behind much of Collapse Board is to find new ways of presenting you with music you may not have heard before. Click on the high grades! These are the folk who’ve gone the extra mile. Click on the low! All taste is equal yet different. Grades […]
Most the time, I have no idea what’s going on here. I was scrolling through recent acquisitions on my iTunes, playing and discarding songs within a matter of seconds. I often don’t recognise names, that’s not how it works. I was drawn to an album by a band called Sunday Painters: it had one track […]
The idea behind this series is to find a new way of presenting you with music you may not have heard before. Click on the high grades! These are the music students who’ve gone the extra mile. Click on the low! All taste is equal yet different. And yes, there will be a test afterwards. Grades go […]
To celebrate the new enlarged, enlightened Collapse Board contributors Facebook group, I asked all members to nominate their favourite songs of the day – one old, one new. Here are the results. Grades go HD (High Distinction), D (Distinction), C (Credit), P (Pass), F (Fail) OLD: Sleater-Kinney – Dig Me Out NEW: Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love GRADE: […]
Photo by Adam Thorman I tend to gravitate towards other non-alcoholics, like a moth to a street lamp. Because, unlike certain music critics you may know, I don’t drink at all. And other non-alcoholics, I’ve found, are usually sharper, nicer, and honestly way cooler at parties (in my eyes, anyway). John and Megan arrived with […]
The bands were always up front. Always. Everyone admired each other. Some were even singing along. The sound system hiccupped before Dogjaw could barrel into their first tune, and two folks (among others) stepped in at once to help – one burly bloke inspected the gear, and a svelte lady brought forth a toolbox of […]
You lucky schmucks – this week you’ll get a new song of the day EVERY day. How sweet is that? Each of the following artists convened at one stellar house show in Athens on Thursday (and the wee hours of Friday, too). “So we went downtown, and we saw these ridiculous parking meters…” Meg of […]
Who would rather watch television than go out? I don’t understand the world.
I don’t like talking to my heroes.