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Collapse Board’s Belated Worst of 2016

Collapse Board’s Belated Worst of 2016

In the run-up to the end of 2016, there we all were in the Collapse Board contributor’s forum discussing the worst music of the year. …

2016: A Wonderful Soundtrack to the Worst.Year.Ever

2015 was a disappointing year of so many follow-up albums and anticipated new releases that just didn’t live up to expectations.  2016 may have been…

Why the Australian Music Press needs to get in the bin

The collective Australian music press needs to be congratulated this week for hitting new lows that you just wouldn’t have thought possible. Triple j, as…

“I Just Want To Stay Excited”: An Interview with the Goon Sax

“I Just Want To Stay Excited”: An Interview with the Goon Sax

By Hayley Scott. “I want people to think about me”, sings a wistful Louis Forster…

“This is the indie establishment”: Red Hot’s Day of the Dead

“This is the indie establishment”: Red Hot’s Day of the Dead

Disclaimer: I’ve probably never heard a Grateful Dead song in my life. At least not…

“Never kiss a Tory”: An interview with Peaness

“Never kiss a Tory”: An interview with Peaness

I’ve just started a zine called Mother’s Pride. It’s a riot grrrl feminist underground punk…

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Haiku from Japan

Haiku from Japan

Earlier in the year I wrote a few haiku reviews that I didn’t get around to publishing, the story of my life given the collection of half written pieces and…

Muuy Biien – Age of Uncertainty (Autumn Tone)

Muuy Biien – Age of Uncertainty (Autumn Tone)

ACT 1 Cue to a back alley. With their cracked sidewalks that yield scuttling cockroaches at night, they do attract young punks hungry for a back story. To be sure,…

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – Mid Thirties Single Scene (Bedroom Suck)

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – Mid Thirties Single Scene (Bedroom Suck)

Ben O’Connor from Chapter Music, when describing Dick Diver, commented: “(they were) more about investigating ideas about Australian identity, rather than being a celebration of Australianness.” This is true of…

Solange – A Seat At The Table (Columbia Records)

Solange – A Seat At The Table (Columbia Records)

By Lizzie Irwin A Seat At The Table, Solange’s third album is a bittersweet diary of black existence in 2016. It’s soulful R&B is relatively minimalistic when compared with the…