Pavement + Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever @ Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, 28.02.2023
By Tom McCall Pavement are finally back to tour Australia for the first time since their brief previous reunion in 2010 and 30 years on since their first appearance in Brisbane. There was cautious optimism from myself and likely many other Pavement fans when the gigs were announced, with the caution resulting from the classic […]
The Collapse Board Interview: Peter Hook
Interview by Tom McCall Photo by Laurent Bruguerolle Photographie Peter Hook and the Light have been performing tours across the world to play the music of Joy Division and New Order since it’s formation in 2011. His unmistakably unique and now legendary basslines forming the backbone of Joy Division and continuing his extraordinary career through […]
Nine Lives Festival @ The Tivoli, 01.03.2020
By Billie Stimpson Photos by Bianca Holderness In Brisbane Sunday the first of March, The Tivoli, Jet Black Cat and handsome tours collaborated on Nine Lives – the latest in ongoing efforts to creatively reach beyond the more unpleasant conventions of the large-scale Australian musical festival. Despite my utter lack of credibility or clout in […]
Laneway @ RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane, 01.02.2020
By Jennifer Cheshire The 1975 may have been a last-minute cancellation at Brisbane Laneway Festival this year, however the day as always, does not disappoint. Solid sets from the Last Dinosaurs, Tones and I, and other Aussie talent like Spacey Jane, Hatchie and Hope D keep the good vibes going all day. The sun is […]
In Photos: Falls Festival @ Byron Bay – Day 3 – 02.01.2019
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the third day of Falls Festival at Byron Bay, featuring Alice Skye, Bishop Briggs, Mahalia, Jack River, Tired Lion, Amy Shark, The Vaccines, Odette, Toto, Vance Joy, Chvrches and Flight Facilities.
In Photos: Falls Festival @ Byron Bay – Day 2 – 01.01.2019
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the second day of Falls Festival at Byron Bay, featuring Ruel, Briggs, Soccer Mommy, King Gizzard @ The Lizard Wizard, Touch Sensitive, Golden Features and Catfish & The Bottlemen.
In Photos: Falls Festival @ Byron Bay – Day 1 – 31.12.2018
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the first day of Falls Festival in Byron Bay, featuring Kota Banks, Hobo Johnson & The Love Makers, Hockey Dad, Ocean Alley and Cut Copy.
The Collapse Board Interview: Glitoris
By Lauren Curtis Keven 007, Malcolm, Tony and Andrew are the Canberra four-piece Glitoris. Back in 2017, Everett gave their ‘Trump Card’ single his Song of The Day blessing. “It ain’t pretty. It ain’t nice. It ain’t all smoothed over or sucked dry. And the battle ain’t lost, I tell you. Not when we have […]
Our Annotated Commentary to the Worst Piece of Journalism 2018
Between rock and a safe space [To suggest that rock is diametrically opposed to safe spaces is abhorrent. Already the author is twisting music to their own political agenda, which, as you will see, is some kind of white heterormative male hegemony of rock.] Tormented by allegations of white supremacy, misogyny and transphobia, the band […]