THE 9 BEST SONGS OF 2013 ACCORDING TO JAKE CLELAND
‘Beverly’ is total emotional obliteration. Turn up, switch off, cry, cry, cry.
Camperdown & Out – Couldn’t Be Better (Popfrenzy)
Couldn’t Be Better is so disinterested in any reality I’ve ever experienced that it’s impossible to connect.
Laneway Melbourne 2013 @ Footscray Community Arts Centre 03.02.13
This isn’t guitar masturbation. It’s guitar blue balls. It’s guitar priapism. All build up, no release.
EXCLUSIVE: YEAH YEAH YEAHS SHOW @ AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION
A few hours later I’m on the next train outta Melbourne on Collapse Board’s dime.
STATE OF THE MUSIC PRESS.
This was the year I became convinced that there wasn’t a secret world of great Australian music writing I simply wasn’t privy to.
THE TOP EIGHT AUSTRALIAN SONGS IN 2012 JAKE CLELAND THOUGHT WERE QUITE GOOD, SOME OF WHICH YOU PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD OF
These aren’t the best Australian songs of 2012. These are just songs I know you might not, but might like to.
Why Titus Andronicus are the Most Important Band of 2012
Punk’s alive and the gates to Bangs’s Promised Land are open once again.
How not to launch a new music publication
Maybe if a balance actually existed, anemic room spray like Grizzly Bear wouldn’t be so fucking popular.
The Collapse Board interview | Darren Levin (FasterLouder, Mess+Noise)
Why should people write for FasterLouder when they’re accumulating clips when they could just start a tumblr instead? Is there a single good editor who actually cares where a piece was published as much as they care about the quality of the writing?