The 31 Most Read Articles We Published in 2016
1. RIP Bek Moore Putting together this list of times Bek’s bands were written about, it looks like she has to have been one of the most written about Brisbane musicians in the five and a half years that Collapse Board has been running. (Justin Edwards) 2. Why The Australian Music Press needs to get […]
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 sketched out ideas that clog my hard drive. As I was recently in Japan on holiday, it seemed an apt time to think about posting them […]
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 a terrible year in many respects, but for new music, it was a winner. Here’s a selection (in no particular order) of some of my favourite albums from the year. […]
My albums. And songs. Of 2016.
I sat in a convivial pub the other night as around me convivial sorts chattered and laughed. I could barely hear a word. Every so often, the sound of what appeared to be a band tuning up threatened to break down even that little of my personal space. I do not need, not REQUIRE an […]
In Photos: Jack River + Brightness + Indigo Sparke @ The Foundry, 01.12.2016
Jack River brings her Highways Songs No.2 tour to Brisbane’s The Foundry, with support from Brightness and Indigo Sparke.
Does the Australian Music Industry Turn a Blind Eye – Part 1
Sticky Fingers are big-name festival announcements Sticky Fingers are triple j’s Feature Album Sticky Fingers are programming Rage Sticky Fingers are getting interviewed by Rolling Stone Sticky Fingers are getting rave reviews for their album Sticky Fingers’ bad boy reputation is continually celebrated Except in proving them with the oxygen of publicity, the Australian music […]
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, no one knew the five boys of Muuy Biien then; and one member, at least, was frying chicken for a chain restaurant to make ends […]
In Photos: The Goon Sax + Cannon @ The Foundry, 15.10.2016
The Goon Sax return to Brisbane following their European tour and play at The Foundry, with support from Cannon.
In Photos: Black Mountain + Dreamtime @ Woolly Mammoth, 07.10.2016
Black Mountain return to Brisbane for a show at Woolly Mammoth, with support from Dreamtime.