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 Everett True

Oh mercy. The shortlist for the AMP 2011 has just been announced.

Cue familiar back-slapping noises and cries of “haven’t we done well, chaps?”

 Everett True

Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend and the pernicious influence of Pitchfork


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If there’s a better argument for demanding the immediate shutdown of Pitchfork than the rise and rise of Vampire Weekend and Arcade Fire, I’m not sure I want to hear it.

 Everett True

10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 01-07.02.11

Half of the DVD cover models weren’t even making sexy-face. They were making little-girl face. Eww?

 Everett True

more Red Bullshit. A further comment on the AMP 2010 shortlist.


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Is the Australian music industry – ‘alternative’ or not – racist at its heart

 Everett True

Oh Lord. The shortlist for the AMP 2010 has just been announced.

I got the impression the AMP was supposed to cover ALL forms of music, not just indie. Isn’t Australia known for its hip-hop? Its hardcore?

 Everett True

A couple of observations about the ARIA Awards 2010

Congratulations to Temper Trap, winners of Most Popular Australian Single. A single so popular that it’s won the award two whole years after it was released

 Everett True

Song of the day – 82: Sarah Blasko

I know what you’re thinking. You’re right. Here’s what I wrote about Sarah Blasko in my review of the Falls Festival for Drowned In Sound at the start of the year. Tuesday affords us of our first live sighting of the charming Sarah Blasko – slightly overwhelmed by the six musicians thumping out an indie […]