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 Lee Adcock

Charli XCX – Sucker (Atlantic)

Charli XCX – Sucker (Atlantic)

I’ll admit right here that I’m not the most qualified person to write this review. But then, you don’t read Collapse Board for qualified persons anyway, do you? I’ll also admit that, the third time I chugged down Sucker (for that is indeed how you consume Charli XCX – bottle held high over yr lips […]

 Tamsin

Outwitting the Sadness Rover: Tamsin Chapman’s Best of 2013

Outwitting the Sadness Rover: Tamsin Chapman’s Best of 2013

Disclaimer: this is self-indulgent, but it has a bearing on my choices.  You know the monster balloon in The Prisoner – Rover?  Well just lately, there’s been an intermittent ball of sad (or anxiety or both) hovering nearby, just in my line of sight.  Sometimes it’s come so close it’s jumped inside me, a tight […]

 Everett True

Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.

Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.

Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 673: Britney Spears

Song of the day – 673: Britney Spears

Judging Britney the same way you’d judge Dylan or Elliott Smith is like taking a baseball bat to a cricket game.

 collapseboard

Singles reviews | Arctic Monkeys, Britney Spears, Fall Out Boy, Rahiem DeVaughn, Robbie Williams


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You’d have to have been found swaddled in a wicker basket in a forest clearing and bought up and reared by wankers to ever consider this anything other than time-marking bollocks of the most tedious kind. Legends.

 Scott Creney

Lorde – Pure Heroine (Lava/Republic)

Lorde – Pure Heroine (Lava/Republic)

In its obsessions with identity, fantasy v. reality, the feeling of being watched, it couldn’t be more of its time.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 323: Uffie

ke$ha aped Uffie and now Britney’s aping Ke$ha

 Princess Stomper

Princess Stomper deconstructs the Art of the Pop Song

The rhythms are hugely complex in how they build up and break down. It’s these wave-like swells and drops that dictate how your body is going to move on the dancefloor. For the brainless dancefloor filler, structure is everything.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 319: Britney Spears (a mini-review)

Song of the day – 319: Britney Spears (a mini-review)

I just wish I could sing “C’mon” like that.