Nevermind (the years that have passed)

We all start developing an enlightened view of the world from one kernel, one flashpoint.

 Wallace Wylie

The Wild Swans – The Coldest Winter For A Hundred Years (Occultation)

It is an equally rewarding and frustrating experience

 Wallace Wylie

Various Artists – Messthetics #107 & #108 (Hyped To Death)

There is heart here. There is pride. There is commitment. I want to know who these people are.

 Wallace Wylie

We Don’t Have To Breed – Nirvana’s Nevermind and masculinity

Stuck with powerful sexual impulses, I convinced myself that to act on them was disrespectful and cheap.

 Everett True

Nirvana’s Nevermind, 20 Years Ago

It’s taken me nearly two decades to admit to liking Nevermind in public again. In celebration, I’ve decided to reprint my original review.

 Scott Creney

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Mirror Traffic (Matador/Domino)

You need Mirror Traffic the way the ocean needs more salt.


Collapse Board: The First Year

We’re the Millwall of the Australian music media; no one likes us and we don’t care.

 Wallace Wylie

Both Sides, Now! – How Women are Denied Universal Appeal as Songwriters

Men demand that women be natural and unaffected, and nowhere more so than in the world of music.

 Hannah Golightly

Why Everett True is wrong: ‘They’re all out of step except my Johnny’

Scratch n Sniff music criticism? That’s gotta be wrong. But it’s True.

 Everett True

the collected Collapse Board manifestos

We have a freedom that the daily and weekly papers lost a long time ago.