Ben Green

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Marquis de Tren – Solemns 12″ (Domino)

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Marquis de Tren – Solemns 12″ (Domino)

These masterly musicians are in top form here, ambling arm-in-arm and conversing as only decades of friendship allows.


Pen Tip Rips – 8: Dirty Projectors


 Wallace Wylie

Cass McCombs – Wit’s End (Domino)

If you like museum pieces, by all means pick this album up.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 294: Young Marble Giants (new song!)

After 30 years, a new Young Marble Giants song! And it doesn’t disgrace. It is so sweet, so melancholy, so understated, so Young Marble Giants.

 Everett True

Top 12 Songs on Collapse Board, 2010

These are the most viewed entries in the Song Of The Day category on Collapse Board. Remember, statistics are only valid for the main page (not comments pages etc), and from the end of August when CB started.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 201: Nico’s Bike

Some wonderful abrasive, melodic stuff with lots of killer muted brass and stomach-wobbling guitar noises from the just-formed Nico’s Bike. Female vocals chastise. Female vocals jiggle, with fire and fury. Female vocals make like there was no need to record a bad song no not never no how. I was tipped off to this splenetic […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 43: Galaxie 500

Surely, you had to be expecting this one. Domino Records have just reissued this still-missed Boston band’s three studio albums, each with a bonus CD of ‘rarities’. Exciting, although I do believe I own ALL these songs already at least four times on various previous reissues and box sets and vinyl originals. Exciting, because this […]