Added on January 19, 2022
2022 , Cat Power , covers , Frank Ocean , Song of the day , SotD
I spend an unhealthy amount of time thinking/mildly obsessing about the lives of famous musicians. I mean if you’re someone like Paul McCartney or Bob Dylan, do you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, “Fuck me! I’m Paul McCartney, I was in the Beatles, I helped change pop culture and music forever […]
Added on January 11, 2017
Albums , Ball Park Music , DMAs , Flume , Frank Ocean , King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard , music , Radiohead , RÜFÜS , Sticky Fingers , The Avalanches , Triple J , Violent Soho , Worst of 2016
In the run-up to the end of 2016, there we all were in the Collapse Board contributor’s forum discussing the worst music of the year. Consensus was being reached reasonably easily as the same names kept cropping up, when we suddenly found that we’d been beaten to the punch by triple j of all people, […]
Added on September 11, 2013
2012 , Aerosmith , Aretha Franklin , Austra , Bad Brains , Billy Joel , Boards of Canada , Bob Seger , Burial , Celine Dion , Chromatics , Destroyer , Dire Straits , Dirty Projectors , disco , Elliott Smith , Eric Clapton , Feature , Flying Lotus , Foreigner , Frank Ocean , Funkadelic , Garth Brooks , james blake , John Grant , Jon Hopkins , Journey , Julia Holter , Justin Timberlake , Kanye West , King Krule , KISS , Kraftwerk , Laurel Halo , Madonna , Matthew Dear , Metallica , Michael Jackson , Motley Crue , Mount Kimbie , Nico , Nirvana , Prince , Public Enemy , Richard Youngs , Sonic Youth , The Beatles , the eagles , The Raincoats , The Scorpions , The Slits , The Small Faces , The Velvet Underground , The Weeknd , THEESatisfaction , Throwing Muses , Thundercat , Twin Shadow , Van Halen , Wallace Wylie , X-Ray Spex
The real problem that the industry is dealing with these days is the lack of cultural importance given to popular music and the fact that popular music no longer has the same unifying power as it used to.
Added on December 28, 2012
best of 2012 , Chromatics , Dirty Projectors , Flying Lotus , Frank Ocean , Julia Holter , Killer Mike , Laurel Halo , Matthew Dear , The Magnetic Fields , THEESatisfaction , Wallace Wylie
2012 has been my favourite year for music in probably a decade.