Conversations about music criticism | Does writing ‘Bedroom Suck sucks’ suck?
We had a bit of a set-to the other night on the Collapse Board Faceboook group over a review of the Bedroom Suck compilation. I thought you might enjoy the edited highlights. If you haven’t done so already, read the review first, otherwise much of this won’t make sense. Lee: I just read this, and this […]
Song of the day – 668: Sky Ferreira
Would I take drugs with Sky Ferreira? Of course I fucking would.
THE 9 BEST SONGS OF 2013 ACCORDING TO JAKE CLELAND
‘Beverly’ is total emotional obliteration. Turn up, switch off, cry, cry, cry.
Camperdown & Out – Couldn’t Be Better (Popfrenzy)
Couldn’t Be Better is so disinterested in any reality I’ve ever experienced that it’s impossible to connect.
Laneway Melbourne 2013 @ Footscray Community Arts Centre 03.02.13
This isn’t guitar masturbation. It’s guitar blue balls. It’s guitar priapism. All build up, no release.
EXCLUSIVE: YEAH YEAH YEAHS SHOW @ AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION
A few hours later I’m on the next train outta Melbourne on Collapse Board’s dime.
STATE OF THE MUSIC PRESS.
This was the year I became convinced that there wasn’t a secret world of great Australian music writing I simply wasn’t privy to.
THE TOP EIGHT AUSTRALIAN SONGS IN 2012 JAKE CLELAND THOUGHT WERE QUITE GOOD, SOME OF WHICH YOU PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD OF
These aren’t the best Australian songs of 2012. These are just songs I know you might not, but might like to.
Why Titus Andronicus are the Most Important Band of 2012
Punk’s alive and the gates to Bangs’s Promised Land are open once again.
How not to launch a new music publication
Maybe if a balance actually existed, anemic room spray like Grizzly Bear wouldn’t be so fucking popular.