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 Megan Beard

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – Person A

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – Person A

When Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros started off back in 2007, they had a vision of egalitarian unity with unofficial leader and main vocalist, Alex Ebert, at the helm. However, three albums into their experiment, Ebert noticed it was becoming less of a community of merry pranksters and more of a business venture. With […]

 Everett True

Who was it that said pop and politics shouldn’t mix? | 20 incredible Nina Simone songs

Who was it that said pop and politics shouldn’t mix? | 20 incredible Nina Simone songs

As voted for by my ‘friends’ on Facebook… This isn’t my personal list. You can tell that. The top entry is one of the very few occasions where I prefer another version to Nina’s. Who was it that said pop and politics shouldn’t mix? A white man, no doubt. 1. Strange Fruit “Slavery has never been […]

 Everett True

There is no such thing as good and bad music | Music played in week 1 of KMB003

There is no such thing as good and bad music | Music played in week 1 of KMB003

Music played in week 1 of KMB003. This was for the general introductory lecture + tutorial. Most of the quotes below are mine. Click on the song title for the link. 1. Destiny’s Child – Survivor (ft. Da Brat) Never even knew this song till I saw Beyoncé perform it last year, surrounded by clouds […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 662: Laura Mvula

Song of the day – 662: Laura Mvula

Here’s someone making empowered, brilliant pop on her own terms and no one needed to get paraded around in their knickers.

 Everett True

Music criticism boot camp, week 314 | Criticism by comparison

Music criticism boot camp, week 314 | Criticism by comparison

One person’s Starbucks is another’s precious recorded-over Daniel Johnston tape.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 614: Fat Creeps

Song of the day – 614: Fat Creeps

Everything is slightly confused and blurred like a Trafalgar Square night bus home.

 Everett True

Apropos of nothing, here’s a list of 20+ protest songs


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Week 2 of my lectures in Creative Performer 2 at QUT. Persuasion, propaganda, attempt to change the status quo. And that’s just my teaching style.

 Scott Creney

THE COLLAPSE BOARD REVIEW The Smiths – The Complete Smiths (Rhino)

They deserve better than this. And so does anyone who ever cared about them.

 Everett True

Kimbra. No. No, don’t Kimbra. Please don’t.

Kimbra. No. No, don’t Kimbra. Please don’t.

Kimbra. She’s like Lykke Li, only really fucking perky.

 Everett True

Collapse Board manifesto number 9: Pitchfork, the betrayal of music & some great songs


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Collapse Board. We criticise because we care.