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how ‘influence’ works – Washington vs Laura Marling

The anonymous contributor writes: “Have a listen to 1.11 of this, and then 2.33 of this”.


Sunset Sounds 2011 @ The Riverstage: Day 2, 06.01.11

the place was an absolute mud bath

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Top 10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 2010

Australia. You worry me sometimes.

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Everett True’s List of 10 Things from 2010

The problem with Brisbane appears to be an overload of the creative process: there are too many folk being creative and not enough people satisfied with being consumers

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Classic quotes from the Australian street press – 2: Washington

Second up, complete nonsense about everyone’s favourite Australian pop saviour. Sorry, that should read *more* complete nonsense. “The title track, ‘How to Tame Lions’, is just a dream for the senses. The track is a sonic journey for anyone with four minutes to spare” – Eleven Magazine on Washington MORAL: Don’t trust a tiger by its tail.

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A couple of observations about the ARIA Awards 2010

Congratulations to Temper Trap, winners of Most Popular Australian Single. A single so popular that it’s won the award two whole years after it was released


Triple J Week – Friday 29 October

And so we reach the end of Triple J week, here on Collapse Board. I won’t write too much today, as I’ll be posting my observations about the combined and crunched data over the next few days. Australian acts made up just over 50% of the 104 songs played between 9am and 5:30pm today. Country Total […]


Triple J Week – Thursday 28 October

Part of the reason to listen to Triple J for the week was to try and get a handle on the amount of cross-promoting it does.  How Triple J gets away with it has always been something that no one has ever been able to properly answer whenever I’ve mentioned it in a music forum. If […]


Triple J Week – Tuesday 26 October

Day 2 of Triple J week here on Collapse Board and business as usual, with not a whole lot of difference from yesterday. Once again Australian music dominates, although the percentage is slightly down from Monday’s 50%. Less songs were played today than yesterday, 108 versus 114, mainly as a result of The Doctor being […]


Songs about Brisbane – 13: Washington

[Another suggestion from the indefatigable Rachel Newnham. This one features a particular favourite of mine – Ed.] Washington – Rich Kids This song always reminds me walking through the Valley, our hub of scungy males and inappropriately dressed ladies. With my fear of gross people, this song could soundtrack many nights of being accosted by groups […]