Ahead of headlining the Golden Plains festival, Bikini Kill play a sold out show at The Tivoli in Brisbane.
You may have read about ChatGBT, the AI-assisted chatbot launched by OpenAI in November 2022. We signed up and asked it a few random questions (What is the Beatles best album?, Can Bob Dylan sing? Is Morrissey a terrible person? – which prompted a response that “It is not appropriate for me to express a […]
Collapse Board celebrated its seventh birthday yesterday. To celebrate, here’s the 25 most read articles over those seven years. Enjoy! 1. Shut up about Kreayshawn being Racist – Kelly McClure In the last few days I’ve gotten into two very intense debates via Facebook about whether or not Kreayshawn is a racist. Naturally Facebook would be […]
Pouting white bread pop star Charli XCX has made less than an impression on me so far, but if you think I can resist this – a Josie And The Pussycats-style punk cover of one of 2014’s finest pop songs – then you are crazy. There’s such energy, such an infectious delight. The handclaps! The spontaniety! The […]
Running meant we thought we were worth saving. That’s why the record is called Run Fast.
If a white man advertised for white bassist that would be seen as racist. Well, yeah it would, and they do.
The main vocal is great on this song, but it’s the laconic harmonies that make it. The use of silence. The clipped guitar solos.
It costs the same as 3 issues of Mojo, or 6 weeks’ worth of NME’s, and it’s a dozen times more likely to change your life.
Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.
Do I think Pussy Riot will provoke a new coming of Riot Grrrl? (my answer to a question from The Guardian)
Do I think Pussy Riot will provoke a new coming of Riot Grrrl? I don’t think Riot Grrrl ever went away