Lee Adcock

SOTD #681 – Vulture Shit

SOTD #681 – Vulture Shit

“We’re Vulture Shit…which is the worst kind of shit” I’d been a-thinkin’ for a while that Sleaford Mods, the post-punk rant rap sensation sweeping the UK nation, deserved the Collapse Board treatment. But three things happened this week that shut down this idea. 1. This Guardian article, which basically claims that the NEW THANG will […]

 Scott Creney

Permanent Makeup – The Void…It Creeps (New Granada/No Clear)

Permanent Makeup – The Void…It Creeps (New Granada/No Clear)

It starts out in the world of Sonic Youth — a tinny, anemic charming version of SY — before shooting off in the direction of Sun City Girls, Minutemen rants with Pere Ubu paranoia

 Mike Turner

2012 & the Abysmal Company You Kept

Dum Dum Girls had a massive year — the Coke Zero of the indie world. You know, same taste as the original formula but not as filling.

 Laura Crapo

THE ALTERNATE REVIEW: Fucked Up – David Comes To Life (Matador)

Fucked Up is the kind of band that makes me wish I were in their band.


The Big Beat In The Heart Of The Vinyl Jungle

Jules Normington is a legend on the Australian Punk Rock Underground

 Everett True

an entire website summarised by two weeks of random reader comments

We heart Slumberland Records here at Collapse Board.

 Scott Creney

The Wussification of Indie Rock (it’s all Pavement’s fault)

A band like Arcade Fire has a hell of a lot more in common with Katy Perry than it does with Daniel Johnston.