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 Wallace Wylie

Segregation Under a Groove: Pop Music’s Unspoken Colour Lines

Segregation Under a Groove: Pop Music’s Unspoken Colour Lines

Many years ago, a great schism occurred in the history of popular music. As amps got louder and concerts got bigger, new groups responded by creating a heavier kind of music that relied on sheer sonic power as opposed to the lighter sounds of early sixties pop. Rock music broke away from pop and in […]

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4 tracks with the Versace stamp of approval for April

4 tracks with the Versace stamp of approval for April

By Eighties-Print Versace Low Life – Dream Machine Speaking of Versace – Rihanna straight up sported the hottest look of the past decade this week in Versace’s crucial Fall/Winter ’15 collection. Speaking of Rihanna – one of Sydney’s most crucial musical releases in 2014 was the dejected and callous Dogging by Lowlife which featured an ode […]

 Everett True

Buzzfeed’s 12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music: an answer

Buzzfeed’s 12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music: an answer

Fucking Justin Bieber, man. Gotta fucking hate young people.

 Princess Stomper

Who makes the rules for music?

‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ is a prime example of AABA with an outro.

 Lucy

An almost completely random collection of things I’ve loved so far in 2011

Yup, my heart is yours, you Scots, ‘unfaithful servants of filthy, fucking language’, as Mr Withered Hand says.

 Princess Stomper

Princess Stomper deconstructs the Art of the Pop Song

The rhythms are hugely complex in how they build up and break down. It’s these wave-like swells and drops that dictate how your body is going to move on the dancefloor. For the brainless dancefloor filler, structure is everything.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 297: Lispector

This is the greatest hidden music you’ll encounter all year. Five hundred songs, and I haven’t yet found one I don’t think is less than magical.

 Everett True

A day in music


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Seems to me I most listen to music most any hour, don’t matter day, don’t matter night.

 Everett True

10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 08-14.02.11

Do they perform in their underwear? ARE THEY HAVING MORE FUN THAN THE OTHER 50,000 PEOPLE IN THE ROOM COMBINED? Yes, yes yes!

 Issy

Rihanna and the case of the sexual no-no’s

The tied-up scene, with a Lolita-esque Rihanna writhing on the floor, thick chords binding every limb, is bad