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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2009

Scientists say the weeks between Thanksgiving and Chrismukkah are the most depressing time of year (or maybe I read that on Friendster) and it's easy…
Scott Lapatine | December 4, 2009 - 1:04 pm

Quit Your Day Job

Quit Your Day Job: Oxford Collapse

Basement-storming Brooklyn post-punk trio Oxford Collapse penned "Please Visit Your National Parks," one of the best shout-out-loud anthems of 2006, but get less credit for…
Brandon Stosuy | August 29, 2007 - 3:01 pm

More Oxford Collapse stories

Mike Pace And The Child Actors – “Escape The Noise” Video

Former Oxford Collapse leader Mike Pace is about to release a new album with his solo project Mike Pace And The Child Actors. Smooth Sailing
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2018 - 9:38 am

Mike Pace And The Child Actors – “The Flood” & “Red Sauce Revisited”

Mike Pace of the now-defunct Brooklyn band Oxford Collapse started the Child Actors back in 2012, and released a full-length album this year. Best Boy
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 7, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Stream Mike Pace And The Child Actors Best Boy

In their mid-aughts heyday, Brooklyn indie-rockers Oxford Collapse were responsible for one of the blog-rock era's greatest anthems, "Please Visit Your National Parks," the highlight…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2015 - 12:04 pm

The Child Actors – “Summer Lawns” & “McKinley” (Stereogum Premiere)

The icepick-sharp, criminally underrated New York indie band Oxford Collapse broke up in 2009, and we've heard precious little from the group's members since. But…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2012 - 10:14 am

Oxford Collapse Break Up

As the hardworking Brooklyn trio put it, "After eight years, 450 shows, and four albums, we've decided that we've reached the end of the line."
Brandon Stosuy | June 22, 2009 - 5:18 pm

New Oxford Collapse Video – “The Birthday Wars”

When we first heard Stereogum Presents... alum Oxford Collapse's first single from Bits, "The Birthday Wars," we deemed it the Brooklyn band's best single since…
Amrit Singh | July 25, 2008 - 4:55 pm

New Oxford Collapse – “The Birthday Wars”

A couple years ago, hardworking Brooklynites the Oxford Collapse put together "Please Visit Your National Parks" a catchy lazy-day post-punk anthem that's still exciting. (In…
Brandon Stosuy | June 26, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Oxford Collapse Cover “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite”

Sub Pop trio Oxford Collapse joined former Sub Pop troupe Rogue Wave in stepping up to "The Sidewinder" for Drive XV, the bands taking markedly…
Stereogum | October 8, 2007 - 6:36 pm

Oxford Collapse – “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite”

Oxford Collapse on "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite" "I bought Automatic For The People on the day it came out and it subsequently became the soundtrack…
Stereogum | October 8, 2007 - 5:01 pm

Stereogum Does CMJ: Brooklyn Vegan Day Party

We made it to the second of three parties thrown during CMJ by our good friend Dave, who did an outstanding job making our lives…
Stereogum | November 6, 2006 - 4:33 am

Stereogum Does CMJ: Sub Pop Showcase @ Bowery Ballroom

While we were being blown away/surprised/disappointed/nostalgic at Mercury Lounge, our friend Abbey Braden was one of the many troopers that turned up at the 7PM…
Stereogum | November 6, 2006 - 3:28 am

Free-For-All Friday

Stereogum scours the WWW for the best new guilt-free MP3s. Enjoy! Engineers - "Come In Out of the Rain" (MP3) Cursive - "Sucker And
Stereogum | July 29, 2005 - 12:02 pm