Top 5 Instrumental Songs w/Caspian

Top 5 Instrumental Songs w/Caspian

Instrumental music can be a double-edged sword: artists have far more room for maneuverability and expression without the confines of verses and choruses to worry about, but they have to work twice as hard to establish an emotional connection without the aid of...
Top 5 Three Piece Bands

Top 5 Three Piece Bands

You’ve heard the saying that less is more? Well, new scene bands (with their 3 guitarists, 2 vocalists, a rhythm section and a lighting guy), ska bands, and anyone from E street haven’t. Then again, they’re probably too busy banging groupies to pay...
Top 5 Debut Albums of the Last 15 Years

Top 5 Debut Albums of the Last 15 Years

Two weeks back we did a feature on great junior albums and it got us thinking of bands who had really impressive débuts.  Regardless of whether or not they would ever release anything good again, these are the bands that really made a lasting first impression. Now, to...
Top 5 Junior Albums

Top 5 Junior Albums

You’ve heard of the sophomore slump that loads of bands go through on their second album, especially when they have an impressive début (more on that next week). But what about the third record? When a band hits the scene with a strong début and goes on to reach...
Top 5 Non Album Tracks

Top 5 Non Album Tracks

It’s been a while since we have had a Top 5, but we’re back and no worse for the wear. So, what is a non album track? I mean, isn’t that just called a B-side these days? Well, for the sake of this entry, the rule will be that it is a track that does...