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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 [...]

February 22, 2013 Articles, Features, Top 5 Lists
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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 [...]

January 11, 2013 Articles, Features, Top 5 Lists
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Top 5 Non-Traditional Holiday Songs

My girlfriend likes to claim that I only listen to depressing music, which is crazy. Case in point: I love Christmas music, which is unilaterally positive. In fact, one of the great things about the holiday season is the festive [...]

December 10, 2012 Articles, Features, Top 5 Lists
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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 [...]

December 7, 2012 Articles, Features, Top 5 Lists

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 [...]

November 22, 2012 Articles, Features, Top 5 Lists
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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 [...]

July 24, 2012 Features, Top 5 Lists

Top 5 Extended Plays

Scott I am of the opinion that EPs frequently contain an artist’s best work.  The filler and fat of the usual full length is able to be trimmed off, and a lot of the time bands are able to try [...]

May 7, 2012 Features, Top 5 Lists

Top 5 Album Covers Artwork

Chris  For the sake of keeping things interesting, I have tried to steer clear of the obvious and iconic covers. Nirvana’s Nevermind, Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here, and The Beatle’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band are all incredible [...]

May 1, 2012 Features, Top 5 Lists
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Top Five Album Closers

A lot of albums decide to hit you up front with the strong songs while others save the best for last. Here are our writers best album closing tracks in no particular order. Scott Too many choices.  I had a [...]

April 23, 2012 Features, Top 5 Lists