My Top Five Cover Songs – Edmund Scrivens

Cover songs have always been an intriguing aspect of music for me. It’s fascinating to see how an artist can take the original and affect upon it in their own particular style. Naturally this works better for some than others. Often the cover sounds far too similar to the original to be of any particular …

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Five Woodstock Bands – James D. Irwin

Woodstock was a music festival that took place from August 15-17th 1969. It had been two years since the Summer of Love, and less than six months since Richard Nixon had been sworn in as America's first --- but by no means last --- dangerously corrupt Republican President.   1. The Grateful Dead  The Grateful …

Top Five Albums – Chloe Page

Now, this article has been a pretty difficult one to write. Picking five favourite albums when you're a music journalist is a near impossible feat to achieve. After putting my Spotify and iTunes favourites through an almost Hunger Games style elimination process, we have six winners. I know that five was the maximum, but, honestly, …

I’m So Bored of the USA: Five of the best bands from the Canadian punk scene -James Gregory

Who said guitar music was dead? All across America, independent labels like Sideonedummy, Run For Cover and Epitaph ride at the crest of a new wave of punk music. Recent albums by bands such as Modern Baseball, the Menzingers, and the Wonder Years have been released to not only popular triumph, but to relatively impressive …