The soundtracks on the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games were an ‘afterthought’ – according to the man himself – but they were undoubtedly legendary and arguably as much a part of the experience as the skating! While the soundtrack in the remaster is different, having spent hours and hours playing the game over the … More Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Soundtrack: Top 5 Songs!
It’s amazing to think that at one point Dave Grohl was just known as the drummer from Nirvana. What he and the rest of the Foo Fighters have achieved over the last 25 years is outstanding, and 10 albums later they are still one of the most popular rock bands in the world. To celebrate … More Foo Fighters Albums Ranked Worst to Best!
British rock giants Arctic Monkeys were one of the first bands to gain significant attention through the internet, and by the time their debut album Whatever People Say I Am was released in January 2006 the band were already well-known within the indie scene. The year following the release of Whatever People Say I Am … More Top 5 Songs: Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not (Arctic Monkeys)
We are now a few days into 2021 and at the end of that strange week between Christmas and New Year where no one really knows what’s going on…from tomorrow it’s back to reality and time to leave 2020 behind us, so this feels like the last chance to share my favourite tracks from 2020. … More AS4S Top 5 Songs of 2020!
As we finally enter 2021 I’ve been reflecting on how much great music was released during an extraordinarily strange year. 2020 started strong with the likes of Marigold by Pinegrove and The World Is In Your Way by Dragged Under, but when we went into lockdown in March there was a period where it felt … More AS4S Top 5 Albums of 2020!
Carson McKee and Joshua Lee Turner, otherwise known as The Other Favorites, are singer-songwriters based in Brooklyn, New York and are in my opinion two of the best YouTube musicians out there. They are both proficient guitarists and vocalists and their chemistry is astounding. Individually and together Carson and Josh have undertaken many musical endeavours … More Carson McKee & Josh Turner: Top 5 YouTube Covers
Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers released her first official studio album, Heard It In A Past Life, only last year, but the folk pop artist has actually been working hard for a while and releasing fantastic music for almost a decade now. Her latest release, Notes From The Archive, is a collection of old recordings and is … More Notes From The Archive: Recordings 2011-2016, Maggie Rogers (Album Review)
The Beatles were – and still are – undoubtedly one of the most influential bands in popular music, but I have to admit that it took me an embarrassingly long time to properly sit down and listen to their music. It was only after watching the ‘Eight Days A Week’ documentary in 2016 that I … More Top 5 Songs: Rubber Soul (The Beatles)
Welcome to the first AS4S ‘Versus’ feature! Mumford & Sons have released their Delta Tour EP today and to mark the occasion I am kicking off the ‘Versus’ feature with the latter half of Mumford & Sons’ studio album discography – 2018’s Delta and 2015’s Wilder Mind. I’ll be going through five categories – singles, … More Mumford & Sons: Delta Vs Wilder Mind
Travis Barker took over as drummer of punk rock band Blink-182 in 1998 after stepping in for Scott Raynor at a live show and supposedly learning a 20-song set in 45 minutes! Appointing Travis as their drummer was the best decision the band ever made – his diverse range of influences and raw talent brought … More Travis Barker: Top 5 Blink-182 Songs