Sound Affects

The 10 Best Oasis Songs From the B-Sides

The 10 Best Oasis Songs From the B-Sides

Oasis kept putting out singles all throughout their career, spawning some pretty memorable B-side tracks. Here are ten of their best.

The 10 Best John Coltrane Solos

The 10 Best John Coltrane Solos

John Coltrane redefined the vocabulary of jazz with his “sheets of sound” and modal approaches. He also revolutionized how people play the saxophone.

Miles Davis’ Top 10 Performances of American Standards

Miles Davis’ Top 10 Performances of American Standards

While Miles Davis will always be known for his original music, it’s worthwhile to give a listen to his great performances of standards from his earlier career.

10 Great Unsung Shoegaze Songs

10 Great Unsung Shoegaze Songs

Shoegaze’s trademark sound, rippling sheets of guitar noise, is endlessly pliable, easily molded into sonic textures smooth and abrasive alike.

The 10 Best Progressive Rock Albums of the 2000s

The 10 Best Progressive Rock Albums of the 2000s

This list is a reflection of the many great efforts of progressive rock artists of the 2000s and a tribute to the style’s most important musician of the decade.

Gimme Indie Rock: 12 Essential Sebadoh Songs

Gimme Indie Rock: 12 Essential Sebadoh Songs

Sebadoh began in the mid-’80s as an outlet for Lou Barlow’s home recordings away from Dinosaur Jr. These are the 12 essential tracks from their diverse catalog.

15 Essential Scott Walker Songs

15 Essential Scott Walker Songs

We celebrate the career of experimental pop pioneer Scott Walker through 15 of his essential songs.

The 10 Best Early Billy Bragg Songs

The 10 Best Early Billy Bragg Songs

In his first records, Billy Bragg slashes and burns his way through the political and personal struggles of early adulthood with youth’s passion and idealism.

10 Songs That Will Make You Love U2

10 Songs That Will Make You Love U2

If you don’t finish this article with a newfound love of U2, at the very least, maybe you’ll leave with a newly-earned respect for the lads.

The 10 Best Nirvana Songs

The 10 Best Nirvana Songs

Nirvana’s songs melded heavy riffs, captivating pop hooks, dynamic verse/chorus shifts, and soul-scarred catharsis into the most notable rock of the 1990s.

15 Best Madonna Songs of All Time

15 Best Madonna Songs of All Time

These are the most significant Madonna songs that traverse the vast terrain of subjects, styles, and themes she has gravitated towards across her long career.

10 Deep Tracks from Interpol’s Early Discography

10 Deep Tracks from Interpol’s Early Discography

With Interpol’s new LP out this week, revisit these early Interpol tracks you may have missed or skipped over in favor of those oh-so-relevant singles.