Gimme 5!

With Gimme 5! we take a peek into the collections of artists we admire. The premise is simple: Artists WE like share 5 records THEY love. Below you’ll find an overview of the contributions so far. Click on the image >> read >> listen >> add to wantlist.

Natalie Sweet shares her 5 favorite Go-Go’s songs: “A guaranteed good time, every time.”

Geoff Palmer shares 5 albums that influenced Charts And Graphs: “I credit Evan Dando for my intro into powerpop.”

Zeno Jones & Rodney B. (Cold Beverage) share 5 records that influenced their debut album Hot Wax: “We both love recordings that are done live, recordings that have to accept imperfections.”

Nakia & Simon Black (The Sound Station) share 5 must own records: “We could definitely name all the garage beat rock’n’roll bands and compilations like Born Bad, Nuggets and Back From the Grave, that entered us into the world of fuzz.”

Elli de Mon shares 5 albums that influenced her the most: “My guitar teacher told me I wasn’t the right pupil for him.”

Stella Maxwell of Stella And The Very Messed (and Cruiserweight) shares 5 records that influenced the Marigold EP: “If you want to know what was stuck in my head when I was trying to articulate to my band how I wanted our song The Feeling to sound, this was it.”

Massage share 5 albums the band listened to while creating Still Life: “Maybe someday we’ll get there!”

Jake Sprecher (Terry Malts, Smokescreens & Jonathan Richman) shares his top 5 quarantine albums that sound absolutely nothing like his new project The Wind-Ups: “I could probably listen to that break alone for 24 hours straight.”

Spud Cannon shares 5 albums that influenced Good Kids Make Bad Apples: “Nearly every member of our band has “Fleetwood Mac’d” it at one point or another.”

Devon Milley shares the top 5 records he and his Ex Press bandmate Matt bonded over during the pandemic: “We’re constantly obsessing over the same records and making each other playlists.”

Brad Marino shares 5 records that influenced his new record Looking For Trouble: “I know what I thought sounded good and just used Keith as a reference.”

Jiffy Marx (Autogramm) shares the top 5 CDs that are in his truck right now: “If I was going to start a reissue label this would likely be top of my list for first releases!”

Simon Jackson shares 5+ songs that reflect the eclectic sound of Hogchoker: “Whenever we’re trying out a new musician for the band I play him or her these songs”

Jakob Mind shares 5 classic albums that inspired The One That Got Away: “It’s hard to describe so you should have a listen yourself”

Rob Nesbitt (The Suitesixteen) shares 5 monumentally important albums that deserve another look: “That moment takes about 2 seconds but in that 2 seconds I found what I wanted to do with my life”

Jacob Lewis (Western Threads) shares 5 albums that inspired Cowboys in Montmartre: “I had an English teacher once, Ms. Rob, who judged male authors by how well they rendered their female characters”

Scott Davis (Virginia Trance) shares 5 records to listen to in 2021: “The list I did create is a mixed bag because an eclectic listening experience is crucial”

Chelo (Fievre) shares 5 essential punk releases from Argentina: “There are many very good Argentine punk bands, so it is difficult to choose only 5”

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