Five Years at Sonic Cathedral – A Retrospective, Part 3: Artists #10 through #6

Finally getting around to the next part of my retrospective! We’re halfway through the countdown of my 20 favorite artists that I’ve covered at Sonic Cathedral over the past 5 years. If you’ve missed the first two installments, now’s a great time to catch up:

Part 1: Artists #20 through #16

Part 2: Artists #15 through #11

Which means that today I’ll reveal the first half of my top 10. 😉 And remember that you can catch the daily version of the countdown at my official Facebook page.

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End-of-the-Year Stats at the Sonic Cathedral WebZine

Thanks to anyone who has taken the time to read my CD reviews and interviews at Sonic Cathedral!  I’ve heard from people on various websites that they like my contributions to the SC WebZine – and in a couple cases, my review(s) convinced them to buy the album(s) I discussed!

Before the end of 2009, I checked out the page view stats for the top CD reviews and interviews at Sonic Cathedral for that year.  And it looks like you guys are interested in the bands I covered!  Check out the lists below.  (Note: My CD reviews and interviews will be bold, italicized links to the respective pieces.) Continue reading

Top 10 Previously Released Albums I Bought in 2009

It’s almost the end of the year… which means only one thing: It’s top 10 list time!

2009 was a big music year for me.  I bought or received more albums this year than I did any other year.  And while there were a lot of good or great releases from this year, there were also some good or great albums from years past that made an impression on me.  So, before I reveal my list of my favorite albums from this year, here is my list of my favorite previously released albums that I bought in ’09. Continue reading