About

Top 5 Records, for anyone who’s seen High Fidelity, is the name of the indie record label that Rob Gordon creates in an effort to bring his life back on track. In essence, spirit and name, this web log of offbeat musical experience aims to follow in those footsteps.

Stay with us for all things indie: international or Indian. Top Five Records will provide you with a regular dose of album reviews, interviews, monthly playlists, deep cuts and more.

So why should you read Top Five Records?

We get it. You get your music recommendations from your streaming service of choice, from friends’ social media posts and late night TV shows. Why read this website to get your music?

Because we know our stuff! We’ve been writing about music for almost a decade; and we hold no bar for genres either, from baroque classical to gangsta rap. You can always count on us for an honest opinion.

Follow us to learn about great tracks and playlists, get inside looks into upcoming artists’ careers, and most importantly — to cut through the noise.

For Writers

If you’d like an exciting opportunity to talk about your favorite band, flex your music journalism skills and interview great artists, please contact us at writefortop5@gmail.com. Our writers’ room consists of two permanent writers and a starry roster of talented wordsmiths. Join us!

For Artists

If you’d like to be featured on our website through reviews, interviews, artists and more, please contact us at artists.tfr@gmail.com. We look forward to getting to know you and your music!

7 Responses to “About”

  1. Abhishek Iyer June 30, 2012 at 1:51 am #

    I’d like to extend a warm handshake to the creators of this website. Well done sirs! Popularity explosion is lurking round the corner with an indecently eager smile.

  2. Morlock July 2, 2012 at 3:17 am #

    All luck for your site, and I agree with every word about the Shakey Rays.

    But it’s Rob Fleming, not Rob Gordon. 😉

    • topfivemusic July 2, 2012 at 1:40 pm #

      In High Fidelity (the book), Rob Fleming is a British guy who eventually discovers an indie punk band. In the movie, Rob Gordon is an American who discovers an indie punk band and eventually starts Top Five Records. 🙂

      Thanks so much for your wishes. Keep reading!

      • Morlock July 2, 2012 at 9:10 pm #

        Serves me right for not looking that up before writing in. 😀

        Nice work, keep it up.

  3. Ritesh September 30, 2012 at 8:23 pm #

    Nice endeavor!! Best of Luck.

  4. Sidharth Ezhilan February 19, 2019 at 4:56 am #

    hi 🙂 id like to send in my music for you to have a listen. how do i get in touch?

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