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Covers
Because we're suckers for choirs and covers

Because we’re suckers for choirs and covers

(…And we’re totally in denial that the holidays are over, so even though it’s a touch tardy, allow us to throw out just one last holiday-inspired goodie before we delve headlong into the new year, k?) All-female Belgian rock choir Scala & Kolacny Brothers present December, an LP that explores a selection of non-traditional holiday...
Because when someone named Sin Fang covers The Moody Blues, you know it's worth a listen

Because when someone named Sin Fang covers The Moody Blues, you know it’s worth a listen

 
Because it's Thanksgiving: Covers of Led Zeppelin's 'Thank You'

Because it’s Thanksgiving: Covers of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Thank You’

Tapping into that lovin’, thankful feelin’, we’ve rounded up a few notable cover’s of Led Zeppelin’s 1969 song, Thank You. To start, Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell gave the classic song a rather heartfelt go back in 2005 while playing Stockholm, Sweden. Long before that, Tori Amos infused the song with her signature ‘Amos’ vibe on her...
Because even without a wig or leather jacket, it works: Bradford Cox covers Ramones

Because even without a wig or leather jacket, it works: Bradford Cox covers Ramones

Watch and be amazed as an appropriately tall and uber-slender Bradford Cox (Deerhunter/Atlas Sound) fronts Divine Fits to expertly channel Joey Ramone for a cover of the classic, 53rd & 3rd. This isn’t Bradford’s first or even best attempt at impersonating the late punk rock singer, either. Similar antics were captured by a fan at...
I'll cover you if you cover me: 'Asobi Seksu x Boris'

I’ll cover you if you cover me: ‘Asobi Seksu x Boris’

Sargent House announces a brand new split-7-inch and it’s a small gem: On the A-side, New York’s awesome-as-they-wanna-be Asobi Seksu do a shoegaze-inspired cover of Farewell from Japan metal-gods, Boris. Returning the favor, Boris then covers Asobi Seksu’s New Years on the B-side, bumping up the RPM’s and layin’ on the heavy. The limited Asobi...
Love! Tennis does 'Guiding Light'

Love! Tennis does ‘Guiding Light’

We LOVE when we come across awesome tracks like this in the a.m., because they’re like familiar, warm hug and ease us into our day just perfectly. This particular beauty is a cover is by Denver act Tennis, and is a cover of  Television’s classic, Guiding Light. Tennis have recently released Young And Old is...
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart cover The Magnetic Fields

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart cover The Magnetic Fields

Twee dreams are made of these! The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have covered The Magnetic Fields‘ Jeremy and it’s as warm, fuzzy and feel-good as you can imagine. You’ll be able to get it for your very own October 9th via Slumberland.  
Woodpigeon cover 80's classic, 'Say Say Say'

Woodpigeon cover 80’s classic, ‘Say Say Say’

Covering all time masters of pop, Sir Paul McCartney and the late Michael Jackson, Woodpigeon (aka Mark Andrew Hamilton) debuts his rendition of retro chart-topper, Say Say Say. The 1983 original marked the second duet between the former Beatle and MJ — the first being 1982’s The Girl is Mine — and earned Jackson his 7th...
Because anyone ballsy enough to cover Radiohead deserves a nod

Because anyone ballsy enough to cover Radiohead deserves a nod

Jordy Asher and Cari Rae of Blonds show both balls of steel and impeccable taste by covering Radiohead’s ‘Talk Show Host.’ Blonds’ debut LP, The Bad Ones is available for purchase now via iTunes, and is thoughtfully included below for your streaming pleasure.  

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