Covers Indie

Benjamin Francis Leftwich: Atlantic City cover & Pictures

I’m still most partial to Tom Thumb’s moving rendition of the real Boss’ “Atlantic City”, but Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s take is admiral as well. BFL shines with ghostly vocals on the spectral interpretation of this classic. Stream below and get it here for the small price of an e-mail address. Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Atlantic […]


Festivalist '09: Bonnaroo Initial Lineup

Festival season continues to build with the announcement of the line-up for the world’s biggest hippie music retreat, Bonnaroo.  However, this year seems to be less hippie-centric than year’s past.  Sure, 2 nights of Phish are things tie-dye aficionados dream of, but the Boss and Beasties aren’t exactly the kings of psychedelics.  Then again, Bonnaroo […]


2007 Wrap-Up: Covers in 2007

2007 brought a plethora of karaoke wanna bes to the mainstream. It seemed like everyone from Tegan and Sara (Rihanna’s “Umbrella”) to Lily Allen (50 Cent’s “Window Shopper”) felt the need to get their “American Idol” on and borrow a fellow artists song. I normally don’t condone this kind of recycling, but the following covers […]