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Wild Cub – The Mother We Share (CHVRCHES cover)

Speaking of CHVRCHES, Nashville’s Wild Cub just offered up a moody, synth-less rendition of “The Mother We Share”. The subtle strings and haze pair well with Keegan DeWitt’s shadowy vocals and create a unique perspective on one of the best songs of 2013. Stream Wild Cub’s take on “The Mother We Share” below and catch […]

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Covers Indie

COVER: Deer Tick – Constructive Summer and The Hold Steady – Easy

In what has to be one of the better tour pairings in recent years, The Hold Steady and Deer Tick are set to play together starting tonight. Both acts have front men with unique vocals, engrossing story-telling and are heralded for essential rock live performances. To celebrate, the bands took turns at playing each other […]

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Covers Electronic Indie

Hoodlem – Girlfriend (N’SYNC cover)

When it came out in 2001, ‘N SYNC’s ginormous hit “Girlfriend” added a touch of R&B (courtesy of Pharrell & Chad Hugo) to the boy band’s brand of sugary pop. It was also a launching pad for Justin Timberlake’s solo career, so it was perfect for rising singer/producer Hoodlem to craft a cover that touches […]

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Covers R&B

COVER: BANKS – Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah cover)

Many covers of Aaliyah’s eternal “Are You That Somebody” have been attempted over the years, but I think BANKS just lapped all of them. This sparse rendition shines with BANKS’ sultry vocals, adjustable flow (glad she took on Timbo’s part too) and the acoustic guitar backing is a nice change from her typically dark R&B […]

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Indie

COVER: Tame Impala – Stranger in Moscow (Michael Jackson cover)

While Aussie haze-rockers Tame Impala keep us on pins and needles waiting for their follow-up to the excellent Lonerism, I’m sure most fans will gladly accept an unexpected MJ cover. Especially since they opted for a psychedelic rendition of Jackson’s least often covered hits, “Stranger in Moscow”. Stream the cover below and let’s keep our […]

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Covers Indie

Bombay Bicycle Club – F For You (Disclosure cover)

Anyone who attempts to cover the dance delights of Disclosure is either brave or crazy. Thankfully, the folks of Bombay Bicycle Club pull it off in a horn and swinging rendition of “F For You”. Stream below and pick up their new album so long, see you tomorrow now! BONUS: Luna It’s Alright Now

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Covers Dance Electronic

Clean Bandit – Heart On Fire

2 months later, Brits brothers/producers Clean Bandit have managed to keep me hitting ‘repeat’ on their smash “Rather Be” featuring Jess Glynne. I’ll have to take a break thought because their new dance ready cut “Heart On Fire” has a similar addicting quality. This time Elisabeth Troy is on vocals and the perfect narrator for Clean […]