Peyroux makes a rich, pensive, tasteful interpretation out of a troubling classic Elliott Smith song. Continue reading
Azealia Banks turns Interpol’s “Slow Hands” into a smooth R&B cover, and the change up in genre gives a sore heart new life. Continue reading
If Juana Molina had a nightmare, this would be it. Continue reading
For someone in his 60s, Stevie Wonder is more than an American icon. He’s a prodigy. Will Smith knew that and didn’t even try to play with the original. Instead, he got as ridiculous as it gets.
Cold War Kids take Nick Cave’s song and do their best getting a smile out of his grim number. Continue reading
Covering Motown staples can be a tricky thing: there’s so much foundation, so much charm, and so little room for improvement. Pond acknowledged that and sat down to play their own loose, fun version. Continue reading
The National keep the same atmosphere present and repeat it as an echo, letting their vocals and spaced guitar offer a hug to Perfume Genius, albeit several years later Continue reading
Friendly Fires made “I’m Good, I’m Gone” a sultry dance track to end your evening on the perfect note. Make sure to use it as such. Continue reading
Greys have raised the standard: more punk bands should cover Stereolab.
It’s that stinging pain McArdle shares that elevates their cover, giving it a genuine honesty and emotion that not only makes itself known, but felt. Continue reading
With an original swap of chords and the title lyric being held out on different parts, Joyce Manor’s cover is a brand new sing-a-long that comes at you full force. Continue reading