RUN FOR COVER: CHROMATICS VS. ANIKA: “IN THE CITY”

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Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. Prepare for a major bending of rules as we hear musicians throw around genres, tempos, style, and intent. Whether they’re picking up another’s song out of respect or boredom, the results have impressed us. Even though Portland is most often […]

STEVIE WONDER VS. WILL SMITH: “I WISH / WILD, WILD WEST”

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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.

DANCING AT THE DISCOTHEQUE WITH STARS

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“People who fell in love with Funeral and You Forgot It In People were having sex for the first time and getting stoned for the first time and wanting to move out of their house and realizing that life sucks — aka growing up. We happened to be lucky enough to be there.”

LYKKE LI VS. FRIENDLY FIRES: “I’M GOOD, I’M GONE”

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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.