It takes exceptional artistry to turn an ’80s groove track into an R&B social justice anthem. Luckily for us, we have Shea Rose.
Remember The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou? Say hello to Seu Jorge, the secret weapon of that film and the overt musical star of Brazil.
Swedish singer-songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth turns Dylan’s rich love song into a speedy banjo howl.
This is what the ’60s could have sounded like if The Zombies tripled up on the guitar amps.
It’s Friday, so it’s time for our weekly cover track vs cover track mashup featuring Silver Jews vs The Mountain Goats.
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version.
There’s something about sunny ’60s pop that never gets old.
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. In this case, Charlotte Gainsbourg makes magic out of Jimi Hendrix’s classic rock staple.
The most casual, out-of-touch listener can find comfort in the soft tones and easy strumming that make folk the most accessible backdrop music.
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.