FOTOBOM: OF MONSTERS AND MEN & HIGHASAKITE @ THE ORPHEUM, 5/8

Of Monsters and Men Tim

Icelandic band Of Men And Monsters create a joyous celebration as they preview tracks from their forthcoming record.

RUN FOR COVER: BOB DYLAN VS. THE TALLEST MAN ON EARTH: “I WANT YOU”

Bob Dylan Tallest Man on Earth

Swedish singer-songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth turns Dylan’s rich love song into a speedy banjo howl.

RUN FOR COVER: INNOCENCE MISSION VS. SUFJAN STEVENS: “THE LAKES OF CANADA”

The Innocence Mission Sufjan Stevens

  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.   I always wish I […]

RUN FOR COVER: DIANE CLUCK VS. DM STITH: “EASY TO BE AROUND”

Diane Cluck DM Stith

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: VAMPIRE WEEKEND VS. MUMFORD & SONS: “COUSINS”

Vampire Weekend Mumford and Sons

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.