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.
It goes without saying that no one can top Björk. Her songs are too pure at their core to be mimiced. Ane Brun, however, came the closest we've seen to doing Björk justice.
The '80s may have been a while ago, but A Sunny Day in Glasgow are giving today's generation the scope of shoegaze they thought they would never see live.
Jenny Tuite and Alex Molini may have left our beloved city for the sky-brimming palm trees of Los Angeles, but Dirty Dishes still has the Allston grime clinging to the creases of their sound.
Freak folk is hard to describe. Skinny Bones don’t make that genre any easier to put into words, but they do make the listening process a hell of a lot more enjoyable. The electronic folk duo, comprised of sees singer-guitarist Jacob ...
Blonde Redhead have never concerned themselves with musical politics. The alt-rock trio have been just as disconnected from trends as they are culturally aware of them, and as far as two-decade-old bands go, that’s becoming increasingly ...