Tag Archives: covers

Harriet – “Have A Little Faith in Me” (John Hiatt Cover)/ “Lost” (Frank Ocean Cover)

Los Angeles band and QM friends Harriet have been recording a new album and releasing cover videos while they’re doing it. They put up the first session on YouTube the other day, and it’s a split of John Hiatt’s 1988 “Have A Little Faith in Me” and Frank Ocean’s recent “Lost.” In the days before […]

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Memoryhouse – “This Will Be Our Year” (The Zombies Cover)

The first few days of the year always carry with them a clear-headed air of calm, a sense of peace kindly granted to us in the spirit of the New Year to really catch our mental breath before all that’s coming. So the wonderfully fuzzy Zombies cover “This Will Be Our Year” by Memoryhouse, the […]

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Video: James Blake – “A Case of You”

We gushed over James Blake’s cover of the Joni Mitchell heartbreaker “A Case of You” early in the year, but now we have the accompany video to the song featuring the very, very intriguing Rebecca Hall of Vicky Cristina Barcelona and last year’s The Town. It opens in bed, at gaze, through sunlight. A moment […]

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Oh Land – “Bloodbuzz Ohio” (The National Cover)

As you get older, going back to the place you grew up starts to become a contradiction. It’s still the safest of safe havens but it’s also this remote place that feels separate from everything else; a place much smaller than all the things your life now contains, that almost seems to have existed solely […]

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Charles Bradley- “The World (Is Going Up In Flames)” / Nirvana’s “Stay Away”

Charles Bradley- No Time For Dreaming (2011)

Charles Bradley might as well be called a miracle. At the very least, he’s the biggest miracle in music 2011 has seen. The 63 year-old singer released his debut album No Time For Dreaming earlier this year via Daptone Records, now a powerhouse in retro-soul music whose stamp serves as one powerful seal of approval. […]

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Ezra Koenig – “Papa Hobo” (Paul Simon Cover)

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig recorded a version of Paul Simon’s “Papa Hobo” for the upcoming film Ceremony. He doesn’t much mess with the melody and retains the original’s small, hometown-stroll feel. His vocals don’t have quite the same weary bite of the original, but hearing Ezra properly cover Paul is just satisfying in the […]

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Nostalgia 77- Relics Mix + “Simmer Down” + White Stripes Cover

Nostalgia 77

Nostalgia 77 is Ben Lamdin, a British mastermind of Jazz, Hip-hop, and Soul music who’s now three albums, eight singles, and one remix collection deep for the label Tru Thoughts. Lamdin’s fourth studio record The Sleepwalking Society will be released March 21st, and I’m sure it will only add more breadth to his insanely classy, […]

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James Blake – “A Case of You” (Joni Mitchell Cover)

The year 2011 is officially a James Blakeathon, and I don’t hate it. The musical wunderkind was on BBC Radio 1 this week to talk about his debut album and performed a cover of Joni Mitchell’s classic “A Case of You” from 1971 album Blue, a bold undertaking for anyone. Covers are tricky – the […]

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The Raveonettes Cover The Stone Roses’ “I Wanna Be Adored”

Two weekends ago, we provided you with “I Wanna Be Adored” as our Sunday Morning listen. Now you can hear Danish duo the Raveonettes cover the Stone Roses to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular punk shoe company Dr. Martens.  You can download the song at the shoe brand’s official website.  The song’s video […]

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