Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam covered the classic Cyndi Lauper song “Time After Time” for a McDonald’s commercial over the summer. The original was released in 1983 and has soundtracked many a slow dance since. Iron & Wine’s full version of the tune is out today so maybe it will soundtrack some slow dances too.
This week, Jacob covers a C-Grade '80s slasher with possibly the greatest theme song of all time. Read more...
The blurry and blissful Danish duo the Raveonettes have spent 2016 releasing a new song every month, and they’ve just shared their latest effort. It’s called “Choke On Love,” and it’s maybe the silliest song I’ve ever heard from this group. “Choke On Love” is a sort of exotica-pop song, a guitar-propelled novelty partially driven […]
Scottish performer and YouTuber Duncan Carter celebrated the release of Lady Gaga’s latest album, “Joanne,” by covering 16 of the Mother Monster’s hit songs in an amazing video mashup. In the clip, which can be viewed above, Carter re-creates...Show More Summary
Few songwriters take more care with a turn of phrase than Leonard Cohen. The Canadian singer and poet sometimes takes years—and in a few cases, decades—to complete songs, though his pace has quickened amid a late-career boom. His stunning...Show More Summary
You've heard "Footloose" the song. You've seen Footloose the movie. Now you can read Footloose, the children's book, but don't be surprised to find yourself singing the words rather than speaking them. Musician and children's author Kenny Loggins' new book is a high-energy tale of a jaunty animal dance party. Show More Summary
All of you superheroes who stepped up to cape for Kid CuDi after Drake took a shot at him on his new song “Two Birds, One Stone” may have been a bit premature with your concern. CuDi can handle his own business beefs, thank you very much. In a tweet sent out moments ago, presumably from wherever […]
The following is a sponsored post. [What is this?] “I see a darkness” – Bonnie “Prince” Billy Despite being quite the visionary, Will Oldham probably wasn’t thinking about LG OLED TVs when he sang that beautiful song from 1999, but LG may as well have been thinking about Will Oldham when it created the OLED TV, which is all about that darkness. Show More Summary
This week: An acquittal of Ammon Bundy and six others in the Oregon standoff case.
The 2nd album from Amy Winehouse made her a superstar and made 60s retro the sound of the moment. Continue reading…
During an appearance on BBC Radio 1 earlier this year, Australian rockers DMA’s covered Madonna’s “Beautiful Stranger,” and they continued their trend of taking on strong pop songs with a cover of Cher’s “Believe” as part of Triple J’s Like A Version series. Check out the band’s stripped-down take on the song below.
Sounds like: Sharon Van Etten, Natalie Prass, Daughter Song: Many Voices Speak - Away For All Time What's so good? There’s no better feeling in the world than when you come across an artist whose music makes you slow down, submit to the sound, and willingly become an emotional sponge for a lasting moment. Show More Summary
Amy Schumer is taking heat for making a "parody" video of Beyonce's "Formation," a song and music video that were seen as " a celebration of all things black." Critics of Schumer's version said she was guilty of cultural appropriation and was making light of a song that centers around important...
If you've ever wanted to hear a song written by a quant about transactional billionaire sex...you're sick in the head dude.
P-Dice said he helped write the song "679," but his verse was deleted on the album. Continue reading…
Sounds like: Lil Wayne, Juicy J, Lil Jon Song: T-Pain - Dan Blizerian (Ft. lil Yachty) What's so good? Autotune pioneer T-Pain hooks up with young gun Lil Yachty for the club bumping "Dan Blizerian." Named after the millionaire playboy,...Show More Summary
Public radio show This American Life asked singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles to write a song imagining the unsaid thoughts and feelings President Barack Obama has about this election and Donald Trump in particular. Aptly titled “Seriously?… Read The post Leslie Odom Jr. Show More Summary
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Hinds released their debut album, Leave Me Alone, at the very beginning of the year, and today they’re releasing a deluxe edition of it featuring some covers, B-sides, rarities, and demos. One of those tracks is a cover of a song by their friends and fellow Madrid-based band Los Nastys called “Holograma,” and it’s the […]
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