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Autre Ne Veut covers Prince’s Little Red Corvette

ANV LRC

Autre Ne Veut pays heartfelt tribute to the legend:

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Pale Blue covers Big Star’s “Thirteen”

photo: Nelson Castro
photo: Nelson Castro

Mike Simonetti + Liz Wight — aka Pale Blue — share a floating, beautifully ethereal cover of Big Star's 1972 song "Thirteen". It's a sparse and haunting re-interpretation that takes a very different, significantly icier route to evoke the same innocent wistfulness and nostalgia as the all-time classic original version...

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White Denim covers Kenny Rogers & the First Edition for Fargo

JAMES WD KENNY

White Denim drops a long foretold cover of the very tight Kenny Rogers & the First Edition classic "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" for an episode of the show Fargo that aired last night:

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listen: Lower Dens recorded a haunting cover of Hall & Oates’ Maneater

LOWER DENS

Lower Dens performed a haunting, stripped-down version of the Hall & Oates cover that Jana Hunter and the group have been mixing in their recent live sets during a new session for our friends at SiriusXMU...

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premiere: Hinds (fka Deers) – Davey Crockett (Thee Headcoats cover)

HINDS


“We are seven kids. We are friends. We are from Madrid. We always carry a knife in our pockets and we are a gang.”
Madrid's Hinds (formerly known as DEERS) share their perfectly ramshackle, very true-to-the-original rendition of Thee Headcoats classic "Davey Crockett (Gabba Hey...

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mp3: download an unreleased 12″ version of Chromatics’ Hands in the Dark

HANDS IN THE DARK

Johnny Jewel is at it again over on soundcloud, offering up a previously unreleased version of probably my favorite Chromatics song ever for free download. Grab it below, and watch the video for the original here...

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mp3: Lydia Ainsworth covers “Wicked Game”

Wicked Game

We've established that we're unabashed fans of the "Wicked Game" cover in general, whether the take is eerie and drugged out, super dream-wavy, or even sultry-but-straightforward-and-kind-of-unremarkable...

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premiere: Korallreven – November Rain

KORALLREVEN // NOVEMBER RAIN

Swedish duo Korallreven premiere a twinkling hyper-pop cover of the singular piano power-ballad of my 9th grade year (Daniel Tjäder's, too, apparently) and possibly of all time, Guns N' Roses' sprawling '90's classic "November Rain"...

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Fear of Men – Sleeper (Ty Segall cover)

FEAR OF MEN SLEEPER

Brighton's Fear of Men embark on a massive European tour next week, and to celebrate the occasion, they've released this lovely, gently lilting cover of Ty Segall's psychedelic lullaby "Sleeper". Check all of Fear of Men's tour dates here...

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mp3: GEMS – Don’t Cry

GEMS x SEAL

Washington D.C.'s GEMS follow up their gorgeous recent singles "Medusa" + "Ephemera" with a floating shadow-pop take on a '90s MTV staple, complete with some faithfully re-created cover art. Regardless of how you feel about the original in 2014, I think you'll find that GEMS' dramatic, dreamily atmospheric version makes perfect sense...

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