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John Maus – Hey Moon

Posted September 25, 2011 by Kevin

“We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves”, the new John Maus album is a jaw dropper.  On first listen I’d say it’s stirring up a good mix of James Blake meets Ariel Pink vibe and the result is brilliant.   This is a top runner for me this year so far.  This cover of Molly […]

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James Blake – A Case of You

Posted October 7, 2011 by Kevin

When asked to give his definition of dubstep in an interview last month, James Blake said, “There’s a very broad template, but it largely focuses on a bassline and the intricacies of drum patterns and it has an intense focus on a feeling– and I think that’s a separation from some other dance music.” Ostensibly, […]

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Willie Nelson – Just Breathe (Pearl Jam) ft. Lukas and Micah Wilson

Posted September 21, 2012 by Kevin

Another example of how to pick and play a cover song.  Not a lot of variation from the original but there something uniquely Willie Nelson about it.  This coming off of Nelson’s 54th and latest studio album, “Heroes” that dropped May 15th.  

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My Morning Jacket – Take My Breath Away

Posted October 14, 2011 by Wesley Warren

This sounds like one of those impossible cover songs that you’d see in the old days of Napster. I can’t tell you how many times I fell for downloading “Radiohead & Guns N’ Roses – Comfortably Numb.” But this one’s real, baby. So if you’ve ever had a hankering to hear Jim James belt 80’s […]

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The Decemberists – When U Love Somebody (Fruit Bats)

Posted January 13, 2012 by Kevin

Happy Friday!  Here’s a great song by a great band, covered by another great band (whose lead singer tones it down on the inflection just enough for me not to want to punch him in the face).  From The Decemberists iTunes session.

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