In the month of June, the post punk band The Foreign Resort will release a new single every week. Their first selection is a mashup cover of Real Life’s Send Me An Angel and Corey Hart’s Sunglasses At Night. The origin of this cover stems back to 2015 when they played a Halloween show and…
Hatchie and The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart have teams up to record a cover of The Jesus And Mary Chain’s Sometimes Always.
Soccer Mommy, a bedroom pop project by Nashville singer Sophie Allison, appeared on SiriusXMU where she conducted an interview and performed songs off of her album Color Theory. In this session, she also contributed a breathtaking cover of Drive by The Cars. This is so good that I’m ready for this to be released as a single tomorrow!
A few weeks ago we announced a Tanya Donelly feature called Sunday Series where she releases a brand new cover song every Sunday with the proceeds going to charities in the Boston area. In this weeks episode, she does a charming cover of The PIxies Here Comes Your Man.
In the ever growing series of artists submitting at-home performances, Neil Finn from Crowded House has joined the party with his acoustic performance of David Bowie’s Heroes. Neil has been going live daily on a site called Fangradio. He has been playing Crowded House songs, covers and even takes request.
Last week, Belly frontwoman Tanya Donelly announced her intentions to release a brand new cover song each Sunday. The songs will be selected from the fans and all proceeds will go to two charities. The first, Project Bread, helps to provide food for children and families impacted by school shutdowns and lost income. The second charity will be a different Boston area musician/engineer each week who is struggling in these times.
Desire is an electronic band on the Italians Do It Better label featuring singer Megan Louise and the label staple Johnny Jewel. The band is best known for their infectious track “Under Your Spell” which I like to refer to as the Forever Ever song. Those fortunate enough to see Chromatics on tour last year were treated to Desire as a warm up act. They performed a version of New Order’s Bizarre Love Triangle during that tour and now, the band has released an official recording as a single
Singer Krissy Vanderwoude has been very busy these days. Within the last few months, she has released a new album with her band Whimsical and contributed guest vocals on the latest album from Black Swan Lane. Now, she has teamed up with The Churchhill Garden to cover one of their favorite songs from The Cure – Halo.
Berlin is currently on tour with OMD and B52’s. Last night, the band performed in Washington DC and they were joined on stage by their good friend Thomas Dolby. Together, they played a surprise performance of Depeche Mode’s Never Let Me Down Again.
Sonic Youth frontman, Thurston Moore, is releasing a trio of 7″ singles for the songs Spring Swells, Three Graces and Pollination. Each single is an excerpt from a 2019 concert mixed by Wobbly. The b-side of every single will be a cover of a New Order track.
Juliana Hatfield has announced a new album called “Juliana Hatfield sings The Police” which, as you might guess, is an album covering songs from the classic band.
One of our favorite synthpop bands these days may be one that’s not getting enough attention. Mint Julep is a project featuring husband and wife duo Keith and Hollie Kenniff. They continue to put out amazing synthpop albums and singles that will appeal to fans of bands like Chromatics.