Jeff totally made my week by pointing me to this My Old Kentucky Blog post that links to MP3s of 25 cover versions of Joy Division‘s most well-known song, “Love Will Tear Us Apart”. Which was I most stoked to see? Uh…the Fall Out Boy version. Um, I’m not kidding.
Check out The Raconteurs podcast on AOL Music. Jack is wearing a blue tshirt and the band is described as being “Detroit Raconteurs City”. Oops. Too bad they are from Nashville. DOWNLOAD: The Raconteurs for AOL Music
A little known fact is that if you see me walking down the street with my headphones on and my thumb hovering over the wheel of my iPod I’m most likely listening to a talk/radio podcast, not music. I don’t spend a lot of time reading tons of magazines, and lord knows that I’m hardly […]
Check out the downloadable podcast created by Mikey Skinner‘s record label, The Beats. The first episode is called “Casting Down Your Pod.” It features new raps by Beats artists like the Mitchell Brothers and Professor Green. DOWNLOAD: “Casting Down Your Pod” by The Beats Record Label
Oh yes. The Nano has reached the Pope. I hear he downloads illegally ripped German death metal. A group of Vatican Radio employees gave Pope Benedict XVI a brand new iPod nano loaded with special Vatican Radio programming and classical music. To honor the pope’s first visit to the radio’s broadcasting headquarters, the radio’s technical […]
Yes, Jack Johnson covered the White Stripes song “My Doorbell” on Jo Whiley’s Live Lounge last week. Next week Dave Matthews Band covers Wolfmother. DOWNLOAD: “My Doorbell” by Jack Johnson (cover of White Stripes)
Oh my GOODNESS! Check out the most unlikely cover version of…this week. British pop phenomeons Sugababes have covered Arctic Monkeys‘ “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor.” It’s included as the B-side for their upcoming single “Red Dress” which drops on March 6. Some may think of it as a united popstar response to […]
Can anyone explain to me why the new Yeah Yeah Yeahs song “Dudley” sounds like “Hush Little Baby Don’t Say a Word“?
Seriously, I don’t know how Karen Elson does it. She puts up with Jack White‘s mad crazy genius antics, she’s an established singer and cabaret performer, she’s got that “supermodel” gig going for her, she’s going to be a mommy, and now on top of that she’s had the nerves of steel to stomach doing […]
Ah, the Daily Show is going to have a field day with this one: Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot another man while on a quail hunting expedition in South Texas yesterday. In honor of this event, I would strongly advise you to download the following live version of a song by Brakes called “Cheney.” […]