Covers

Teenage Kicks – Jemima Surrender

Teenage Kicks – Jemima Surrender

Hill faves Teenage Kicks pay tribute to Levon Helm on the latest release from their Singles Club, which also features The Dirty Nil, Julianna Riolino and The Sweet Mack chipping in with enthusiastic covers from The Band. Teenage Kicks’ take on Jemima Surrender is a predictably enjoyable, rollicking affair, and the other covers are great(…)

Dan Griffin – Yulia (Wolf Parade Cover)

Dan Griffin – Yulia (Wolf Parade Cover)

Wednesdays are made for cover songs. At least this is what I’ve heard, or rather, this is the premise I’m concocting to suit the needs of this post. But have a listen to Dan Griffin’s rather solemn, acoustic take on Wolf Parade’s tragic Cosmonaut opus Yulia and you’ll agree it deserved a posting. Griffin, also(…)

These Electric Lives – Wicked Game

These Electric Lives – Wicked Game

Sunday nights are made for cover songs! Well this one is I guess, as I’m sharing this Chris Isaak cover from T.O. electronic-rock outfit These Electric Lives. I’ve been a fan of TEL’s for a while, but I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about them taking on such a mellow, well-known jam. But they put(…)

SolarSolar – I’ll Never Tear You Apart

Here’s a lovely cover of Martin Tielli’s I’ll Never Tear You Apart from Waterloo electronic outfit SolarSolar. MP3:: SolarSolar – I’ll Never Tear You Apart (Martin Tielli Cover) WEB::solarsolarmusic.ca