Feb 202015
 

Full Albums features covers of every track off a classic album. Got an idea for a future pick? Leave a note in the comments!

Tusk‘s reputation as an infamous failure is pretty much cemented at this point. But it didn’t actually fail at all.
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Sep 142011
 

At a gig in their home state this weekend, Atlanta garage punk act Black Lips teamed up with Bradford Cox for some cover-on-cover action, taking on The Ramones’ “Do You Wanna Dance.” After a cryptic Twitter message hinting at his appearance, the Deerhunter frontman and fellow Georgian turned up to provide vocals for an impromptu performance of the track, which was originally recorded by Bobby Freeman in 1958. This version, however, is all Ramones, right down to Cox’s costume. Continue reading »

Jun 222011
 

Athens, Georgia: Birthplace of all your favorite underground bands in the ‘80s. R.E.M., the B-52s, and Neutral Milk Hotel have waved the Athens flag high, but a whole host of B-list bands also called the college town home. One of these is Pylon, a band who even their more-famous brethren assert never got quite the acclaim they deserved. When Rolling Stone named R.E.M. the best band in America in 1987, drummer Bill Berry responded, “We’re not the best rock ‘n’ roll band in America, Pylon are.” Continue reading »

May 062011
 

This Week on Bandcamp rounds up our favorite covers to hit the site in the past seven days.

Welcome to the latest Bandcamp roundup! After last week’s Wiz Khalifa double-header, we’re back to the usual five songs/five artists format. Two ‘80s cuts by Prince and Cyndi Lauper pair with two more recent tracks by Deerhunter and Queens of the Stone Age. And then there’s a cover of the Twilight guy, which…well, you’ll see. Continue reading »