Jan 042012

Quickies rounds up new can’t-miss covers. Download ‘em below.

In honor of the new year, Canadian dream-poppers Memoryhouse covered the Zombies’ inspiration anthem “This Will Be Our Year.” The duo posted, “I hope this song helps motivate you to lose 5 pounds, stop smoking, and watch less reality T.V. (or is that just me?)”
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Aug 162011

Sweden’s synth-pop trio Miike Snow have a knack for catchy, melodic tunes built on simple chord progressions, which mixed with a dose of indie cred makes the perfect recipe for covers. With his cover of “Animal,” Australian singer/songwriter Edward Deer takes the Snow single away from the dance party and back to the intimate empty bedroom, peeling away the percussive bass and synth lines in favor of more introspective instrumentation. Continue reading »