Oct 102011

Back on Talk Like a Pirate Day 2010, we commissioned a nautical cover from Pirates for Sail. You all chose the B-52s’ “Rock Lobster” (good call) from the all-pirate band. Well, getting a dozen pirates into a room to record music takes some doing, but at long last, the ship has arrived. Before we get to the song, though, let’s turn it over the frontman Black Dog Nate to introduce… Continue reading »

Sep 172010

Cover Commissions is a monthly series in which a featured artist covers a reader-selected song for this blog. Any artists interested in participating, contact us.

Avast, ye cover-lovin’ landlubbers, and cast yer deadlights this way, because I’m takin’ over this blog and there ain’t nothin’ to be done about it! As for the whereabouts of Ray, yer usual host, well, let’s just say he’s a little tied up, gagged, blindfolded and locked in a chest at the moment. Instead you get me, Black Dog Nate of Pirates For Sail, remindin’ you that September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and welcomin’ you to this all-pirate installment of Cover Commissions! Continue reading »