The sprawling Beat L.A. covers album dropped last month and now there’s a video to promote it. It soundtracks Slang Chicken’s cover of Christian Death’s “Romeo’s Distress” and features Kenny Woods wandering the Valley in his biker gear.
Five Good Covers presents five cross-genre reinterpretations of an oft-covered song.
In two years, the New Order classic Power, Corruption & Lies will be 30. New Wave synth often doesn’t stand the test of time, but many tracks on the album sound as great today as they did in 1983. The longevity of New Order’s sound is evidenced by the number of current bands who choose to cover their songs, particularly Power, Corruption & Lies‘ sprawling opener, “Age of Consent.”