Aug 242009

This Week’s News

An important reminder: Entries for our logo design contest are due soon! Since I didn’t get this post up as early in the weekend as I’d like I’m extending the deadline by one day. All entries are now due by Tuesday at midnight. Two more days…get to work, win the prizes!

There’s a new covers blog on the block, but the catch: Jeff is producing all these covers himself! Check it out.

Calling all fellahs: looking for new cover tunes? How about 1,892? Well Esquire, never one for all things in moderation, has a list. Thanks to reader John for pointing it out!

A bit of an older one here I missed the first time through, but check out Amy Milan cover Death Cab for Cutie’s “I Will Follow You Into the Dark.”

Alert! Alert! New covers mixtape from Captain Obvious!

Eels fans! Homeless-look-alike fans! The mysterious E takes on Bob Dylan’s “Girl from the North Country” for MySpace. It’s just about the most gorgeous thing you’ll ever hear.

Who doesn’t love the accordion? Okay, lots of people. Still, it makes for a fun cover.

The Killers do Pink Floyd? Interesting.

Of Montreal’s multi-instrumentalist James Husband is releasing a new solo album. If you order it from Polyvinyl, you get a free covers EP!

Antony and the Johnsons cover Beyoncé, now with music video!

Love Will Tear Us Apart again. And again, and again, and again.

This Week’s Submissions

El Testaferro de los Pordioseros – Street Fighting Man (The Rolling Stones)

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