May 062013

There are a few go-to songs that everyone (save the diehard fan) associates with OutKast – fewer still are the songs that make the oft-covered list. All of which makes it that much more of a pleasure to see Tame Impala covering “Prototype,” off of André 3000‘s half of 2003’s Speakerboxx/The Love Below. Continue reading »

Oct 182011

Having seen him deliver a knockout cover of Kanye West’s “All of the Lights” back in May, we already knew Fall Out Boy Patrick Stump could do hip-hop. That song had a catchy Rihanna hook though, giving pop-minded rockers an easy in. Not so Big Boi’s “Shutterbugg,” Stump’s latest rap cover, which presents a bigger challenge. Continue reading »

Sep 072011

Hypothesis: Janelle Monae’s “Tightrope” is one of those songs you simply can’t not dance to, no matter your personal taste in music. Although not completely new to the scene as individual musicians, recently formed collective Eagle and the Worm prove the aforementioned hypothesis with their upbeat take on Monae’s horn-infused jam. Continue reading »