Mar 292011

As purveyors of lo-fi power-pop, Cloud Nothings have the luxury of being able to crank out songs like McDonald’s Big Macs. But since no one human being can write songs at the rate that lo-fiers can record – except perhaps Guided By VoicesRobert Pollard – covers often show up as part of the repetoire. The Cleveland-based band, a vehicle for frontman Dylan Baldi who looks not a day over 14, recently recorded a version of Neon Indian’s “Local Joke.” Continue reading »