Mar 292011

As you all know by now, the folks down at The A.V. Club have returned with A.V. Undercover, where bands pick songs from an editor-compiled list and perform them in the confines of the club’s remarkably small studio. The list contains the usual collection of classics and guilty pleasures – “She Drives Me Crazy” by Fine Young Cannibals, anyone? The latest group to drop by the studio is California noise-poppers (and Sub Poppers!) Dum Dum Girls. Continue reading »

Feb 172011

The music world rarely lacks for Smiths covers, but they seem to be appearing with increased frequency these days. Tuesday we posted a new cover of “Girlfriend in a Coma” and before that we posted new covers of…every single song in the Smiths cannon. So if you’re starting to get a little Morrissey-ed out, we understand. We do hope you’ll dive in one more time though. You’ll be glad you did. Continue reading »

Dec 062010

Quickies rounds up new can’t-miss covers. Download ‘em below.

What do you do when you can’t sleep? Well, if you’re Dum Dum Girls frontwoman Dee Dee, you record ‘80s pop covers! She posted her lo-fi version of bubblegum duo Strawberry Switchblade’s first single, “Trees & Flowers.” Check it out.
MP3: Dum Dum Girls – Trees & Flowers (Strawberry Switchblade cover) Continue reading »