May 052011

Gerard Smith, TV on the Radio’s longtime bassist, passed away last month and the tributes keep coming. Not surprisingly, everyone wishing to remember Smith seems to be covering the same song: Wolf Like Me. First, the Holidays added a little electronics to the tune. Then, Local H began performing their longtime cover with a “RIP Gerard Smith” shout-out. Now, Atlanta-based folkie Lera Lynn and her bandmate Ben Lewis perform a banjo-driven version that brings out a whole new aspect of the song: the lyrics. Continue reading »