Jul 212012

We don’t usually do much in the way of concert previews here, but when an artist records a killer cover specifically to generate interest in a show, we’re happy to spread the word. So if you’re in NYC this evening, head to the Studio at Webster Hall to see Ron Pope and Frances Cone. And be sure to heckle them with requests for their tender new cover of Jump, Little Children’s “Mexico.” Continue reading »

Feb 072012

Best (So Far) finds the finest first-round covers of the latest pop hits.

Gotye’s über-ctachy breakup jam “Somebody That I Used to Know” first hit the web last summer, but it’s only taken off stateside in the past few months. A small part of that popularity comes from Walk Off the Earth’s stunning viral cover. Lots of other artists have covered the song too, many delivering takes at least almost as memorable. Continue reading »