Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] The Almighty Rhombus- The Good In Everyone (Sloan Cover)

No Comments 19 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
thealmightyrhombus
Check out The Almighty Rhombus covering Sloan! They’ll be playing CMW and have also made the regional finals in the CBC Searchlight contest.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] The Darcys- Hold On, We’re Going Home (Drake Cover)

No Comments 22 February 2014

by Tiana Feng
thedarcys
For Valentine’s Day, The Darcys released a cover of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home”. This is fantastically better than the original.

Canadian, Covers, Listen

[Listen] PUP- My Shadow (Jay Reatard Cover)

No Comments 19 January 2014

by Tiana Feng
pup
PUP has been gaining huge momentum after the release of their self-titled last year. They’ve signed to Side One Dummy and announced a tour that includes Montreal’s Solids. You can check out all the dates here on their Facebook page. Below you can stream an awesome cover of Jay Reatard’s “My Shadow”.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Coeur de Pirate- You Know I’m No Good

No Comments 17 January 2014

Coeur de Pirate pays tribute to Amy Winehouse in the sultry cover of “You Know I’m No Good”.

Album Reviews, Canadian, Covers, Music

[Album Review] Coeur de Pirate- Trauma

No Comments 14 January 2014

by Tiana Feng
trauma

Rating:

Release Date: January 14th, 2014
Label: Dare to Care Records

Beatrice Martin of Coeur de Pirate has always had one of my favourite Canadian voices. Distinct, sweet, echoing, she brings these qualities to the covers album Trauma for a Radio-Canada TV series of the same name. Continue Reading

Canadian, Covers, Listen

[Listen] Hannah Georgas- Bye Bye Love (The Everly Brothers Cover)

No Comments 06 January 2014

by Tiana Feng
hannahgeorgas
Hannah Georgas pays tribute to Phil Everly who passed away over the weekend with a cover of the famous “Bye Bye Love”. Read Georgas’ statement here.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Les Jupes- Love is a Battlefield (Pat Benatar Cover)

No Comments 27 December 2013

by Tiana Feng
lesjupes
Les Jupes cover Pat Benatar’s “Love is a Battlefield”.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Young Galaxy- Little Drummer Boy

No Comments 25 December 2013

by Tiana Feng

Merry Christmas all! Here’s Young Galaxy performing “Little Drummer Boy” on Strombo.

Canadian, Covers, Listen

[Listen] Mary Cassidy & Jon Lawless- The Best Jewel Thief In The World (Feat. Torquil Campbell)

No Comments 18 December 2013

by Tiana Feng
thebestjewelthiefintheworld
Duo Mary Cassidy and Jon Lawless recently dropped a cover of Prefab Sprout’s “The Best Jewel Thief in the World”. It also features Torquil Campbell from Stars. I love how characteristically different Lawless and Campbell’s voices are but somehow this works.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Teenage Kicks- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

No Comments 16 December 2013

by Tiana Feng
teenagekicks
Teenage Kicks released a cover of the Christmas classic “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” through their singles club. The tune features Konrad Commisso of Poor Young Things on the drums and Mattie Leon (The Shakedown) on the bass. Though the cover is listed for $1 below, you can actually get the song for FREE when you sign up for their singles club.

Canadian, Covers, Listen

[Listen/Download] Del Bel- Christmas In Prison (John Prine Cover)

No Comments 13 December 2013

by Tiana Feng
delbel
Del Bel did a heart-wrenching cover of the slightly depressing John Prine song “Christmas in Prison”. A new album is expected in 2014 and if you haven’t heard 2011′s Oneiric, it is a must hear so head over to Bandcamp and do it.

Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Said The Whale- Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles Cover)

No Comments 12 December 2013

by Tiana Feng

Said the Whale covered “Tomorrow Never Knows” because they were told to by fans!

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Coeur de Pirate- You Know I’m No Good (Amy Winehouse Cover)

No Comments 10 December 2013

by Tiana Feng
coeurdepirate
Radio-Canada’s “Trauma” is entering its fifth season. Dare to Care records have announced that this season will feature the lovely Coeur de Pirate. The album will be out January 14th and will feature 14 popular English covers. Stream an emotional cover of Amy Winehouse’s “You Know I’m No Good” below.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Hannah Georgas- Stay (Rihanna Cover)

No Comments 13 November 2013

by Tiana Feng
hannahgeorgas
Hannah Georgas recently released an iTunes Session featuring live-in-studio versions of tunes from her self-titled. Also included is this gorgeous cover of Rihanna’s “Stay”.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Toronto Artists Pay Tribute Nirvana’s “In Utero”

No Comments 07 October 2013

by Tiana Feng
milkinit
Hand Drawn Dracula, The Wooden Sky and Greys co-curated “Milkin’ it” a tribute to Nirvana’s In Utero. The 16 track collection features contributions from Toronto artists including: Beliefs, Absolutely Free, Hooded Fang, HSY, Tess Parks, Doom Squad, Lowell and more! You can download the entire collection for FREE via Hand Drawn Dracula.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Inlet Sound- Fake Empire (The National Cover)

No Comments 19 September 2013

by Tiana Feng

Watch Inlet Sound cover The National’s “Fake Empire”.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Jessy Lanza- Move Closer (Phyllis Nelson Cover)

No Comments 11 September 2013

by Tiana Feng
jessylanza
Jessy Lanza just released here album Pull My Hair Back. Here’s a cover of Phyllis Nelson’s “Move Closer”.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Said the Whale- The Whale

No Comments 06 September 2013

by Tiana Feng
Bahahahhahaa Said the Whale just released this hilarious parody of “The Fox” by Ylvis. So I guess we now know what the whale says.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] You Say Party- The Misunderstanding (OMD Cover)

No Comments 07 August 2013

by Tiana Feng
themisunderstanding
Check out You Say Party covering Orchestra Manoeuvres in the Dark.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Unbuttoned- One In A Million (Aaliyah Cover)

No Comments 17 July 2013

by Tiana Feng

Toronto’s Unbuttoned covered Aaliyah’s “One in A Million” and gave it their own twist. The video they made for the tune features vintage film and TV clips and gets a little NSFW at the end.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] The Dirty Nil- Summer Mixtape Vol. 2: Covers

No Comments 24 June 2013

by Tiana Feng
thedirtynil
The Dirty Nil released a summer mixtape today featuring covers of The Misfits, Iggy Pop, Guided by Voices and Merle Haggard.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Ghost Lights- Golden Girls (Devendra Banhart Cover)

No Comments 29 May 2013

by Tiana Feng
ghostlights
Ghost Lights recently covered “Golden Girls”, the first track off Devendra Banhart’s latest album.

Alternative, Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen/Download] Subtle Ways- Won’t Be Long (Share Cover)

No Comments 23 May 2013

by Tiana Feng
subtleways
Halifax-based label Acadian Embassy is releasing We Have The Same Lights Overhead: A Tribute to Share, a compilation celebrating the works of Canadian songwriter Andrew Sisk and his band Share. Contributors include Jenn Grant, The Two-Minute Miracles, Michael Feuerstack,Rain Over St. Ambrose, Quiet Parade, Kuato and AA Wallace. Here is the first track “Won’t Be Long” which has Jenn Grant, Daniel Ledwell, and members of Quiet Parade, Dance Movie and the Prospector’s Union.

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