Canadian, Covers, Folk, Listen, Music


No Comments 24 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
grey lands

Hey, here’s another album title that explains everything: ‘Songs By Other People’ by Grey Lands (a.k.a. Wayne Petti) is, you guessed it, an album of covers. This one is the quirky “Outta My Head” by M. Ward. It features Hayden and also some excellent guitar. Lovely stuff.

Acoustic, Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[WATCH] Sarah Harmer — Odessa (Caribou cover)

No Comments 21 August 2014

By Nele Van Aerde

So I get really excited about the Polaris Music Prize every year, but this year they’ve upped the ante with the Polaris Cover Sessions. There will be three releases from albums that have made the short-list in the past: Sarah Harmer will cover Caribou’s “Odessa” Whitehorse will cover The New Pornographers’ “Bones Of An Idol” and Great Lake Swimmers will cover Sarah Harmer’s “I’m A Mountain”.

The first release is here and it’s gorgeous. Only 31 more days until the Polaris gala!

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Alex Calder- Covers

No Comments 13 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
Sorry for the NSFWish cover, but Alex Calder covered Bjork and Breeders and it was awesome.

Canadian, Covers, Music, Watch

[Watch] Bear Mountain- Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears Cover)

No Comments 02 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

Bear Mountain teamed up with Scion Sessions for this playful Tears for Fears cover.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Metz- I’m a Bug (Urinals Cover)

No Comments 03 July 2014

by Tiana Feng

ICYMI Metz did this killer cover of Urinals “I’m A Bug”.

Canadian, Covers, Music

Download Quick Before It Melts’ DOMINIONATED

No Comments 01 July 2014

by Tiana Feng
Happy Canada’s Day! Our friends at Quick Before It Melts announced the coolest compilation today. It consists of current artists covering their favourite Canadian tunes from the 80s and 90s. Here’s the tracklist:


THE ALMIGHTY RHOMBUS Violent Dreams (Thrush Hermit)
ARCHERY GUILD Hold Tight (Gino Soccio)
CANVAS Andromeda (Zuckerbaby)
EXPWY featuring Julia Pessoa All Uncovered (The Watchmen)
FARRAGOES Lust For Love (Images In Vogue)
GDANSK All the Things I Wasn’t (The Grapes of Wrath)
KASHKA Curious (Sandbox)
LEE HARVEY OSMOND Black Velvet (Alannah Myles)
JERRY LEGER Wonderin’ (Neil Young)
[MP.G] The Criminal (Sons of Freedom)
EAMON McGRATH Young Offenders (Constantines)
MEEKO CHEECH Two Lips, Two Lungs and One Tongue (NoMeansNo)
OLD ENGLISH featuring MERIVAL Coming Back To You (Leonard Cohen)
PENNY BLACKS Tinfoil (Limblifter)
NO ALOHA Fountains (The Nils)
SOME MINOR NOISE Broken Bones (Love Inc.)
STONETROTTER Eyes of a Stranger (Payola$)
TWIN LIBRARY Doesn’t Really Matter (Platinum Blonde)
TIMMINS&BLOOD The Ballad of Jacob Peck (John Bottomley)
VENUS SANS FUR Behind the Garage (Eric’s Trip)

To download head over to Quick Before It Melts. The compilation will only be available until November 24th, or exactly 147 days from today. Happy 147th to Canada!

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen] Megan Bonnell- Not Dark Yet (Bob Dylan Cover)

No Comments 01 May 2014

by Tiana Feng
Here’s a beautiful cover of Bob Dylan’s “Not Dark Yet” by Megan Bonnell. She’s currently on tour in the US with Justin Nozuka.

Tour Dates Continue Reading

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

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

No Comments 19 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
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
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 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


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
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
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.

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