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
dominonated
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)
THE PROVINCIAL ARCHIVE G Turns to D (Sloan)
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
meganbonnell
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
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!

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