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Sleepwalker (Cover)

"Maybe I could be the one they adore—that could be my reputation." I had The Wallflowers' "Sleepwalker" in my head earlier and decided to learn the chords and record it. [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Apr 17, 2017 - 1 comment

Starving (Cover)

"Something inside me's changed—I was so much younger yesterday." I learned and recorded this cover of Hailee Steinfeld's "Starving" in a half hour one afternoon last month. [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Apr 16, 2017 - 1 comment

(What's so funny about) Peace, Love, & Understanding

I got an urge to do a slower, gospel inspired cover of this song written by Nick Lowe (probably best known for the version popularized by Elvis Costello) and my friend helped me make it happen today in a quick fit of studio fun.
posted by saulgoodman on Feb 5, 2017 - 4 comments

You Must Build a Fire

A fast and dirty lofi cover of a beautiful song originally by Crooked Fingers that's meant a lot of different things to me at different times in life. [more inside]
posted by saulgoodman on Feb 1, 2017 - 2 comments

Good (Cover)

Better Than Ezra's "Good" is one of my all-time favorite songs. [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Jan 14, 2017 - 4 comments

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Happy Halloween! [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Oct 30, 2015 - 1 comment

End of the Rainbow - Sadpianos Version

Request: a slow-jam and/or somber cover version of End of the Rainbow by September. [more inside]
posted by Doleful Creature on Nov 6, 2013 - 2 comments

Cloudbusting (Kate Bush Cover)

A male-vox take on an old classic. "Safety and danger are threaded through the song, via both a thoughtful lyric and a compulsive cello-driven melody. Even more startling, but hardly surprising, is the ease with which Bush was able to capture the moment when a child first realizes that adults are fallible." - Amy Hanson [more inside]
posted by CarrotAdventure on Feb 19, 2013 - 4 comments

Nu Slang

As advertised, this Shins song changed my life. Now I sit around the house on Sundays recording wistful mandolin tracks on my computer instead of going outside. Thanks Shins!
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jul 10, 2011 - 8 comments

I am the cute one

A cover of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's classic, "I Am The Cute One," from the groundbreaking "Our First Video." [more inside]
posted by MonsieurBon on Dec 29, 2010 - 8 comments

Death and the Maiden

Cover of the Verlaines. [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Dec 10, 2009 - 0 comments

Cold Water (Tom Waits cover)

Recorded live from a gig I played last Friday at the Cameron House in Toronto, with a new band called Roughlands. I'm on upright bass [more inside]
posted by CarrotAdventure on Nov 24, 2009 - 1 comment

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Cover of the classic Neutral Milk Hotel track, recorded with a band. The three of us are writers by trade, so we're calling ourselves "Evil and Wow!" (get it? get it??) [more inside]
posted by ford and the prefects on Jan 30, 2009 - 5 comments

"Baby Let Me Follow You Down"

Devastated folktronic cover of Dylan's version of Rick von Schmidt's Cambridge classic, "Baby Let Me Follow You Down." [more inside]
posted by ford and the prefects on Dec 12, 2008 - 1 comment

Here Comes a Regular

a Replacements cover. For jonmc, I guess. My favorite 'mats song
posted by eyeballkid on Dec 1, 2008 - 2 comments

(Elizabeth) On the Bathroom Floor [Eels Cover]

A cover of the Eels tune from Electro-Shock Blues, a wonderful pop opera.
posted by Ogre Lawless on Sep 12, 2008 - 2 comments

The Pianimal: Episode 1 - Tom Waits Covers

Recorded live in my living room on Monday night, the debut episode of this four-song, one-take podcast is my way of making sure I DO something with the piano in the corner. Each song fits a certain theme (this episode, it's Tom Waits covers), and there are no re-takes or edits allowed. It's the Pianimal -- and it's ALIVE! [more inside]
posted by Milkman Dan on Aug 28, 2008 - 2 comments

Pacific Street (Hem Cover)

My favorite Hem song. It was first an outtake from Rabbit Songs then later a track on Eveningland. [more inside]
posted by eyeballkid on Jul 26, 2008 - 6 comments

Kings

An old Magnetic Fields song, replayed and distorted to sound like a new Magnetic Fields song. [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Mar 20, 2008 - 2 comments

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