I thought this would be a cool place to post interesting cover versions of songs. The A.V Club does a thing called "Undercover" where they sort of curate a list of covers and then invite bands in to play them, so there are some interesting mixes. A couple of my favorites:
post any other cool/interesting/awful/worthwhile covers
Post by monkybunney on May 15, 2015 14:46:47 GMT -5
Devo doing NIN is pure awesome!
In another direction The Residents covering Hank sr's Jambalaya is pretty magical. They also do an incredibly prison rapey sounding version of Elvis's Jailhouse Rock that's frightening but not as easy on the ears. When they deliver the line "Number 47 said to number 3, your cutest jailbird I ever did see! I sure would be delighted with your company. Come on and do the jail house rock with me LETS ROOOOCK!" it sends chills up my spine every time..Jailhouse rock is a fever dream nightmare of a song if you think about it for minute.
1/30 - Cursive/Cloud Nothings 2/5 - The New Pornographers 2/25 - Lower Dens 3/10 - Dan Deacon 3/30 - Rage Against The Machine 4/7 - Of Montreal 5/10 - Real Estate 5/12 - The Residents 7/28 - Tame Impala