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Under the Covers Vol. 9

It’s been awhile, but Under the Covers is back with some fresh new covers from a wide range of musicians and genres! We plan on keeping the series up and running this time around, especially after all of the searching we’ve done to bring you some fresh new covers to check out! Mr. Kane – […]

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George Michael - Careless Whisper

Under the Covers, Vol. 8

Last week we were graced with a special version of Under the Covers from filmmaker and director, Erik Cieslewicz, who put together a compilation of covers by Tetrastar. This week, we resume the traditional path with some unearthed covers of some great songs. Seether – “Careless Whisper” (George Michael) “Careless Whisper” is a 1984 single […]

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Tetrastar - Songs We Didn't Write

Under the Covers: Tetrastar

Let me open this special version of Under the Covers by saying if you don’t like Jaylyn Coffin’s bubblegum pop, high pitched vocals, you will not prefer any Tetrastar song to the original.  An unsigned electonica group, Tetrastar is defined by Coffin’s unlikely vocal style that is rarely heard in any electronic based genre.  But […]

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Under the Covers Vol. 7

Under the Covers, Vol. 7

Last week’s edition of Under the Covers was put together by our writer, Rob, who always puts a different and excellent spin on what we do here at Electric Mohawk.  This week, I’m back home from a coding adventure in Iowa and have some new covers ready for the chopping block. Weezer – “Unbreak My […]

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Under the Covers, Vol. 6

Under The Covers, Vol. 6

This week’s list of covers includes a lot of oldies but goodies from Jimi Hendrix, Black Crowes, Joe Cocker, Cheap Trick and Johnny Cash. Joe Cocker – “With a Little Help from My Friends” (The Beatles) This song was originally released in 1967 as part of  Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Joe Cocker covered it […]

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Placebo - Covers

Under the Covers: Placebo

Cover songs are something that nearly every band does, especially when they are just starting out. Some bands, over time, release covers as b-sides or one here and there on a full-length album.  Today’s Under the Covers looks at Placebo’s Covers compilation released three different times. The first time it was released as a bonus disc […]

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Under the Covers, Vol. 5

Under the Covers, Vol. 5

Last week, Under the Covers took the week off. This week, it’s back in full swing with some pretty snazzy covers, some of them even worth checking out. Deftones – “Simple Man” (Lynyrd Skynyrd) “Simple Man” is the fourth track from the first album by Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was written by Ronnie Van Zant and […]

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Under the Covers Goes Ska!

Under The Covers Goes Ska

In Under The Covers Vol. 4, one of the covers was “Come On Eileen”. I love both versions of the song, but it got me thinking about how I missed the summers of 1997-98 when ska was popular. That, in turn, got me thinking of other ska covers. Thus UTC Goes Ska was born. In this […]

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Under the Covers, Vol. 4

Under the Covers, Vol. 4

This week’s Under the Covers explores covers from Fuel, The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Save Ferris, and Martin L. Gore. I wrote this one a little later than usual. Apologies for my tardiness. Fuel – “Daniel” (Elton John) “Daniel” is a song originally written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin and appears on the 1973 album […]

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Under the Covers, Vol. 3

Under the Covers, Vol. 3

You might notice in this week’s Under the Covers echoes of artists in previous versions, but there’s some really good covers Puscifer – “Rocket Man” (Elton John) “Rocket Man” is a song originally composed by Elton John and Bernie Taupin that first appeared on Elton John’s 1972 album Honky Chateau.  The song became one of John’s […]

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