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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Fireworks - Gospel

Fireworks – “Gospel”

  Fireworks has been my favorite pop punk band for some time now. I got into them in the summer of 2008, starting with their EP, We Are Everywhere, which I still consider to be my favorite EP ever. They really emerged as one of the top bands in the genre with their first full length […]

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David Lynch - Crazy Clown Time

Handpicked: David Lynch – Noah’s Ark

Abstract and creative is how I would initially describe film director David Lynch’s entrance into music. His debut album, Crazy Clown Time, is an aural adaptation of the otherwise visually imaginative world Lynch’s mind often escapes to. His song, “Noah’s Ark”, attracted my attention right away. I dig it, even if the lyrics are minimal. It’s […]

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The Bolivian Marching Affair

Free Downloads: The Bolivian Marching Affair (TBMA)

Newcomers to the scene in 2011, The Bolivian Marching Affair are already making some noise in the scene. Formed by Joey Fisher, Kyle Meagher and Chris Curran in the winter of 2010, this Boston based trio have been hard at work in the studio since day one, working on their signature sound that has already […]

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Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

Free Download: Billy Ocean – Caribbean Queen (Tesla Boy Edit)

Tesla Boy have been showing up on my Facebook feed lately with a lot of new music and remixes coming out, which is very exciting news! The latest offering is a free edit of Billy Ocean’s “Caribbean Queen”  by Tesla Boy. Enjoy this tasty nu disco 80’s treat!

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The Offspring - The Kids Aren't Alright

Handpicked: The Offspring – The Kids Aren’t Alright

I think at one point in time, a person reflects on those they grew up and went to school with.  They meditate on how much the people around them have changed, or even died unexpectedly. It’s a very haunting and sometimes depressing thing to ponder.  Every time I hear the song “The Kids Aren’t Alright” […]

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The Sisters of Mercy

At the Cutting Edge: Leeds Music Scene

Introduction For the past 5 decades Leeds has played a part in almost every musical movement that has helped to shape the nationwide scene. The city’s ability to discover unearth new local talent as well as attract the biggest names from around the world has secured its place in history as a honeypot for creativity […]

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Reid Speed - Blastoff

Free Download: Reid Speed – Blastoff

Free download of a megamix that documents the influences and future predictions of elctronic dance music (EDM) by Reid Speed. Tracklisting: Drop Goblin- Fire In The Hole (Play Me) DCarls- Jump (Play Me) TC- Don’t Play FS- Superman Punch (Play Me Freebie) Tha New Team- Mosh Pit Delta Heavy- Overkill Terravita- Teach Me How To […]

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The Cure - Lovesong

Handpicked: The Cure – Lovesong

This is my favorite song by The Cure, hands down. It probably is for many of you out there, too, and that’s all right. This song is beautiful instrumentally and vocally to the point where you’d have to be crazy not to like the song. Like any love song, or song that evokes such emotions, […]

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Placebo - Covers

Placebo – Running Up That Hill (Dibby Dougherty + David Young’s ‘DhARMA’ Mix)

Here’s a neat remix of Placebo’s cover of Kate Bush’s “Running Up that Hill” that I stumbled across the other night. Thoughts?

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