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Blood Orange :: Hold On, We’re Going Home (Drake Cover)

Aug 15th, 2013 : by :: Tags: , , ,

Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange proves that he is far more productive than most of the slumbering unconscious on a Wednesday night. Uploaded last night via Soundcloud premiered a casually funky cover of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home.” Dev playfully entitles the track “BLOOD ORANGE HAVIN’ A LAFF WHILE SAMANTHA IS ASLEEP ON A WEDNESDAY NIGHT.” Here the British producer throws down whispering layers of hazy reverb and closes with a Prince mused guitar solo. Blood Orange is rumored to release more slow jamming tunes on his new full length, Cupid Deluxe sometime this year. Until then, stay up with this welcomed impromptu release. words by Morgan Clinton

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Blood Orange | Hold On, We’re Going Home (Drake Cover)
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Tame Impala covers Outkast’s Prototype (Like A Version)

May 3rd, 2013 : by :: Tags: , ,

Just in time for the weekend! My all time favorite Outkast tune is covered flawlessly by Tame Imapala on Like A Version from Youtube’s triplejtv. Keeping in line with Andre 3000 & Big Boi’s smooth baby-making vibes, Tame Impala leaves a little wiggle room to blend in their characteristic space rock psychedelia, twisting it into a groovy, mellowed-out 60′s rock tune.

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Elli Ingram

Apr 25th, 2013 : by :: Tags: , , ,

Clearly the number of soulful British songstresses knows no bounds. Elli Ingram is a new voice out of the UK in the vein of Adele, similar in tone and gravitas but with more edge and more swag. Check this cover (below) she does of Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice” (arguably one of the best songs on his new album good kid m.A.A.d city). This version gives the original a run for its money. It’s sexy and melodic. Not only does it show off the versatility of Kendrick’s lyricism, but it totally amps up that Janet Jackson “Any Time, Any Place” sample. Thankfully, Elli Ingram isn’t a one-hit wonder. While she also does covers of Kanye West, the original stuff she’s been recording is strong too. Her album “Sober” is supposed to drop in May. In the meantime, check out our another one of our favorite from the record, ballad “Silver and Gold”. words by Melanie Weniger

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Elli Ingram | Poetic Justic (Kendrick Lamar cover)
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WHY? at The State Theater on 2/15

Feb 8th, 2013 : by :: Tags: , ,

SHOW TIP: Saturday on February 15, quirky, mello-dramatic indie rockers WHY? are playing at the State Theater in Falls Church, VA. Grab tickets HERE and enjoy the WHY?’s latest video for “The Water You Walk” as well as a cover the The Cure’s hit “Close to Me”. See ya there.

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WHY? | Close to Me (Cure Cover)

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Breezy Sundays : Tennis :: Guiding Light (Television cover)

Oct 14th, 2012 : by :: Tags: , ,

Enjoy newdust faves, Tennis, and their cover of Television‘s “Guiding Light”. Listen to the original HERE and get breezy…

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The Balconies and Hands & Teeth :: Baby by Justin Bieber (VIDEO)

Sep 21st, 2012 : by :: Tags: , , ,

This is awesome. Canadian groups Hands & Teeth and The Balconies joined together for a live recording of Justin Bieber’s mega-hit “Baby“. The outcome has transformed Bieber’s dance hip-hop track into a sixties revival bubblegum pop gem.

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