By Michelle Geslani

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace covers The Mountain Goats’ “The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton”: Stream

Photo by David Brendan Hall On April 6th, Merge Records will release I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats: All Hail West Texas, an album featuring covers of each track off The Mountain Goats‘ 2002 album, All Hail West Texas. Set to participate in the project are Andrew Bird, Craig Finn of The Hold Steady, Against […]

By Ben Kaye

Sløtface cover Lorde’s “Supercut” for triple j’s Like a Version: Watch

Norwegian pop punk outfit Sløtface are set to release their debut album, Try Not to Freak Out, on September 15th via Propeller Recordings. As they make the press rounds behind the release, the young foursome stopped by Aussie radio station triple j to take part in its Like a Version segment. Honing in on the “pop” […]

By Ben Kaye

Refused side project INVSN share the Origins of their Lana Del Rey cover, “Love”: Stream

Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. Early this year, Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzen and his Swedish supergroup side project INVSN released their sophomore record, The Beautiful Stories. The album’s punk electronica hit hard at the existential strife of modern society, from the darkened political atmosphere […]

By Michelle Geslani

Miguel covers Pussy Riot’s “Make America Great Again”: Watch

As part of his “Wildheart Wednesdays” series, Miguel has been offering up a cappella covers of a variety of songs for the last few weeks. Thus far, he’s put a sleek R&B spin on Outkast’s “Pink & Blue”, “Attention” by Charlie Puth, and most recently, SZA’s excellent “Weekend”. For his latest endeavor, Miguel has gone the political […]

By Michelle Geslani

Beach Slang announce US headlining tour

Photo by Lior Phillips Beach Slang played to crowds across North America earlier this year when they hit the road alongside Jimmy Eat World. The Philly punk rockers are set to revisit a number of those same cities on a new fall US tour they’ve just announced today. Set to commence October 22nd and run through […]

By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Ben Kaye

Cage the Elephant announce stripped-down LP, Unpeeled, share video for “Whole Wide World” cover — watch

Photo by ​Neil Krug Earlier this year, Cage the Elephant took their “Live & Unpeeled” tour to select cities across the US. The band brought along a string section and new arrangements of their songs, presenting fans with a rare stripped-down experience from the noted rockers. Those shows were also recording sessions, however, and now […]

By Eddie Fu

Jeff Rosenstock shares two new songs on Split with SKASUCKS EP: Stream

Photo by Carlo Cavaluzzi Former Bomb the Music Industry! frontman Jeff Rosenstock released his first solo album, the excellent WORRY., last year. Now, the punk rocker has returned with a new pay-what-you-want split 7-inch with South Korean band SKASUCKS, fittingly entitled Split with SKASUCKS. The release includes two new songs from Rosenstock, including a cover […]

By Ben Kaye

Against Me! cover The Mountain Goats, share RSD singles “Stabitha Christie” and “First High of the Morning” — watch

Featured photo by​ Ben Kaye ​​Against Me! were guests on the most recent episode of The Strombo Show. The punk favorites delivered a blistering living room show featuring hits from throughout their career and off their latest album, Shape Shift With Me. Near the end of the set, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace declared, “I’m gonna play one cover just […]

By Eddie Fu

Speedy Ortiz cover TV on the Radio’s “Young Liars” for Planned Parenthood benefit compilation — listen

Photo by Erik Voake With Planned Parenthood coming under increasing fire during the current administration, musicians far and wide have banded together to support the organization in any way possible. The latest effort is Cover Your Ass Vol. 1, the first installment in a series of charitable compilation cover albums From Lionfish Music. Out May 26th […]