Cyrene Creates Chilling Folky Version of a Popular MGMT Song

Cyrene is a mysterious folk artist who released a four track EP containing acoustic covers of classic hits by other artists. The artist re-imagines the MGMT song “Time To Pretend” with a very folky spin in both the vocal delivery and acoustic guitar riff. The track even features gorgeous vocal harmonies that add to the emotion of the lyrics that get very deep. The string … Continue reading Cyrene Creates Chilling Folky Version of a Popular MGMT Song

This New Version of “Drag Queens in Limousines” is a Quirky Folk Hit

Divan & the House of Quoi caught our attention just from the title of their new song “Drag Queens in Limousines.” This folky song, sounding a bit like Father John Misty or even Lou Reed, serves as an excellent teaser to the upcoming Divan & the House of Quoi LP  titled “The Gay Tapes” which is due to come out sometime next month. “Drag Queens … Continue reading This New Version of “Drag Queens in Limousines” is a Quirky Folk Hit

Kara Connolly Celebrates the Sweet 16 of The All-American Rejects Emo Hit “Swing, Swing” with a Pop Ballad Version

The legendary song came out 16 years ago and to celebrate the existence of one of the most incredible songs ever, Kara Connolly has released a new version. Continue reading Kara Connolly Celebrates the Sweet 16 of The All-American Rejects Emo Hit “Swing, Swing” with a Pop Ballad Version

RTP Picks: Top 6 Entries to Ryan Cassata’s Cover Song Contest

 Ryan Cassata asked his followers to cover his song “Daughter” for a contest he is running himself. Contestants had a month to submit their songs to a contest that had essentially no rules. Contestants were able to change up the lyrics to best suit them and even change the style and melody of the song. Lots of people got very creative and original! The prizes … Continue reading RTP Picks: Top 6 Entries to Ryan Cassata’s Cover Song Contest

Craig Cardiff Stuns Listeners w Dylan Cover, Full EP of Bob’s Songs Coming Thursday!

Canadian folk singer, Craig Cardiff is back with another new recording. This time he has done a more mellow version of “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” by great American singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan. Craig Cardiff has covered many songs throughout his career and always makes each song his own. He changes the songs slightly from the original and he totally owns each and every one … Continue reading Craig Cardiff Stuns Listeners w Dylan Cover, Full EP of Bob’s Songs Coming Thursday!

LOCALS Release Anthemic Apology Song “Think Before I Talk” (Cover of Astrid S)

Let’s bring it back to good vibes of the 1980’s! Swedish band LOCALS has got us hooked on their new retro style song “Think Before I Talk.” The song was originally done by Astrid S (in 2017). This killer cover by LOCALS came out a couple weeks ago and has already been streamed on Spotify 10,000 times. The lyrics of the song are an honest … Continue reading LOCALS Release Anthemic Apology Song “Think Before I Talk” (Cover of Astrid S)

Anna Kova does Jazzy Cover of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G

Are you into Biggie Smalls? Are you into soulful vocals? You are going to love Anna Kova’s hypnotizing live performance of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G.. Kova changes up the vibe of the song enough to make it the perfect sound for a performance at a fancy lounge. The French singer’s cover of the song is loaded with jazzy trumpets and vocal riffs. The rap is … Continue reading Anna Kova does Jazzy Cover of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G

The Details’ New Beach Boys Cover Is Summery and Haunting

The Details’ new cover of the Beach Boys classic, ‘Girls on the Beach’ captures the original’s essence without sacrificing its own point of view. This one-man band has, “written and composed 11 albums (with 21 originals and 3 covers each) to portray the history of intricately orchestrated pop music since the 50’s.” The song, which is devoid of vocals, plays on the existing intricate, deeply … Continue reading The Details’ New Beach Boys Cover Is Summery and Haunting

AfterSound Modernizes Roy Orbison’s 1964 Hit

If you are a fan of music you’ve heard “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison (released in 1964) and you probably could sing along to it as well. AfterSound, a duo from Chicago, has taken the classic song and made it their own way. This new version is definitely more modern, it switches dramatically from a chill electro-pop vibe to jazzy piano part, then it … Continue reading AfterSound Modernizes Roy Orbison’s 1964 Hit

Little Junior’s ‘I Really Like You’ Is the Best Carly Rae Jepsen Cover

Little Junior’s new cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘I Really Like You’ is a strong rendition that does the original justice. The driving power pop guitars, simple drums and crisp vocals are well-suited to Jepsen’s brand of pop music. She is known for her straight-forward, humble lyrics and bouncy, indie-influenced backing tracks. The band’s shot-for-shot take on the original’s music video is a nice touch. … Continue reading Little Junior’s ‘I Really Like You’ Is the Best Carly Rae Jepsen Cover