Alkaline Trio “I held her in my arms” from Damnesia (Epitaph (USA) 2011) N —AK3 covering The Violent Femmes? Yep. It's like that.Buy it!
Fountains of Wayne “Hate To See You Like This” from Sky Full of Holes (Sky Full of Holes 2011) N Buy it!
Liturgy “High Gold” from Aesthethica (Thrill Jockey www.thrilljockey.com 2011) N —a little dissonant shouting to wake you up.Buy it!
Wiley “100% Publishing” (Big Dada 2011) N Buy it!
We Landed on the Moon! “BLACKOUT” from This Will Be One for the Books (self www.georgeportz.com 2010)Buy it!
The Rosenbergs “Crockett & Tubbs” from Department Store Girl (Force MP Entertainment L.L.C. 2004)Buy it!
A “Pacific Ocean Blue” from Hi-Fi Serious (London Records 2001)Buy it!
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “GIVE IT BACK” from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010)Buy it!
The Go! Team “Apollo Throwdown” from Rolling Blackouts (Memphis Industries 2010)Buy it!
Arctic Monkeys “You Know I'm No Good” from BBC Sessions (BBC 2008) —recorded live, this is the best cover of Amy Winehouse's material out there.Buy it!
Mark Ronson “Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)” from Version (Columbia 2007) —and this is one of the best covers Ms Winehouse ever did.Buy it!
Raw Milk “Thirty Bucks in Nickels” from Tired Giant (Hilted Recordings 2010)Buy it!
Silversun Pickups “Kissing Families” from Pikul (Dangerbird 2005)Buy it!
Smoking Popes “Pure Imagination” from Destination Failure (Capitol Catalog 1997) R —thanks to Crystal for this request! Appearing this Wednesday at The Firebird!Buy it!
Smoking Popes “I Was Right” from Destination Failure (Capitol Catalog 1997) R —the song following their Willy Wonka cover, which segues perfectly on the record.Buy it!
Veruca Salt “I'm Taking Europe With Me” from Blow It Out Your Ass, It's Veruca Salt (DGC/Minty Fresh 1996)Buy it!
Braid “Please Drive Faster” from Movie Music, Vol. 1 (Polyvinyl Records 2000)Buy it!
BUSH “Synapse” from Razorblade Suitcase (Trauma 1996) —appearing as part of Pointfest 29 - 9/10 at Riverport/UMB/Verizon/whatever it's calledBuy it!
The Dandy Warhols “Cool As Kim Deal” from ...The Dandy Warhols Come Down (CAPITOL 1997)Buy it!
Nina Gordon “Number One Camera” from Tonight and the Rest of My Life (Bonus Track) (Warner Bros. 2000) —Yes, Nina was the ex-co-lead singer of Veruca Salt. And yes, that violates a "no side projects" rule of mixtape making. But who cares?Buy it!
Saves The Day “Holly Hox, Forget Me Nots” from Through Being Cool (Equal Vision Records 1999) R Buy it!
The Cure “FOXY LADY” from Three Imaginary Boys (Fiction 1979) —The Cure? Covering Jimi Hendrix? yes, it happened. we have proof.Buy it!
Headmiser “The Corner Seat” from Yellow No.5 - EP (Frontier Records 1994)Buy it!
Biz Markie “Make The Music With Your Mouth, Biz” from Goin' Off (Cold Chillin' 1988)Buy it!
Adam & The Ants “Cartrouble (Single Version)” from Dirk Wears White Sox (Do It Records 1979)Buy it!
Sugar Army “Tongues In Cheeks” from The Parallels Amongst Ourselves (Shock Records 2009)Buy it!
Tigercity “Other Girls” from Pretend Not To Love (Buzzin' Fly 2008)Buy it!
Desaparecidos “Man and Wife, the Former (Financial Planning)” from Read Music / Speak Spanish (Saddle Creek 2002)Buy it!
Butterfly Boucher “Another White Dash” from Flutterby (A&M (UC) 2004)Buy it!
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