Indie Cover Songs

JMR might have turned in the most secular Silent Night of them all, while still encapsulating the holy loveliness of the original. The requisite vocal harmonies stick to the source material, which is given a futuristic (...)
The We Are The Guard indie holiday song playlist wouldn't be quite complete without some of the sweet mixes of Micky Blue's interpretation of The Christmas Song. Blue's vocals receive the auto-tuned treatment with a (...)
It's that time of the year once again where we blast Christmas carols every day and all day, but not just any Christmas songs. This year we’ve gone all out with our very own Christmas compilation. Jamie Lidell puts his own personal spin on Do You Hear What I Hear.
It’s not every day that I’m surprised by a sound as original and instantaneously iconic as this one. Kelly Lee Owens perfectly mixes dream pop vocals with a funky techno rhythm and weirdo bass lines to produce something truly worth talking about.
All I want for Christmas is a Garage-Dance alt-pop cover of Nat King Cole’s veritable Christmas classic. DENM wows with a modern reinvention of a song that I thought I’d never be able to hear again without (...)
Though not a stranger to singing, Cara Salimando rarely headlines a track, but that is about to change with a song that, ironically, isn't penned by herself. Nothing's Gonna Hurt You Baby is Salimando's foray into the realm of singing by taking upon the Cigarettes After Sex classic.
Drake & Rihanna’s Too Good was so inescapable in 2016 that I found it difficult to believe that I could barely remember who the original was by. I was so deeply engrossed in this cover from Jo&Me that my mind completely forgot about Rihanna and Drake.
Freya Ridings is a name you need to know. The London dweller is just 22 years old and has only two songs out in the world. Yet she has already proven that she has that touch—a touch that is nimble and devastating.
London singer-songwriter Freya Ridings just released her interpretation of Yeah Yeah Yeahs’s most famous hit, Maps. This cover invokes a different feeling from the original. How so, you might ask? Please read on.
Both Butter and Lola Blanc echo the current dichotomy of Southern California music - on one hand, it’s poppy and accessible; on the other, it’s dark and edgy and weird as hell. This intent is hardwired in Butter’s DNA, coming out of the gate with a wooly, wired version of Ariel Pink’s For Kate I Wait, available July 5th.