Who knew that a band as hard as the Smashing Pumpkins had it in them to do justice to a soft song like Landslide by Fleetwood Mac? The band pulls it off well, in a rendition just as stirring as the original, making it this week's Cover of the Week:
Some people criticize Mumford & Sons for having all their songs sound similar. But boy, do they know how to make a cover their own. Alt-J's got a pretty unique sound on their debut album An Awesome Wave, but Mumford knows how to make "Tessellate" their own, and that's why it's this week's Cover of the Week.
A lot of people were disappointed that MGMT didn't get around to playing their famous hit "Kids" when they came to Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel last Wednesday. To make it up to you, here's an unplugged cover performed by The Kooks for this week's Cover of the Week:
The Kooks last played Lupo's themselves in March, 2012
Jack White sounds his best when he's able to sing about heartache and really cut loose on his guitar. U2's "Love Is Blindness" gives him just such an opportunity, and that's why it's WBRU's cover of the week
BANKRUPT! is a synthed-up, technicolor hurricane and a romping good time, but you won't catch yourself singing along.
Phoenix has hit that delicate milestone in the musical career: Bankrupt! is their first post-success, post-international fame album, and it's a place where many other bands have fumbled. MGMT swung for t
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