Stereogum has a FREE downloadable compilation of covers of The Strokes phenomenal album ‘Is This It’ available here. You can check out covers by Peter Bjorn and John, Real Estate, Austra, Owen Pallet, and others. Considering it costs you nothing besides a bit of bandwidth, I’d say it’s well worth the effort.
Austra, Cloud Cult, Hey Rosetta!, Times New Viking, the Babies, Wise Blood, Man Man For Fans Of: Everything Indie. Lo-fi, pop, experimental–seriously, there’s something here for everyone. The Lineup: Wednesday May 25 Hey Rosetta! at Great Scott Austra at Brighton Music Hall (we’ve already blogged about the classically-trained indie-rock outfit here.) Thursday May 26 Times [...]
For fans of: Beach House, PJ Harvey, Au Revoir Simone, Braids, Adele, If you don’t hate pop music with girl singers, you should definitely check out Austra, led by classically-trained Katie Stelmanis. The upbeat synth-pop backing her big versatile vocals makes for a great sound. I’ve been hearing a fair amount of buzz about this [...]