Category Archives: Music

Best Covers of All-Time: Round of 64, Day 9

A couple serious contenders in the mix today.  You can listen to them at the bottom of this playlist and vote by commenting below by Wednesday at 11:59pm. #1 All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix) vs. #16 It’s All Over Now … Continue reading

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Best Covers of All-Time: Round of 64, Day 4

Welcome to Ladies Night.  This tournament has more gender diversity than past ones, but it’s still not close to parity.  That said, I’d venture that nearly half of the favorites to actually win the tournament are female vocalists, and a few … Continue reading

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Best Cover of All-Time, Day 5: The End of the Play-in Round

Thank you to all participants for your nominations and votes, especially during this pre-lim round.  It ends today on a mellow note; you might call it the “Saturday Hangover Edition.”  As always, listen to the tunes here and vote by commenting before … Continue reading

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Best Cover of All-Time: Day 1, 2 and 3 Results

Let the eliminations begin!  Most of these matches were pretty close, but a few standouts bear mentioning. You can also look at the full, updated results at the bracket manager. I Heard It Through the Grapevine (CCR) averaged nearly 8 … Continue reading

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We Have a Winner: Best Cover of All-time Tournament!

  Ok, so we don’t have a winning song, but the front-runner has to be the letter “J” (incidentally, my favorite).  Look at the roster of prospective covers below, and revel in how many incredible artists are representing that letter. If you … Continue reading

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Buzzcocks and Titus Andronicus at Webster Hall, 9/3/14

The Buzzcocks began when their founders put up a flyer on a college board seeking fellow musicians who dug “Sister Ray” by Velvet Underground.  Nearly forty years later, they stormed through New York on their latest reunion iteration. I’m a … Continue reading

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Playlist of the Week: March 10, 2014

Took an extra push again today to get our numbers up, but at the end of the day we continued our streak of most songs in a week! Thank you to new nominators Hoyer-Gosselink, Bishop, Gipson, Heyming, and Hagan (all … Continue reading

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Playlist of the Week: March 3rd, 2014

A little later than I’d expected, but continued on our momentum with 17 songs on this playlist- just the right length for a mix CD. Check ’em out! This one feels a little mellower than last week’s, but that’s ok. … Continue reading

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Playlist of the Week: February 24, 2014

The War On Drugs – Red Eyes – Quinnelly Django Django – Default – Matthew B. Tokyo Police Club – Bambi- G-mo St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Sugar Dyed – emglasser Kodaline – Love Like This – ktracz … Continue reading

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Playlist of the Week: February 17, 2014

Happy President’s Day! We hope this Monday morning finds you well, healthy, and happy, wherever you might be this wet, gray morning writing from my home in the Wallingford/Green Lake area of Seattle. Gross weekend. Gross Monday. Meh. To help … Continue reading

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