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Peter Wolf Crier cover Wham’s “Last Christmas” for AV Club


Peter Wolf Crier cover “Last Christmas”

Thanksgiving is over, which means it’s time to put up the holiday decorations. Let Peter Wolf Crier help you get in the mood with their cover of Wham’s “Last Christmas.” There are no snowbunnies in this video, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any surprises. Stay tuned to the end for whispers & wall art. And like AV Club suggests, Garden of Arms would make a great gift, which you can buy here.

New GAYNGS Video for “Cry” Featuring Kevin Godley

On the new GAYNGS record, Relayted, the band covers Godley & Creme’s “Cry.” The video also draws its inspiration from the source – animating the faces of its contributors to morph into one other. Many references are made to the original groundbreaking video, including an appearance by Kevin Godley himself.

After the jump watch the original video for “Cry” and read a few extra details about the upcoming GAYNGS show – The Last Prom on Earth.

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Bon Iver and Peter Gabriel Swap Covers for Record Store Day Exclusive 7″

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It turns out that the great Peter Gabriel cover of Bon Iver’s “Flume” for his record Scratch My Back isn’t the whole story. Bon Iver was asked to contribute a cover as well, and the result is a split 7″ with a cover of Gabriel’s “Come Talk To Me” that will be available as an exclusive from Jagjaguwar at participating Record Store Day stores.  More info after the jump!

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Download Peter Gabriel’s beautiful take on Bon Iver’s “Flume”

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One day Justin Vernon answered his phone, and Peter Gabriel was on the other end.  There’s no recording of the conversation, but we bet it kind of went like this:

Peter Gabriel: Hi Justin Vernon, this is Peter Gabriel, and I’m doing a covers record.  I’d like to do a cover of your most excellent song “Flume” from your album For Emma, Forever Ago if you wouldn’t mind.

Justin Vernon: Um, hi Peter Gabriel. You’d like to do what with the what now?
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OKKERVIL RIVER releases free collection of cover songs, video for “A Girl In Port”, announce new live dates

Today, OKKERVIL RIVER released a 9-track collection of cover songs called “Golden Oppportunities”, which will be available for free download exclusively at okkervilriver.com. The album will feature songs from The Fugs, John Cale, and Randy Newman and will contain thematic ties to their critically acclaimed album “The Stage Names”.

The songs from Golden Opportunities were recorded at various radio stations, concerts and empty hotel stairwells while the band was on tour in Europe and America. Okkervil River has also confirmed new dates in Europe and Australia beginning February 2.

The band also released a video for “A Girl in Port,” which was shot by Mike Torres on their 2006 European tour. Describing the making of the video Sheff explains, “We had a day off in the area surrounding the walled city of San Elpidio a Mare, Italy. We took the van down to the beach; Scotty and Brian skipped rocks; Patrick and Travis played this weird little pseudo-poker shell and rock game; and I pulled out my guitar to play this song inspired by the whole seaside scene. It was one of my favorite afternoons in recent memory.” Video below.

How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices

Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves

Foxygen
San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore  w/ Dub Thompson

Sharon Van Etten
Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre  w/ Tiny Ruins

The Cave Singers
Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room  w/ The Devil Makes Three

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