By Michelle Geslani

Beach Slang announce US headlining tour

Photo by Lior Phillips Beach Slang played to crowds across North America earlier this year when they hit the road alongside Jimmy Eat World. The Philly punk rockers are set to revisit a number of those same cities on a new fall US tour they’ve just announced today. Set to commence October 22nd and run through […]

By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Ben Kaye

Cage the Elephant announce stripped-down LP, Unpeeled, share video for “Whole Wide World” cover — watch

Photo by ​Neil Krug Earlier this year, Cage the Elephant took their “Live & Unpeeled” tour to select cities across the US. The band brought along a string section and new arrangements of their songs, presenting fans with a rare stripped-down experience from the noted rockers. Those shows were also recording sessions, however, and now […]

By Eddie Fu

Jeff Rosenstock shares two new songs on Split with SKASUCKS EP: Stream

Photo by Carlo Cavaluzzi Former Bomb the Music Industry! frontman Jeff Rosenstock released his first solo album, the excellent WORRY., last year. Now, the punk rocker has returned with a new pay-what-you-want split 7-inch with South Korean band SKASUCKS, fittingly entitled Split with SKASUCKS. The release includes two new songs from Rosenstock, including a cover […]

By Ben Kaye

Against Me! cover The Mountain Goats, share RSD singles “Stabitha Christie” and “First High of the Morning” — watch

Featured photo by​ Ben Kaye ​​Against Me! were guests on the most recent episode of The Strombo Show. The punk favorites delivered a blistering living room show featuring hits from throughout their career and off their latest album, Shape Shift With Me. Near the end of the set, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace declared, “I’m gonna play one cover just […]

By Eddie Fu

Speedy Ortiz cover TV on the Radio’s “Young Liars” for Planned Parenthood benefit compilation — listen

Photo by Erik Voake With Planned Parenthood coming under increasing fire during the current administration, musicians far and wide have banded together to support the organization in any way possible. The latest effort is Cover Your Ass Vol. 1, the first installment in a series of charitable compilation cover albums From Lionfish Music. Out May 26th […]

By Michelle Geslani

Vitamin String Quartet premiere cover of The Weeknd’s “Starboy” — listen

On his smash hit “Starboy”, Abel Tesfaye weighs out pros and cons of his success as The Weeknd. Indeed, beneath Daft Punk’s slick, polished production, the swaggering and indelibly catchy track — like much of Tesfaye’s work — houses something much darker, a snapshot of a human battling demons both internal and external. The melancholy of the song’s core isn’t […]

By Michelle Geslani

Beach Slang cover The Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Sometimes Always” — listen

Photo by Charlie Lowe When Beach Slang came together some four years ago in Philadelphia, they looked to The Replacements and The Jesus and Mary Chain for inspiration. The punk outfit has since paid tribute to the former, covering the Mats’ “Bastards of Young”, “Can’t Hardly Wait”, and even the entirety of Pleased to Meet Me.  This […]

By Ben Kaye

Beach Slang return to cover Green Day’s “2000 Light Years Away” — listen

Photo by Philip Cosores Back in October, Beach Slang was forced to part ways with guitarist Ruben Gallego after sexual assault allegations were levied against him. The band has chosen to soldier on, and today have released their first new music since his departure. Instead of an original song, however, it’s a cover of the classic Green […]