It is time for another installment of, “cover songs you need to hear before you die.” Last time we saw greats like Chester Bennington sing “Hunger Strike” with Chris Cornell, and Corey Taylor team with Aaron Lewis for an acoustic rendition of “Comfortably Numb.”
This time we have a new batch of noteworthys that will make you rethink what you already know about mainstream music.
Continue reading 5 More Cover Songs You Need To Hear Before You Die
There is a little something we came up with to make the lengthy Olympic event of Cross Country Skiing a little more exciting that involves Men Without Hats’ hit single, “Safety Dance.”
To participate, simply mute your television while the event is happening and play this 80’s classic as a soundtrack. The result reveals a pairing that is so obvious, it’s scary.
Below is a little taste of what we are referring to. Enjoy.
You’ve probably seen The Jackson Crying video, unless you live under a rock. No judgement here. In case you haven’t, here it is:
Continue reading We’re with you, Jackson. Where’s the Kleenex?
#FTN (for the nerds)
If you know me well enough, you know I grew up on video games. Not outside. Not with many friends. Not in front of a piano or other musical instruments. I grew up in a 2-D world where I helped 8-bit heroes side-scroll their way to victory. Yes I mean heroes; and “NO, YOU’RE LAME!”
Honestly though, my love and infatuation with video games only grew stronger when I connected to the music behind the side-scroller. Besides all of the musicals Mom and Dad took me to growing up to expose me to culture and get me outside, the video games I played were in a way, my gateway into music.
So walk with me down nostalgia-filled memory lane as we take a look at some epic recreations of classic soundtracks from yesterday performed a little differently from what we all remember. Continue reading For The Nerds: 4 Amazing Covers of Classic Video Game Soundtracks
We love NIN and Trent Reznor but there is a lot of truth behind this awesome parody of “Copy of a” off of his latest album Hesitation Marks. Freddy Scott, the mind behind “This is a Trent Reznor Song”, recreated Reznor’s popular single with hilarious accuracy.
Continue reading The Hilariously Honest Truth About Trent Reznor’s Songwriting