This week’s installment of The AV Club’s Undercover 2012 series finds mash-up stars The Hood Internet doing a number on The Pretenders’ 1982 single ‘Back on the Chain Gang,’ slowing it down and punching it up with samples of rappers Rick Ross and Gucci Mane.
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This week’s installment of The AV Club’s recently launched Undercover 2012 series finds pop-rockers Nada Surf giving New Order’s classic ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ a mellow makeover featuring banjo, a bit of trumpet and some light human beat-boxing, which you can check out here.
Checking back in with the The AV Club’s recently launched Undercover 2012 series, we find that roots rockers Lucero have taken taken it upon themselves to cover David Bowie’s 1983 hit “Modern Love.” It’s a pretty good match, considering Lucero’s horn section.
The AV Club recently launched Undercover 2012 — the third round in its ‘let’s have a band cram into a small, round room and cover a song off a list’ web series — and the latest clip finds Canadian dream-pop outfit Memoryhouse giving The Police’s 1981 hit ‘Everything Little Thing She Does Is Magic’ a makeover.
As we near the end of the The AV Club’s second Undercover series we find nerd-pop duo They Might Be Giants enlisting the website’s staff to help perform a delightfully unhinged version of one-hit-wonder Chumbawumba’s sing-along anthem ‘Tubthumping.’
The latest installment in the The AV Club’s great Undercover series — in which bands drop in on the site’s Chicago offices and pick a song off a predetermined list to cover live in a very small room — features power-pop kings Sloan doing a number on Gary Numan’s 1979 classic ‘Cars.’
Indie buzz band Surfer Blood covers the Pixies classic “Gigantic” in this week’s installment of The AV Club’s Undercover series, in which bands drop in on the site’s Chicago offices and pick a song off a predetermined list to cover live in a very small room.
The latest installment of the AV Club’s ‘Undercover’ series finds Rocky Votolato and the members of Matt Pond PA doing a stripped-down take on The Human League’s 1981 synthpop classic ‘Don’t You Want Me.’ Check out the video here.