January 30, 2022

Modcast #504: The Year Of The Cover

Maybe it's the pandemic, being in lockdown, self quarantining, or just the stress of it all, who knows; but, whatever it is the past couple of years have seen a slew of cool cover songs. So, here I am delivering to your hungry ears some of the best covers of 2021.

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Paul Stanley's Soul Station -- Baby I Need Your Loving (The Four Tops)
Cheap Cassettes -- Your I's Are Too Close Together (The Elevators)
Pavid Vermin -- Shout Your Lungs Out (Doug & The Beets)
Brad Marino -- Indian Giver (1910 Fruitgum Company)
Jim Basnight -- Rebel Kind (The Modernettes)
Velvet Starlings -- Stepping Stone (The Monkees)
Checkered Hearts -- My Best Friend's Girl (The Cars)
K-OS -- Just What I Needed (The Cars)

The Corner Laughers -- Shadow Dancing (Andy Gibb)
Kid Gulliver -- I Started A Joke (The Bee Gees)
Bart Mendoza -- Different Drum (Linda Rondstadt and The Stone Poneys)
The Armoires -- Sense Working Overtime (XTC)
Irene Peña -- Tonight We Fly (20/20)
Sharp Class -- Gimme Some Lovin' (Spencer Davis Group)
Go Mod Go -- Send Me A Postcard (Shocking Blue)

A few of the covers modcasts from the vaults:
Modcast #166: Mr. Suave's Got You Covered
Modcast #167 Classic Songs Ska'd For Life
Modcast #168: Under Cover of Lounge
Modcast #280: Get Under The Covers With Me Baby
Modcast #396: They Got You Covered
Modcast #464: Who Did It Better?

Bonus Third Set

Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, Small Faces - Here Comes The Nice

Rapture - Emily Capell

Purple Hearts - Can't Help Thinking About Me

Nostalgia 77 Feat Alice Russell - Seven Nation Army

Supergrass - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)

No Doubt - It's My Life

The Hot Rats - (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)

Green Day - My Generation

Mad Parade - Mothers Little Helper

Jaymz Bee and the Royal Jelly Orchestra - You Oughta Know

Dynamite Hack - Boyz In The Hood

Bloodhound Gang - Fire Water Burn

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January 16, 2022

Modcast #503: Mr. Suave's Faves Of 2021

It's that time again, time for the annual look back at last year's best. Every year I stumble across some great tunes that stub my ear. So, here are the tracks that caught my ear in 2021. Sit back, relax and let the music take you away.

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The Chelsea Curve -- All In Time
Catbite -- Excuse Me Miss
Pale Lips -- Candy Song
The Forty Nineteens -- You've Got Stardust In Your Eyes
The Rugs -- My Love Is Bad
Brent Seavers -- Me And My Melancholy face
The Peppermint Kicks -- The Morning Girls
Cold Expectations -- In The Padlocked Night
Star Collector -- Cayenne & Caramel
The Brothers Steve -- Get On Up
Portable Radio -- Should've Bounced
Go Mod Go -- Look At Me!
Emma Noble -- Table Dancers
The Solid Bond -- Son Of A Tailor
The James Clark Institute -- Better Than I Remember
Angel Du$t -- All The Way Dumb

Star Collector - The Silent Type