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Category Archives: Covers

Ghost Beach – Vultures (John Mayer Cover)

I’m a little late to the Ghost Beach train, but after their little fan-tease yesterday I’ve hopped on and don’t want to get off. The duo announced that they had a little treat for us and this track is it. What a treat it is! I have a secret (well not so secret anymore) soft […]

Rio En Medio – Let’s Groove (Earth, Wind & Fire Cover)

The first time I heard this track was during a Nicolas Jaar set at the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival a couple of weeks ago. It kind of stopped me in my tracks at the time, forcing me to take a breath and examine my surroundings. Unfortunately at the time, I could not find the name of this […]

Kevin Nash & Moses Sumney – Lost & Found (Lianne La Havas Cover)

Come upstairs and I’ll show you where all my Where my demons hide from you Just look at who I have become I am so ashamed you were the one that made me feel the way I do I heard a quote at one of my yoga classes a couple of weeks ago that went […]

Strand of Oaks – This Must Be The Place (Cover)

It’s currently Saturday, but aside from unpaid athletes on the TV Screen, it’s felt like a Sunday. And this tune has Sunday written all over it. Laid back, chilled vibes and a very unexpected take on one of the most inspiring, transcendent songs known to mankind. “This Must Be The Place” is one of “those […]

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – For What It’s Worth

Certain songs are impossible to hate. Certain songs are impossible to NOT love. They are timeless classics that you could play for anybody, any age, and any color, and receive the same reaction: joy. These songs belong on an imaginary list where perfection is the norm. Buffalo Springfield‘s “For What It’s Worth” is one of these […]

Chromatics – Into The Black (Voxels Remix)

It’s very hard to top a classic such as Neil Young‘s rock anthem Into The Black but what Chromatics did to it and then Voxels on the cover… This is just nothing short of amazing. Here’s the thing. I believe the original is very good, but it is only when you take it down a notch […]

EMPT Presents Indaba Music Weekly: Ace Reporter – We’re Not Going Home Tonight

Ace Reporter, the moniker of New York-based Chris Snyder, has mastered the art of creating endearing earworms while staying rooted in a brand of rock that’s fresh, smart, and powerful. An active voice in the downtown New York scene these days, he’s also well-known as the artist behind the threesixfive project, an ambitious endeavor that involved […]

EMPT Presents Indaba Music Weekly: Ghost Loops – Sun Strobes

In today’s vast electronic scene, overpopulated with self-proclaimed DJs who do little more than recycle tired ideas, Ghost Loops (a.k.a. Ben Fowler) stands out as a prodigious and versatile artist. This young talent, a resident of Scarborough, England, has the chops and creative vision to dominate the world of electronic music and we look forward […]

Chromeo – When The Night Falls (Mayer Hawthorne Cover)

  One of the standout tracks —if that’s even possible when most if not all of the songs in the album are amazing— in Chromeo’s Business Casual is When The Night Falls. And if this track’s original version wasn’t good enough Mayer Hawthorne gives us his amazing version as a gift and part of the […]

EMPT Presents Indaba Music Weekly: Emily Greene – Starting Fresh

Armed with an arsenal of brilliant songs and a voice that could melt even the coldest heart, New York-based Emily Greene is your new favorite star-on-the-rise. When she’s not on tour playing keys for Passion Pit – you may have heard of them – she’s busy dominating the NY music scene and releasing gorgeous, independently-produced records that […]