Archive for the 'Paul Simon' Category

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun \ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Welcome to the fourth installment of the Lagniappe Sessions in which we invite some of our favorite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to some of their favorite artists. This week […]

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

I nicked this Grizzly Bear cover of Paul Simon’s “Graceland” several weeks ago from the gents over at IGIF. Here, in place of Simon’s mid-80s Soweto fetish, we have Daniel Rossen’s multi-tracked rendering that falls more in line with haunted Dixieland gothic than Manhattan world beat. Listening to this reminds me that while Grizzly Bear […]

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Having garnered a good bit of praise for their 2007 LP War Elephant (which was then re-released in ’08), Deer Tick kick off the new year issuing a free MP3; a cover of Paul Simon’s “Still Crazy After All These Years” off his 1975, Phil Ramone produced, album of the same name. True to form, […]