Tag Archives: Warpaint

Monday Music News

Last month, we shared Moby’s version of “Rio,” and today, we’ve got Warpaint‘s stark, moody cover of Duran Duran’s “The Chauffeur.” These covers will be available on the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran, out July 15th on Manimal Vinyl. All sales go to benefit Amnesty International. [Pitchfork]

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint

KEXP asks musicians, “What’s the one song that’s capturing your ears these days?” Stella Mozgawa (drums): It would probably be “Open Eye Signal” by Jon Hopkins. It’s just incredible. I’m a huge fan of his, and I think with that song, he just nailed it. Warpaint‘s self-titled second release is out now on Rough TradeRead more...

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Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more...

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Live Review: Warpaint with James Supercave at Neumos 5/2/2014

When a crowd is truly, ruthlessly in love with the band they are about to see, you can tell from the moment they walk in the room. You don’t see it often, but when it happens, it’s a spectacle that you wouldn’t trade the world for. Friday night’s show with Warpaint at Neumos had oneRead more...

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Live Video: Warpaint

Ever since Warpaint first made their mark around 2008, the words “hypnotic”, “atmospheric” and “brooding” have been applied by critics and fans in the most appealing ways. Their recent self-titled, sophomore full-length finds the LA band no less ethereal yet stretching further out with their minimalist jams, like a daydreamer eyes-closed to the midday sun.Read more...

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Monday Music News

The legacy of Kurt Cobain was clearly on a lot of people’s minds this weekend on the 20th anniversary of his death. At Saturday night’s show at The Riviera in Chicago, St. Vincent paid her own tribute with a cover of Nirvana‘s “Lithium” -- watch below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Glasgow synthpop band Chvrches delivered a brilliant cover of Lorde’s newest hit “Team” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. Lauren Mayberry’s bright vocals turn the song into a more blithe and airy version than the original. Below, you can watch their entire radio session. Jump to 3:44 for their “Team” cover. [CoS]

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Wednesday Music News

New York duo Phantogram are releasing their sophomore album, Voices, on February 18th via Republic Records, but you can listen to it now via NPR. NPR notes, “Voices is the sound of a band at ease and assured in its moment, as it seizes every scrap of momentum it’s created for itself.” [NPR]

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Thursday Music News

Hometown heroes The Head and the Heart appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform the track “Another Story,” from their most recent release, Let’s Be Still. Watch below: [Under the Radar]

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Album Review: Warpaint - Warpaint

If their lyrics give any sense of how tough the ladies of Warpaint are, the Los Angeles quartet aren’t a band so much as they are a gang. Not in the organized crime sense, but in the “don’t mess with us” sense. Case in point: On “Elephants”, the second track on the band’s 2008 debutRead more...

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