Memory House – Foreground (Fan Vid)

Memoryhouse – Foreground (Fan video) from Gunnar Andersson on Vimeo.

You’ve got to hand it to these people who create music videos for their favorite songs for no other reason than others enjoyment –and maybe to get a job I suppose. This guy Gunnar has put together some excellent clips for a couple of songs I am really into.

Coolrunnings – “I Am You” (fan video) from Gunnar Andersson on Vimeo.

      Memory House - Foreground
(Grizzly Bear Cover)
      Coolrunnings - I am You

Covers That Don’t Suck

In the past month there have been some really great covers emerge. Phoenix doing Bob Dylan is as good as anything on Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, Jay Reatard’s death brought an old cover out back to prominence, Major Lazer have added a whole new depth to a Beyonce track and lo fi indie rockers Little Girls have a stunning take on a new Beach House track.

Enjoy these and please feel free to link to your favorite covers in the comments.

      Major Lazer - HALO (Beyonce Cover)

      Solange Knowles - Stillness is the Move (Dirty Projectors Cover)

      Hot Chip & Peter Gabriel - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa (Vampire Weekend Cover)

      Little Girls - 10 Mile Stereo (Beach House Cover)

      Ellie Goulding - Black and Gold (Sam Sparro Cover)

      Peter Gabriel - Flume (Bon Iver Cover)

      The Big Pink - Sweet Dreams (Beyonce Cover)

      Phoenix - Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands (Bob Dylan Cover)

      Atlas Sound - Walk a Thin Line (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

      Catherine A.D. - Paris (Friendly Fires Cover)

      Arcade Fire - Maps (Yeah Yeah Yeahs Cover)

      Vivian Girls - He's Gone (Chantels Cover)

      Jay Reatard - Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle (Nirvana Cover)

      Little Girls - Heinz (Artery Cover)

      Lumina - I'll Be With You (Black Lips Cover)

      His Clancyness - So Bored (Wavves Cover)

      The Soft Pack - Fences (Phoenix Cover)