Alex Melton has been consistently kicking ass with his YouTube channel of covers songs — mostly either doing popular songs (like Journey) in the style of Blink-182, or doing pop-punk and hip-hop songs as country tunes. He's got a wheelhouse, and god damn, he nails it every time. I don't know if his newly released Rick Astley cover was intended as some sort of meta-April Fool's Joke, but he plays it straight and earnest, and that's part of what makes it so good.
I unironically like the Brady Bunch's version of "American Pie." It's from Meet the Brady Bunch (1972), the pop group's second studio release. Other songs on the album include: We'll Always Be Friends Day After Day Baby I'm-A Want You Believe In You Time To Change Me And You And A Dog Named Boo I… READ THE REST
I've spoken about what I look for in a cover before. To me, covers are more than an artist doing a classic track; it's about an artist bringing a unique take on the song. I loathe when artists take the safe road and just mimic a famous song. Give me an artist that takes risks. Part of… READ THE REST
The best ever ska-punk band out of Denton, the Holophonics, has spent the last few years cranking out some skanky cover albums, in addition to their own original fare. In 2017, they did a whole album of video game theme songs; four years later, the band covered the entire Banjo Kazooie soundtrack. Now, they've finally… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST