Video: Frank Ocean – “Fake Plastic Trees” (Radiohead Cover)

 

Spotify’s What’s Next conference held recently yielded a pleasant little Radiohead cover of “Fake Plastic Trees” by our boy Frank Ocean. Above, watch the super DIY fan video to get a little taste. Can’t wait for more from this, dude. Always a treat.

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Video: Siaira Shawn – “Twice” (Little Dragon Cover)

 

Fresh off her Sade cover for “Cherish The Day,” our girl Siaira Shawn has a new favorite she’s decided to cover. The chilling Little Dragon song “Twice” gets the Siaira Shawn a cappella treatment with an equally haunting video that draws everything still. Hope we’ll get to hear more beyond these snippets, too!

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New Track: Bilal – “Too High” (Stevie Wonder Cover)

 

Um, yeah. Bilal covering Stevie Wonder? Lots more where this came from, please! This particular tune shares a smoothed out, jazzed up take on “Too High” and immediately moves listeners to a nostalgic happy place. The instrumentation is compliments of Yesterday’s New Quintet (Madlib), too!

The track is featured on Bilal’s upcoming mixtape, The Retrospection, presented by Vikter Duplaix. Absolutely cannot wait!

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New Track: Mara Hruby – “Simply Beautiful” (Al Green Cover)

 

In her first release since her From Her Eyes collection of covers two years ago, Mara Hruby celebrates the anniversary with yet another cover from a popular male artist. Stripping it down to an acoustic performance, Mara lets her sultry voice shine for her rendition of “Simply Beautiful” by Al Green. Shivers for days. Stream and download below!

And yes, an album of original material is coming – sit tight.

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Video: Siaira Shawn – “Cherish The Day” (Sade Cover)

 

Inspired by the earth-shattering rendition by Lalah Hathaway for Robert Glasper’s most recent project, our girl Siaira Shawn put her own spin on Sade’s “Cherish The Day.” Siaira boldly sings a cappella and lets her sweet voice shine in this heartfelt, intimate performance.

And yes, you can definitely expect new music from Siaira this year along with more little treats like this one – can’t wait!

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