Here’s a little version throwdown! Take two versions of the same song and let em fight it out. Which one do you like better? Does the newer version add anything to the original to make it more interesting or does it just pale in comparison?
First up we have two heavyweights going head to [...]
The documentary film The Rise & Fall of the Clash is available on DVD for all who missed it in it’s small theatrical run.
Taking over three years to complete, The Rise and Fall of the Clash, explores the evolution of the [...]
Visiting the Trojan Forum recently there was a post about a new book covering the glory years of 1968-1972 for Skinhead Reggae. This period has already been covered to great extent by Boss Sounds and nothing could really come close to the information contained in that book. But I decided to investigate [...]
2000 Tons of TNT have been making some sweet funky reggae music and packing serious heat when they play live in San Diego over the last couple of years. They just opened for Keith & Tex in Los Angeles over the weekend in fact and I’ve mentioned before about them being one [...]
Here’s another installment (in a so far very short list) of Version Galore columns! There are some songs which transcend the original style of the song and are covered by a large diverse group of bands and musicians. There is a long history in recorded music of covering other artist’s work, not just in a [...]
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