Last night EMA played the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, and fans there got to witness something a little special. Erika Anderson was joined onstage by Nika Danilova, aka Zola Jesus, and they did an impromptu cover of the
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Tommy James and the Shondells classic “Crimson and Clover.” (Joan Jett famously covered it.) Sure, it’s a little ramshackle, but it sure looks like fun, and it’s an enjoyable watch. Both artists play Pitchfork Festival this weekend, so maybe we’ll see more collaboration there.
Watch the cover of “Crimson and Clover” below.
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
We talk with Israeli rockers Vaadat Charigim about some of their favorite records.
We talk with Yvonne Ambree and Jesse Barnes of Take Berlin about some of the records which influenced the recording of their debut EP, Lionize.
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