Eliza Doolittle “Xmas In Bed”/ “Last Christmas (Wham! Cover)”

With a string of amazing live performance YouTube R&B covers taking on names like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and Beyonce and a one-off drop/ collaboration with producer Kwes that deserved the same kind of insta-Internet adulation that landed on refreshingly different female soul-pop-merging entries like Solange’s “Losing You” and Sky Ferreira’s “Everything Is Embarrassing”, English […]

She & Him “The Christmas Waltz”

Bah. It’s that (waaaaaay too early) time of year again when new holiday records start popping up around the scene waaaaay before anyone’s ready, because there’s nothing better when one is busy stressing out at what “clever” costume to wear to that damn Halloween party your friend is throwing where costumes are required for entry […]

The Killers featuring Wild Light & Mariachi El Bronx “Happy Birthday Guadalupe”

On this, The Killers’ fourth consecutive Christmas charity single installment, the Vegas boys team up with former touring mates New Hampshire indie-rockers Wild Light and the previously MM-praised The Bronx alter-ego Mariachi El Bronx to spin a beautifully Latin-flavored yarn about a big brown-eyed, “lovely seƱorita” named “Guadalupe”. Second in appeal for us behind their […]

Mark Ronson & Daniel Merriweather “Wonderful Christmas Time (Paul McCartney Cover)”

Of all the Xmas tunes that typically bombard come holiday season, there’s only a handful that truly put Maestro in a Yuletide mood and sometimes, even warrant a secret spin during non-Christmas-y points of the year (I know…LOSSEERR!!). Those include Wham’s “Last Christmas”, Mariah’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, “Christmas Time Is Here” […]