Leyla McCalla – Money is King

Ahead of the new album The Capitalist Blues being released next week, Leyla McCalla has a video for the song “Money is King”. It and the album’s title track are moving folk songs with an unwavering sense of social justice.

Brass Against the Machine

Brass Against the Machine puts out stellar covers, primarily of Rage Against the Machine songs.

Janelle Monáe’s “Make Me Feel”

Janelle Monáe’s “Make Me Feel” channels Prince in the best way.

samuraiguitarist's cover of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up"

This morning I was introduced to SamauriGuitarist’s delightful spaghetti western reimaginings of songs including “Billie Jean” and “The Final Countdown“. It was the Rick Astley cover that won me over.