Japanese Breakfast: Nobody Sees Me Like You Do (Yoko Ono Cover)

Death Cab for Cutie’s Benjamin Gibbard serves as executive producer on the forthcoming tribute album Ocean Child which celebrates the songs of iconic artist and activist Yoko Ono through 14 inspired cover versions. Among the extensive talent—which ranges from David Byrne and Yo La Tengo to Sharon Van Etten, Jay Som, Stephin Merritt and Amber Coffman—Japanese Breakfast contributes an endearing iteration of the classic “Nobody …

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Saying farewell to two icons, plus new tunes in this week's musical wrap up

Ronnie Spector: You’d Be Good For Me Ronnie Spector, best known as the lead singer of quintessential ’60s girl group the Ronettes, has died at 78 years old. Born Veronica Bennett in Spanish Harlem, she formed the trio with older sister, Estelle Bennett, and their cousin, Nedra Talley, in 1957. They soon became a popular live act in NYC, but their biggest hit—”Be My Baby” …

Rosie Thomas: All Is Full Of Love (Björk Cover)

Featuring guest vocal contributions from Sufjan Stevens, The Shins, Iron & Wine, Alexi Murdoch, The Head and The Heart’s Charity Theilen, The Lone Bellow’s Kanene Pipkin, William Fitzsimmons, Dawn Landes, Jeff Shoop and many more, singer-songwriter and comedian Rosie Thomas’ cover of the iconic Björk track “All Is Full Of Love” rises from a quiet rendition to an interwoven, empowered mélange. It’s the second single in …