There are two things we truly love here at If It's Too Loud...: Free music and covers. We're a little late to the party on this one, but Red Line Roots out of Cambridge, MA released Locals Covering Locals Volume 2 back in April. The concept is pretty simple. They have local roots artists covering other local artists. For me, the stand outs are Haunt the House covering Ian Fitzgerald's "Melinda Down the Line," Sarah Borges covering "Ride With Me" (one of my absolute favorite songs by The Lemonheads/Evan Dando), and new favorite Julie Rhodes covering Jonah Tolchin's "Mockingbird." It's perfect as we all lounge around today post-Thanksgiving, even if some of us are stuck working our normal jobs.
To get your copy of Locals Covering Locals Volume 2, go to Red Line Roots' Bandcamp. They also have Locals Covering Locals Volume 1 and Locals Covering Locals (Live @ Passim) available for free.