New: Tennis – “Tears in the Typing Pool” (Broadcast cover)

TENNIS
Listen to our FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Tennis are gearing up to release their full-length record, Young and Old, in February, and in the meantime they’re dropping teaser tracks left and right. Their latest offering (following album tracks “Origins” and “Deep in the Woods”) is a cover of the English electro / dream-pop band Broadcast’s “Tears in the Typing Pool.”

You haven’t heard a song this piano-driven from Tennis before – Patrick Riley’s guitar is buried deeper beneath Alaina Moore’s keys and vocals than usual – but we do wish the band had taken the opportunity of covering such a stripped-down track to lighten up a little on the reverb. After all, it’s the intoxicating, confessional closeness of Trish Keenan’s (rest in peace) stunning voice and lyrics that make the original so memorable. Give it a listen.

What did you think?
 16  8  2  4
Kanye Rihanna
Videos

Unfortunately, they didn’t do “FourFiveSeconds.”

hozier
Music

Two songs that have been inescapable for the past few months are Ariana Grande’s “Problem”…

the-dream
News

Our first taste of Crown, featuring help from T.I.

big sean
Music

From Big Sean’s forthcoming Dark Sky Paradise.

fka twigs
Music

Live in Melbourne.

Passion Pit
News

Passion Pit have just announced that their album will be called Kindred and that it…

will-butler_annavid
Music

Our latest taste from his upcoming LP Policy.

Pond-Man-It-Feels-Like-Space-Again
Reviews

With Man It Feels Like Space Again, Pond seem to have made it a priority to remind listeners that they are the reigning goofballs of psychedelic rock.

lower dens
Music

Our first taste from their upcoming Escape from Evil.