I love cover songs. Whether a faithful rendition or a new, stylistic spin on a song, your favorite band or musician is telling you a lot when they decide to cover another artist: it’s a window into their own world of inspirations and influences.
Recent 2014 Polaris Music Prize long-listers and Toronto punk rockers PUP called into the show to discuss their current tour with The Menzingers. Stefan (vox/guitar) was great – giving us the scoop on the energy and vitality of the Toronto scene.
They play Slim’s on Friday, June 20th with The Menzingers. Check ’em out!
Also, check out their sweaty, gory video for ‘Reservoir’