Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Bookmarks: Some stuff to read on the internet

Wired's Listening Post gathers some of the many covers of MIA's Paper Planes:

Late last year, I called it "the best use of a Clash sample I've ever heard." In 2008, Thom York played it on the BBC and many artists have found it necessary to bust out some impressive cover versions and remixes. I'm from Barcelona even used the same name for one of their songs, as if some of the song's powerful mojo might rub off on them as a result.