If Ryan Adams proved anything this week with his cover album of Taylor Swift’s 1989, it’s that a good song should be able to hold up in any genre. This is a practice Postmodern Jukebox knows well.
Born out of their YouTube roots, the band transforms pop songs into different genres, typically bringing modern pop songs back in time when bass strings were plucked on an upright and horn sections weren’t imitated on keyboards.
Most recently the rotating cast of musicians tackled Outlast’s “Hey Ya!,” turning the Grammy Award winning anthem into an almost unrecognizable soul song of the 1960s.
Rapper Lil Dickey wanted a big music video for his new song, but in keeping with the song’s title $ave Dat Money he wanted to do it on the cheap. Through a bit of leg work, networking and begging he pulled off one of the most epic music videos ever