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Song Premiere: The Phantom Ships - 'Black Hole'


A new covers compilation, Cover Me - Volume 1, is due out this month, featuring contributions from an impressive lineup of Portland-based musicians including Ivan Howard (The Rosebuds), Natron Andrews (Nate from Black Book Guitars), The Jackalope Saints, and Miracle Falls (Paul Dillon of Mercury Rev, Sparklehorse).

You can listen to The Phantom Ships (featuring Matt Brown of Bunk Bar and Steve Turner of Mudhoney) cover “Black Hole” by seminal LA punk band The Urinals exclusively at opbmusic above.

Recorded and produced at the Get Loud House in Portland, Oregon by Battleme frontman (and sometime opbmusic contributor) Matt Drenik, Cover Me - Volume 1 is a sprawling project that references an eclectic mix of source material from Townes Van Zandt to Tina Turner. The full compilation will be released on July 15th.

Track Listing:
1. Something in the Air - Miracle Falls (Thunderclap Newman) 
2. Black Hole - Phantom Ships (The Urinals) 
3. Open Up Your Door - Natron Andrews (Richard and the Young Lions) 
4. Mother’s Little Helper - Henry Brown (Rolling Stones) 
5. Some Song - Matt Vondy (Elliott Smith) 
6. Foreign Affair - Ivan Howard (Tina Turner) 
7. White Freight Liner Blues - The Jackalope Saints (Townes Van Zandt) 
8. Good Times Roll - Guy Keltner (The Cars) 
9. Last Dance - The Needs (Neil Young)

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