Archive for April 17th, 2011

Steely Dan Sunday: “Midnite Cruiser” from Can’t Buy a Thrill (1972)

Steely Dan Sunday: “Midnite Cruiser” from Can’t Buy a Thrill (1972)

Steely Dan’s “Midnite Cruiser” remains the song Jim Hodder is most remembered by. And it’s a fine way to be remembered.

Third International, featuring King Crimson's Ian McDonald – Beautiful Accident (2011)

This is a different kind of blues record, one with a joltingly modern menace. The Third International’s Beautiful Accident brilliantly updates a time-weathered genre by focusing on texture as much as lyrical content.

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