Archive for October 16th, 2011

Steely Dan Sunday, "Bad Sneakers" (1975)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** With Steely Dan completely freed up to go out and get the best musician for any part within any song, Becker and Fagen started mixing and matching more liberally on Katy Lied. At the same time, they made heavy use of two members of their 1973-4 road band

Ben Goldberg Quintet – The Door, The Hat, The Chair, The Fact (2006)

by Mark Saleski Too bad that the clarinet was the instrument guys were embarrassed to be stuck with in band.

Greg Wood III – Greg Wood III (2011)

Greg Wood takes plenty of opportunities to play his guitar with bloody-knuckled purpose on this self-titled album. But there’s more — much more — to this project, as Wood uncovers a series of complex, emotional thoughts.

Half Notes: James – Hey Ma (2008)

by Tom Johnson It took seven long years, but the moment I figured would arrive finally did: Tim Booth came to his senses and rejoined James. What is unfortunate is that in that time, it seemed that either the world forgot about James or James forgot about the world, because their 2008 album Hey Ma was initially only released inRead More

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