Archive for June 24th, 2012

Steely Dan Sunday: A compilation of all the entries (so far) …

Steely Dan Sunday: A compilation of all the entries (so far) …

Hard to believe that more than fifteen months ago I embarked on a long-term project reviewing Steely Dan, track-by-track, in the same order within the albums, and chronological order amongst the albums.

Joe Jackson – The Duke (2012)

Ever since he asked that existential question “Is She Really Going Out with Him?” Joe Jackson has defied categorization, moving from the initial “new wave” label into other genres such as jazz and Latin music.

The Beatles – Yellow Submarine (1968; 2012 reissue)

If you were looking for the Beatles, or some terrific new music, or even something other than flatly featureless cartoon caricatures of the Fab Four, then 1968′s Yellow Submarine was a crashing disappointment.

Shawn Colvin – All Fall Down (2012)

Singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin’s eighth studio album is a deeply personal, deeply sustaining experience. All Fall Down was produced by her long-time pal Buddy Miller