Archive for September 23rd, 2012

Steely Dan Sunday, Special sneak peek: "I’m Not The Same Without You" (2012)

*** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** There’s been a major development in Steely Dan Land since our last SDS, as RollingStone.com posted a stream of a track from Donald Fagen’s upcoming Sunken Condos release.

Chris Knight – Little Victories (2012)

Chris Knight actually does what most of the Nashville songwriters think they’re doing. He connects with country’s perceived blue-collar audience. But real connection doesn’t come through lyrics about pickup trucks and dirt roads. It comes through truth

Sam Newsome – The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1 (2012)

Uneasy rests the saxophonist being juxtaposed against John Coltrane, in general — and with regard to his monumental 1965 release A Love Supreme, in particular. Sam Newsome, however, sidesteps such direct comparisons on the forthcoming Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1

Hannah and Maggie – Muscle and Bone (2012)

New York acoustic folk-pop duo Maggie Kraus and Hannah Hickok are the perfect melding of Simon and Garfunkel and the Indigo Girls, offering quietly resonant songs conveyed through a shimmering vocal interplay.