Archive for November 11th, 2012

Steely Dan Sunday, Confessions of a Side Man: Recording on Donald Fagen’s Sunken Condos, Part 1

Steely Dan Sunday, Confessions of a Side Man: Recording on Donald Fagen’s Sunken Condos, Part 1

*** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Editor’s note: Over the next three Sundays, this column will take a break from the Steely Dan-related song-a-week format and cede the floor to Will Galison.

The Seeds – The Seeds (1966; 2012 reissue)

Fronted by the eccentric charms of Sky Saxon, the Seeds were one of the most popular bands cruising Southern California’s fertile music scene of the late ’60s.

One Track Mind: Northern Kings, “We Don’t Need Another Hero” (2007)

There’s only so much cheesy awesomeness that you can pack into a single video and song, and Northern Kings get every bit of it crammed into this cover of Tina Turner’s theme for the third Mad Max movie.

Carol Robbins – Moraga (2012)

There is little doubt that the harp-playing found on Carol Robbins’ Moraga is amazing. At first blush, it may seem that the harp isn’t associated with jazz that often.