Articles by: Preston Frazier

Steely Dan Sunday, “Planet D’Rhonda” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Planet D’Rhonda” (2012)

While “Planet D ‘Rhonda” may not be as great as “Miss Marlene” and “Good Stuff,” it does end ‘Sunken Condos’ on a strong and convincing musical note.

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca – La Rumba SoYo (2014)

If you don’t feel the urge to move, you need to have your pulse checked.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Good Stuff” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Good Stuff” (2012)

This time Fagen brings lyrics which are a equal to his stellar arrangements.

Judith Owen – Ebb and Flow (2014)

Judith Owen – Ebb and Flow (2014)

Clearly, Judith Owen has read the book on making a perfect jazz/pop album.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Miss Marlene” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Miss Marlene” (2012)

In praise of a song about bowling – yes, about bowling – from Donald Fagen’s ‘Sunken Condos.’

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Himmelman – The Boat That Carries Us (2014)

Himmelman sticks with his well-executed folk/rock formula, but brings in a few key guests.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Out Of The Ghetto” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Out Of The Ghetto” (2012)

<<< BACKWARD (“The New Breed”) ||| ONWARD (“Miss Marlene”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “You’re a foxy lady. Your mama has a beautiful child. You’re built like a brick house and that’s no lie.” Wait a minute, did Donald Fagen sing that? Fagen is no stranger to funky songs as already demonstrated by “Slinky Thing” and Fagen hasRead More

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, “Hand of Doom” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, “Hand of Doom” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Brownout’s horn-driven take on “Hand Of Doom” heralds an offbeat collection of Black Sabbath remakes.

Steely Dan Sunday, “The New Breed” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “The New Breed” (2012)

On first listen, Donald Fagen’s “The New Breed” seems deceptively simple.

One Track Mind: Catherine Russell, “Aged and Mellow” from Bring It Back (2014)

Russell always rises to the occasion, whether with Steely Dan, the Dukes of September – or on this terrific new song.

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