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Andreas Varady, “Do It Again” from Andreas Varady (2014): One Track Mind

Andreas Varady, “Do It Again” from Andreas Varady (2014): One Track Mind

Andreas Varady’s Steely Dan remake begins with an approach out of the Wes Montgomery playbook. Then something interesting happens.

Julian Leal – A New Beginning (2014)

Julian Leal – A New Beginning (2014)

Catchy songwriting, combined with imaginative breaks supply Julian Leal’s synth-poppy ‘A New Beginning’ with vitality and direction.

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers

We find a wide diversity of artists applying a wide diversity of styles.

Something Else! exclusive stream: Caleb Hawley, “Give It Away” from Side 2 EP (2014)

Something Else! exclusive stream: Caleb Hawley, “Give It Away” from Side 2 EP (2014)

Why “Shake It Off” when you can “Give It Away”? Hawley answers that question.

Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

A lot of Dirty Loops’ covers have been released via YouTube, and the latest one to hit the video circuit is their more organic, more virtuosic rendition of Avicii’s Aloe Blacc-sung “Wake Me Up.”

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles reunite! (Well, kind of)

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles reunite! (Well, kind of)

With Lennon and Harrison’s untimely passings, this is as close as we’ll ever get again.

Casey Kasem (1932-2014): An Appreciation

A golden voice is silenced, but only in the here and now.

Judith Owen – Ebb and Flow (2014)

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

War – Greatest Hits (1976; 2014 reissue)

A force in its day, the music of this seminal funk-jazz-rock combo remains very much potent today.

One Track Mind: Tigran, “Erishta” from Shadow Theater (2013)

For whatever reason, we don’t often see the collision of pop music and art rock anymore.