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Photos: Steely Dan @ The Beacon Theatre

Photos by: Mark Ashkinos –

Acclaimed jazz-rock band Steely Dan, who released their most recent album, Everything Must Go, on June 10th, 2003 via Reprise, which served as their second album following their 20-year studio hiatus, performed at the Beacon Theatre in New York City last night as part of their ongoing 10-night stand. 216 more words


Aja - The Darcys (2012)

One of the great album discoveries of my college years was Steely Dan’s Aja. I had a copy of the Gold compilation in high school, but never ventured beyond it. 409 more words

Alternative Rock

Yacht Rock - A Primer

Yacht Rock is the only genre of music that makes it totally acceptable to start drinking Mimosas at 9 am. You’ve heard the genre even if you’re not familiar with it. 553 more words

Don't Play Stuff that Sounds Bad

Many years ago, someone came up to me after my band finished its set and told me: “You sounded great on that last song!”

I was shocked, because I had just limped through the roughest part of the set. 368 more words


It's alright, Ma (it's only the Nobel)

Bob Dylan has had detractors and naysayers going all the way back to the time he “went electric”, so it’s no surprise that a vocal minority is crying that he does not deserve the Nobel Prize for Literature. 804 more words

What a Beautiful World...

Until I watch any news/media source…


It’s been awhile but a busy life has a way of moving things around. I have a favorite song of mine in mind (hint: IGY) so I’ll go ahead and leave it… 175 more words

Dottie Daniels

Dad's Car

This went from poem, to comparative paper on music, back to mushy nostalgic poem. With that being said, if I were to ever read this out loud, I would sing the song parts. 444 more words