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Top 20 Steely Dan Songs

At their height (1976-1980), Steely Dan achieved an unrivalled melding of jazz, funk and pop. While their demands for perfection were infamous (they sometimes requested their session musicians to record a track as many as 40 times before they were satisfied), their music never sounded overburdened. Ultimately, their songs aimed to please and please they… Continue reading Top 20 Steely Dan Songs

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A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: September

10. ‘Watch Roger Do His Thang’ – Main Source Early 90s hip-hop track that shockingly advocates education over drug dealing! I really like the beat on this.     9. ‘Your Mother Should Know’ – The Beatles It’s probably ranking as one of my favourite Beatles’ numbers right now. Ridiculously catchy.     8. ‘Dressing Up’ –… Continue reading A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: September

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A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: June

10. ‘Woman To Woman’ – Moomin Charming slice from his recent album. Watch that peach of a bassline.   9. ‘Casbah Breakdown (Joey Negro Re-Edit)’ – Brad Shitt Joey Negro tastefully melds a Clash classic into a dancefloor weapon.   8. ‘Ai No Corrida’ – Chaz Junkel Infectious, funky disco from 1980. I prefer this to the… Continue reading A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: June

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A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: May

10. ‘Track 2’ – Alex Cortex A fresh, icy slice of IDM airiness from Alex Neumann’s ‘Laconic’ LP.     9. ‘This Life’ – Denzel Curry Catchy, bass-heavy track from the Florida rapper’s recent mixtape.     8. ‘One Mo’Gin’ – D’Angelo Peach of a beat on this. Deep, bewitching funk from an R’n’B maestro. Not… Continue reading A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: May