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Are you smart enough to like it?

Steely Dan: named after a giant dildo, and still stimulating after a 20-year break By Euan Ferguson The Guardian “I don’t know if it’s the greatest chord in the world,” drawls Donald Fagen, sprawled all lugubrious over a chi-chi sofa in a forgettable New York hotel, “but it’s not bad. It’s a pretty good chord, […]

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Librarians on Acid

By Barney Hoskyns The Guardian Steely Dan have always split people down the middle. On one side sit major dudes like William Gibson, who delight in the apparent disjunction between their slick grooves and their mordant humour. On the other are elder statesmen like GLR’s Charlie Gillett, who once visibly grimaced when I asked him […]

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