Patterico's Pontifications

1/29/2012

Sunday Afternoon Music

Filed under: General,Music — Patterico @ 3:07 pm

Braden Blake, formerly of Super Deluxe:

And the first track from the upcoming album from The Sun Sawed in 1/2:

And because I can’t resist it, here is the same band, Sun Sawed in 1/2, performing an acoustic version of “Come Sail Away” by Styx — in a living room. It’s goofy and spontaneous and stripped down — but this is seriously worth your time, if only to hear someone sound exactly like Dennis DeYoung who, well, isn’t Dennis DeYoung.

13 Responses to “Sunday Afternoon Music”

  1. On the last clip: yes, he’s flat on the second note, but stay with it.

    Patterico (d508e7)

  2. good!

    here’s somethin’ sweet…

    Colonel Haiku (b84db5)

  3. I’ll stick to Spyro Gyra!

    AD-RtR/OS! (e45633)

  4. MGMT!!!!

    Dohbiden (ef98f0)

  5. Come Sail Away was especially well done. Always fun to hear about bands you hadn’t heard of before.

    I’ll stick to Spyro Gyra!

    Comment by AD-RtR/OS! — 1/29/2012 @ 5:28 pm

    Another Spyro Gyra fan — they’re awesome…!

    no one you know (577ce5)

  6. I’ll stick to Spyro Gyra!

    *Shudder*

    Patterico (d508e7)

  7. I was just happy to see it wasn’t Boston for Sunday Afternoon Music…there’s a shudder and a half.:)

    Col Haiku, love the Waterboys…especially their cover of Van’s Sweet Thing.

    Dana (4eca6e)

  8. Domo Arigato Mr. Obama

    Mitsubishi Teriyaki Samurai

    -Chris Matthews

    Dohbiden (ef98f0)

  9. *Shudder*

    Comment by Patterico — 1/29/2012 @ 9:04 pm

    OK, just for that, here’s a jazzy something I’ve been listening to this weekend…Enjoy!

    International Geophysical Year by the better half of Steely Dan

    no one you know (577ce5)

  10. Another vote for the Waterboys, even the earlier grandiose stuff, but especially that cover of “Sweet Thing.”

    Karl (8cdbad)

  11. What is spyro gyra?

    It doesn’t matter what happens in the next 15-20 years the enviroweenuses will blame man for causing it.

    Dohbiden (ef98f0)

  12. my Pandora One playlist:
    Stan Kenton,
    George Shearing,
    Chuck Mangione,
    Spyro Gyra,
    Manhattan Transfer,
    Tommy Flanagan,
    Gerald Wilson,
    Miles Davis,
    Cal Tjader,
    Dave Brubeck,
    Paul Desmond,
    MJQ,
    and for national holidays,
    John Phillip Sousa!

    AD-RtR/OS! (e45633)


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