Articles tagged van dyke parks

Van Dyke Parks: Songs Cycled

Songs Cycled boasts melodies and arrangements that would have made as much sense in 1933 as in 2013, though the lyrics occasionally acknowledge the political and environmental tumult of the early 21st century.

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Inara George with Van Dyke Parks: An Invitation

Inara George and Van Dyke Parks can recreate antiquated boudoir music, but cannot push it into this century.

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18 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

Joe Henry: Civilians

A gorgeous feat of sonic story-telling from a songwriter deserving much wider recognition.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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