Articles tagged walter becker

Walter Becker, the Cayenne in the Steely Dan Recipe

Steely Dan's Becker and Fagen were storytellers who invented characters whose odd, off-putting circumstances commented on the world as incisively as any Bob Dylan lyrics.

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8 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Walter Becker: Circus Money

Donald Fagen’s other half returns as a solo act with a breezy new album, laced with the kind of reggae grooves you’d expect more from Sly and Robbie than Steely Dan.

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Steely Dan: Classic Albums [DVD]

The famous pop perfectionism of Steely Dan, dissected at the mixing board by Becker and Fagen themselves -- maybe the best entry in this documentary series.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

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"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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