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Speaking with Dan Bejar of Canadian indie rock band (or smooth jazz, or '80s pop, or Bowie- worshipping-street-poet rock -- the band was all of these at vari ... More >>
If you are excited about Destroyer coming to town -- and we certainly are -- you can thank the world of jazz. When songwriter/vocalist Dan Bejar, who essentially is Destroyer, set out for another round of touring behind the 18-month-old, critically adored Kaputt, he had a specific goal in mind.
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Up on the Sun favorite Dan Bejar and his band Destroyer released their newest album Kaputt more than a year ago. We liked it then, we liked it at the end of the year, we like it now still. It's a charming ode to the smooth sounds of late-'70s/early-'80s yacht rock, cannily balancing the line betw ... More >>
St. VincentWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum.
Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>
Ty SegallWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy!
Is it just me, or was 2011 weird? Like, really weird?
Lou Reed and Metallica made an album together. It w ... More >>
Michael KiwanukaWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy!
I'm already regretting this one. I left so much off this list it hurts, deserving songs from the li ... More >>
Toro y MoiDid you know that a third of a year is called a tertile? Now you do!The first tertile of 2011 (great word, right?) comes to end at the close of this month, which seems like a good time to get caught up on the best songs from the first part of the year. Hey, it's never too early for a be ... More >>
Destroyer - KaputtWhat does Dan Bejar do for an encore?At this point in his long, celebrated career, there's not much he can do. Today marks the release of his ninth LP, Kaputt, under his Destroyer moniker. Tha Vancouver singer-songwriter and New Pornographer has been churning out albums since 19 ... More >>