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Articles By: Dan Siegler

Dan Siegler is a music producer/composer/songwriter from NYC. He has an inexhaustible supply of opinions and expresses them freely at Short and Sweet NYC and Baeble Music as well as to strangers in bars.
Ariel Pink: Pom Pom

Ariel Pink: Pom Pom

Ariel Pink Pom Pom (4AD) If you award points for originality, Ariel Pink should always be on your playlist. He manages the […]

David Bowie: The Next Day

David Bowie: The Next Day

David Bowie The Next Day (ISO Records) The world didn’t need another Bowie album. The man proved himself decades ago with his […]

Frank Ocean: Channel Orange

Frank Ocean: Channel Orange

Frank Ocean Channel Orange (Island Def Jam) The year 2010 was all about Kanye West’s over-the-top album, My Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy. […]

Japandroids:  Celebration Rock

Japandroids: Celebration Rock

Japandroids Celebration Rock (Polyvinyl Record Co.) Celebration Rock kicks off and closes with the sound of fireworks. At eight songs and around […]

Father John Misty:  Fear Fun

Father John Misty: Fear Fun

Father John Misty Fear Fun (Sub Pop Records) Josh Tillman has left Fleet Foxes and now he wants to party! On Fear […]

Miike Snow:  Happy To You

Miike Snow: Happy To You

Miike Snow Happy To You (Universal Republic Records) Miike Snow’s debut was one of the nice surprises of 2009, a lo-fi, synth-pop […]

Drake:  Take Care

Drake: Take Care

Drake Take Care (Cash Money Records Inc.) “Dig a shovel full of money, full of power, full of pussy, full of fame […]

Megafaun:  Megafaun

Megafaun: Megafaun

Megafaun Megafaun (HOMETAPES) Megafaun’s 2009 full-length, Gather, Form and Fly, covered a lot of territory: strummy acoustic folk, 70’s AM gold, free-jazz […]

The Kinks:  Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

The Kinks: Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

The Kinks Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) (Sanctuary UK) Pity poor Arthur, forever destined to be overshadowed […]

Blitzen Trapper: American Goldwing

Blitzen Trapper: American Goldwing

Blitzen Trapper American Goldwing (Sub Pop) I’ve been rooting for Blitzen Trapper to break big ever since their Sub Pop debut, Furr. […]

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