True Crit

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About True Crit

Join @Jon_Digital and Lizzie Bonito on a musical journey through the discography of artists they love. Season 1 explores the work of rock cynics Steely Dan, from Can’t Buy a Thrill to Sunken Condos and everything in between.

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  • From the perspective of 1982, Steely Dan are no more. As we flip over to side B of the Dan saga, we find Don in a…

    S1 E8 46 mins

  • High in the Custerdome is where we find Don and Walt for their 7th album, Gaucho. Vaunted as the peak of recording perfection but plagued by…

    S1 E7 62 mins

  • Best album in the world? Let's find out. 

    S1 E6 63 mins

  • Few bands ever attain a peerless period. Some only manage one record. With The Royal Scam, Steely Dan began a trilogy of monumental songwriting. From the…

    S1 E5 67 mins

  • It’s 1975. Walt and Don are burnt out. They fucking hate LA and they’re determined to show you its dark underbelly in eye-popping detail. Join us…

    S1 E4 57 mins

  • In 1974, Don & Walt ensconced to The Village Recorder in West Los Angeles to produce a series of taut ‘n’ tight vignettes in their, now…

    S1 E3 49 mins

  • Episode 2 of True Crit takes the path of enlightenment from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Steely Dan’s second album gives us a glimpse of what’s…

    S1 E2 46 mins

  • Take a midnight cruise with Jon and Lizzie through Steely Dan’s audacious 1972 debut Can’t Buy a Thrill, an album that wowed critics on its release…

    S1 E1 47 mins