The Algorhythm

Take the quick storytelling and finger-snapping groove of Tom Waits’ “The Heart of Saturday Night.” Then add …

The quirky humor and pop sensibility of Randy Newman’s 1977 hit “Little Criminals.” Then add …

The unconventionality in both musical style and subject matter of They Might Be Giants’s 1986 self-titled debut. The result?

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra’s sophomore album, “Honker.”

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