Blue Monday

Watch guitarist Simon Angell build the beat for a cover of Daft Punk’s “Da Funk.” Angell’s playing is the cornerstone of Patrick Watson and the Wooden Arms, a band whose sound has been likened by Guitar Player magazine to a union of Jeff Buckley, Syd Barrett, Erik Satie, Bertolt Brecht (maybe they meant Kurt Weill), and Tom Waits. The Montreal-based group’s latest CD is Wooden Arms.

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