Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Doug Paisley’s previous long player, 2010′s Constant Companion, became just that – a record that did not leave my side for months upon first entering its orbit. Following 2012′s Golden Embers ep, […]

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Porcelain Raft is Mauro Remiddi. Based in New York, the Italian ex-pat released his second LP, Permanent Signal, in June via Secretly Canadian. Regarding the atmosphere of this week’s session, Remiddi, in his […]

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Released earlier this year, Zachary Cale’s Blue Rider marked the singer-songwriters fourth full-length release – a deft meditation of fingerpicked guitar, drifting feedback and reverb laden vocals. This week’s installment of the […]

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Tuesday saw the release of Lousy with Sylvianbriar, Of Montreal’s twelfth LP. And things have changed, both sonically and personnel-wise, aside from the constant – Kevin Barnes. Conceived in San Francisco and […]

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Prolific – a word that is often bandied about in reference to artists who reject typical release schedules, and/or have concurrent projects in the works at any given time. Sonny Smith meets […]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Last month saw the release of Get Thy Bearings, Robert Walter’s fourth record with the 20th Congress, and the groups first record together in a decade. A soul jazz vet, founding member […]

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. The music world lost a giant in April: George Jones, White Lightening himself — the Possum. For this installment of The Lagniappe Sessions our favorite Canadian country crooner, Daniel Romano, pays tribute […]

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. I first heard Ola Podrida (née David Wingo) via David Gordon Green’s All The Real Girls. In addition to contributing to the score, it was a lyric of Wingo’s that inspired the […]

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Welcome to installment 21 of The Lagniappe Sessions, a recurring series in which we invite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to their favorite songs. The Handsome Family’s Brett and Rennie Sparks […]