Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

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 Lagniappe Sessions return in 2016 with Ryley Walker, whose sophomore lp, Primrose Green, was one of our favorites records of 2015. Here, Walker reimagines and reworks four disparate tracks, ranging from […]

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Alex Bleeker’s latest, Country Agenda, lit out last month via Sinderlyn Records. Their third LP, the album finds Bleeker and co. further mining and expanding upon their shared set of influences — […]

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

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 record is entitled Super Future — Calvin Love’s follow-up to 2012’s New Radar. Like Radar — a record whose focused, slender arrangements were populated by thin guitars, electronic drums, and vintage […]

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Zelig-like co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Spooner Oldham cut his professional teeth in Alabama at FAME Studios. After sitting in with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge and Wilson […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Ultimate Painting is the collaborative pairing of James Hoare (of Veronica Falls) and Jack Cooper (of Mazes). On the heels of the August release of their sophomore lp, Green Lanes, the pair […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Earlier this year, Dutch baroque psych-pop traveler Jacco Gardner released Hypnophobia, his second full-length, via Polyvinyl Records. A lush, swirling cavalcade of sound, Gardner continues to mine the set of influences introduced […]

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Matthew Correia, Miles Michaud, Pedrum Siadatian, and Spencer Dunham are Allah-Las. This week’s session finds the band recording an inspired set in a Topanga Canyon pump house, covering three tracks spanning 1969-2004. […]

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Matthew E. White presents Tape-estry featuring Bedouine – a digital 45 of Carole King songs recorded on a 4-track in motels across America. This is White’s second Lagniappe Session for AD. Listen to the 2012 session, […]

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. A year ago next month, I happened upon Ought’s live show while in New York. Their performance that evening stands as one of the more memorable examples of going in to see […]