Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Over the last couple years, the songs of M.C. Taylor and Hiss Golden Messenger have served as constant companions. On their latest album, Heart Like a Levee (Merge Records), HGM offers up […]

Thursday, September 1st, 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. One foot in the past, one in the present. Enter Pearl Charles. Having exited the country leaning Driftwood Singers in 2012, followed by a brief stint in the garage drumming for Blank […]

Friday, July 1st, 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. From recording in the living room of John and Yoko’s Manhattan apartment, to songs purloined while traveling through Argentina and recorded back home in Paris, this installment of the Lagniappe Sessions catches […]

Tuesday, June 28th, 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. Next month sees the release of Deluxe, the debut lp from Atlanta’s Omni. As we mentioned in May, Omni is comprised of former members of Deerunter / Balkans (Frankie Broyles) and Carnivores […]

Wednesday, June 8th, 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 with Dungen whose 2015 lp, Allas Sak, remains one of our favorite releases of the past year. Below, the group take on the underknown Wil Malone composition, L.A.; […]

Tuesday, March 8th, 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. Last November we debuted a track off of Michael Nau’s solo debut, Mowing, out now via Suicide Squeeze Records. And though this record bears Nau’s name alone, it’s a fine addition to […]

Wednesday, February 17th, 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 with The Sandwitches. Bay Area stalwarts since the release of their first lp in 2009, the band announced they were calling it a day following the release of […]