Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Tuesday, May 7th, 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 Lagniappe Sessions return with Mikal Cronin, whose sophomore solo LP and Merge Records debut, MCII, lands at your favorite record store today. Five months into 2013, I can tell you it’s […]

Tuesday, April 30th, 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 19 of The Lagniappe Sessions, a recurring series in which we invite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to their favorite songs. Last May White Fence (Tim Presley) laid […]

Thursday, April 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. The Lagniappe Sessions return with Night Beds, the nom de tune of achingly golden-voiced Nashville transplant Winston Yellen. Touring behind his debut LP, 2013’s Country Sleep, Night Beds (in full band mode) […]

Monday, January 7th, 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. Aquarium Drunkard’s Lagniappe Sessions return with Tashaki Miyaki. Here, the ethereal Los Angeles dream-pop three piece lay down a resonating, haunting rendition of The Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes For You”, coupled with […]

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

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 this week with The Amazing. Comprised of members of Swedish psych-rock monsters, Dungen, the group just saw the stateside release of its second LP, Gentle Stream — a nine […]

Friday, October 26th, 2012

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 this week with Hacienda. Now on their third full-length (2012’s Shakedown), the San Antonio group continue to conjure rock ‘n roll ghosts, from preternatural pop instinct, sounding like […]

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Perennial masters of avant jazz, soul and groove, Medeski, Martin & Wood returned to the fold last month with the release of Free Magic – the trio’s first LP since 2008’s The […]