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 […]
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This past week Pitchfork Media presented, in my opinion, it’s best feature yet. The website listed it’s top 200 songs of the 1960s. As a dedicated follower of roots, be them musical or historical, I found this list to be both fascinating, and at times perplexing. But hey, one cannot expect to agree with every […]
The Kinks’ lead singer, Ray Davies, shares his thoughts on New Orleans and the importance it has played in shaping modern music. Incidentally he was shot in the French Quarter last year. Ouch. “But the reality is that without its music New Orleans would have been a forgotten city long ago. The music of the […]
(Please welcome new AD contributor Brendan McGrath. Brendan helms one of my absolute favorite music blogs, the rising storm, and will be pulling from his collection, waxing on obscure and classic LPs. I couldn’t be more excited to have him on board – AD) Issued by Reprise in 1973, and not to be confused with […]
For Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, music isn’t an intellectual pursuit. In Davies’ mind, creation is a purely instinctual action, not a result of the brain so much as the gut. “When you first start to get into music, you write something and if it feels good, maybe it is good,” Davies says over the phone, […]
Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 474: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ The Swamp Rats – I’m Going Home ++ Dennis Wilson / Beach Boys – Lady ++ The Kinks – I Go […]