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The Lagniappe Sessions :: James Elkington – The Kinks Versions

Tuesday, July 25th, 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. One of our favorite records of the year, James Elkington’s Wintres Woma is one of subtle nuance, its depth and breadth unfurling with each consecutive listen. Here, Elkington pays tribute to The […]

The Lagniappe Sessions :: Of Montreal (The Kinks, Billy Nicholls)

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 […]

Season’s Greetings From :: The Kinks

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Download: MP3: The Kinks :: Father Christmas ——— Amazon: The Kinks – Come Dancing with the Kinks- 1977-1986 + Download Holiday tunes via eMusic’s no risk 25 Free MP3 trial offer. ———————————————————————————————————————– + Visit The Hype Machine for additional Holiday MP3s.

The Kinks :: Well Respected Kinks

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

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’ Ray Davies On New Orleans

Monday, September 12th, 2005

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 […]

The Great Lost Kinks Album

Friday, September 11th, 2009

(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 […]

Dead Notes #14 :: The Howard Wales Interview

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

It’s no secret Jerry Garcia was a freak of nature when it came to juggling his time with the Grateful Dead and multiple side projects. In 1970 alone, he was riding high on the FM radio success of American Beauty and Workingman’s Dead, which kept the band truckin’ endlessly and tirelessly from university to city […]