Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. On her recent album Angeles of Death, singer/songwriter Jennifer Castle feels out the concept of grief, turning it over like a wet stone in her hand. It’s a remarkable record, both pained […]

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. In early 2017, in the twilight hours outside a Michael Hurley show, John Andrews of Quilt, Woods, and Yawns first told us about Max Clarke, who records under the name Cut Worms. […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

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, Nova Scotia quartet Nap Eyes returned with their third and most fully realized lp, I’m Bad Now. Packed with existential jangle pop, the album concerns the connections tying us to […]

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Kevin Morby returns this week with his second installment for our ongoing cover series, the Lagniappe Sessions. In 2015, Morby paid tribute to ‘Nashville’ Dylan, American Water-era Silver Jews and offered an […]

Monday, February 5th, 2018

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 albums of 2017, Kacy & Clayton’s The Siren’s Song found the pair widening their scope, building on an existing foundation of the music and traditions of Southern Appalachia, […]

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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 return of Sunwatchers. Simply entitled II, the group return next month with an incendiary follow up to their 2016 debut. Sonically, the quartet continues to defy adequate description, incorporating elements of […]

Friday, December 1st, 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. Greta Morgan is Springtime Carnivore — multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and purveyor of technicolor daydream music. Setting aside the lush production of her two studio works (via Richard Swift and Chris Coady, respectively), Morgan […]