Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

Monday, September 17th, 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. It’s been a busy year for harpist Mary Lattimore so far. She released the immersive Hundreds of Days LP in May. She’s criss-crossed the country several times, sharing bills with Iceage, Dylan […]

Thursday, September 6th, 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. Guitarist Sarah Louise’s 2018 album Deeper Woods is one of our favorites of the year, a haunted and spectral work that invokes the beauty, and mystery, of nature. The record unites Louise’s […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 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. Last year was a busy one for John Darnielle. In addition to releasing his third book, the spooky and spiritual Universal Harvester, his long-running project the Mountain Goats released its sixteenth studio album, […]

Monday, August 27th, 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. Hammond B3 composer and bandleader Robert Walter sees the release of his next full-length, Spacesuit, out next month, September 21st. An album influenced by early Fusion, Krautrock, Dub Reggae, the films of […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 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. RF Shannon’s Trickster Blues, from May of this year, is a slice of hazy country-psych that creates a gorgeous and hypnotic mood over its just shy of 30 minute run-time. In a […]

Friday, August 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. Following the 2015 release of her debut lp, Native State, we showcased (then) newcomer Jess Williamson’s Lagniappe Session with her take on Leonard Cohen, Nina Simone and Bob Dylan. That session is […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 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 Lagniappe Sessions return with Cornelia Murr whose debut lp, Lake Tear of the Clouds, dropped earlier this month. Produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket and featuring a Yoko Ono […]