Archive for the 'Lagniappe Sessions' Category

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 […]

Sunday, November 26th, 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. Next Friday, Blitzen Trapper touch down in Los Angeles at the Bootleg Theater in support of their new long-player, Wild And Reckless. Inspired by the band’s theatrical production of the same name, […]

Thursday, September 14th, 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. It’s one of the oldest tricks in the songbook, stringing a bummer sentiment to a buzzy melody, but on his charming new LP Across the Multiverse, Dent May utilizes it with a […]