Archive for the 'The Kinks' Category

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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, […]

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

It was 1966, a year that saw the Beach Boys drop Pet Sounds, the Beatles unleash Revolver, and the Kinks dethrone the Mop-Tops from Liverpool by scoring a #1 hit with “Sunny Afternoon,” supplanting “Paperback Writer” and cementing their place as legitimate vanguards of the British Invasion. By this time, however, the music of the […]

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

There are the kind of completists for whom even the whole discography isn’t enough. After tracking down practically everything the Kinks had to offer, one such collector turned his attention to the Kinks covers from all around the world. Luckily for us, he decided to share his findings with Kontroversial Kovers: 32 Original Kinky 60’s […]

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 […]

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.