Articles tagged the kinks

The Who’s Pomp and Bombast, Egos and Flaws

The Who FAQ brings some entertaining insight into who the hell those guys are.

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Woods Cover the Kinks’ “God’s Children” and Announce Live Dates

Woods perform a jangling and bright take on the classic Kink's tune, "God's Children".

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Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.

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3 Apr 2011 // 10:00 PM

Ray Davies: See My Friends

Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:55 AM

The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.

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TV Party Tonight: Interview with the 88

Frontman Keith Slettedahl recently called in from sunny California to talk with PopMatters about their new album, new priorities, and the band's continuing presence on silver and small screens.

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17 Nov 2010 // 10:00 PM

Kelley Stoltz: To Dreamers

This batch of lo-fi home recordings is Stoltz's best effort to date because it perfectly fits the image his fans have had of him all along: A music lover holed up in his bedroom, knee-deep in a pile of instruments, smiling back at posters of Ray Davies and David Bowie.

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Great Big Sea: Safe Upon the Shore

Great Big Sea is, at its heart, a party band, and there is pretty much one thing that its music is a soundtrack to in Canada: drinking your face off.

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‘You Really Got Me’ Really, Really Got to Me

This utterly abominable hatchet job makes an unforgivable hash of one of the great bands of the British Invasion.

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Celebrating the Allure of the Almighty Riff

The riff: is there any sweeter two-word phrase in the rock vocabulary? AJ Ramirez offers his examples of the best riffs via video.

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Pete Townshend is selling (his soul), but who's buying? Not I.

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Juno (Deluxe): Music From the Motion Picture

How to capitalize on one of the few successful movie soundtracks of the past decade? Re-release it a year later with some "b-sides!"

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Day Two: From Jimi Hendrix to the Rolling Stones

The last quintet of choices show how the blues reclaimed its basis for a dozen hard rock hymns, argued for the importance of following one's singer/songwriter muse, and proved that not every significant sound coming out of the UK was Beatle-based.

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15 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

God Save Self-Indulgence

Resist adult life with the Kinks' backward-looking Village Green Preservation Society.

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        The Kinks: Come Dancing: The Best of The Kinks 1977-1986

The Kinks have survived 35-plus years in the music business not just because they are talented, but because they are versatile. While few could have

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	The Kinks: Whistle Bait - Something Else

Despite having one of the longest and most prolific careers of any rock ‘n’ roll band, the Kinks remain best known in America for their

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