Articles tagged the kooks

The Wombats: iTunes Festival London 2011

How many souvenirs does it take to create a junk drawer?

READ more

15 Sep 2011 // 7:40 AM

The Kooks: Junk of the Heart

Though they do come up, the troubles associated with the "junk of the heart" aren't what is taken away from this record. A sense of optimism along with some particularly ear-grabbing hooks are instead what linger.

READ more

24 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Kooks + The Morning Benders

Please do not assume that the Kooks are backward glancing nostalgia mongers. Rather, place them as purveyors of timeless music, stuck firmly in the continuum of British rock performers such as Donovan, the aforementioned Kinks, the Stones, and the Yardbirds

READ more

13 Apr 2008 // 10:01 PM

The Kooks: Konk

The Kooks step into Ray Davies' studio, name an album after it, and come away with a disc full of punchy riffs, chords, and provocative lyrics.

READ more

26 Feb 2008 // 8:00 PM

Richard Hawley Live at Other Music [Video] Jim White Crash into the Sun [MP3] (from Transnormal Skipperoo releasing 4 March)       Dirtbombs

READ more
Various Artists: The Road Mix: Music from the Television Series One Tree Hill, Vol. 3

Music for a trip from Carolina to Texas and back again. Play this CD 32 times straight and say, "There's no place like Tree Hill…There's no place like Tree Hill…"

READ more
The Kooks: Inside In / Inside Out

Not ones to be bashful or to hold back, Brighton’s The Kooks open with a whiplash-inducing clutch of certain singles.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

READ the article