Monday, June 21 2010
The show at Governors Island will be remembered by many as something that probably cannot be topped -- or at least not until the next Governor's Island show.
Tuesday, March 9 2010
Their arrival on the big stage of modern underground pop music feels lived-in and warranted, an inevitable yet overdue pay off for this zealously determined and persistent band of underachievers.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A good lead singer is a boon to any band.
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Tuesday, September 2 2008
Tuesday, June 24 2008
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
Monday, June 16 2008
After some likable EPs, California foursome officially come out of the gate with a debut that makes for a nice listen, but struggles to be distinguishable.