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The Kinks

Features

Tuesday, November 25 2008

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.


Wednesday, August 15 2007

God Save Self-Indulgence

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


Columns

Sunday, October 16 2011

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.


Reviews

Wednesday, June 16 2010

'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.


Saturday, December 31 1994

The Kinks: Whistle Bait - Something Else


Blogs

Wednesday, April 10 2013

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".


News

Tuesday, November 8 2011

Kinks frontman and band hit the road with new album

MINNEAPOLIS — He wasn’t as cute and playful as Paul McCartney, as sexy and dangerous as Mick Jagger or as handsome and wholesome as Peter


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