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Chrissie Hynde – “No Return” (Kinks Cover)

Chrissie Hynde has released a cover of the Kinks song "No Return" on Billboard. The new single is off Hynde's forthcoming solo jazz covers album…
Maggie Serota / August 28, 2019

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SPIN’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

COVID-19 brought the concert industry to a screeching halt in 2020. But all that disposable income music fans generally spend on concert tickets…
Ron Hart / December 13, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Brother Against Brother (or Sister): Music’s Top 10 Sibling Band Breakups

Brothers and sisters often have complicated love/hate relationships, and adding music and fame to the situation only makes things more intense. Some siblings have made…
Al Shipley / April 10, 2020

The Kinks Are Recording New Music, According to Ray and Dave Davies

A reformed trio version of The Kinks has allegedly been recording new music together, according to separate accounts from lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 17, 2019

The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society Has Finally Gone Gold

One of the most revered baroque-pop-rock records of all time has finally gone gold this month: The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society, the Ray-Davies-led…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 16, 2018

The Kinks’ Dave Davies Announces New Solo Album, Shares Lead Single

Founding Kinks member and guitarist Dave Davies is releasing an album of never-before-heard solo material. Titled Decade, the album features material recorded from 1971 to 1979 and arrives this October…
Rob Arcand / August 23, 2018

Hear the Kinks’ Previously Unreleased “Time Song” From Village Green Preservation Society 50th Anniversary Reissue

At this point, the members of the Kinks have spent nearly as much time feuding as they’ve spent being in a band together—longer, if you count…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 15, 2018

Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Kinks Reunion

In a new interview with BBC's Channel 4 News, the Kinks' Ray Davies is once again teasing a reunion of the iconic British Invasion-era band, as Pitchfork…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2018

Jim Rodford, Bassist for The Kinks and The Zombies, Dead at 76

Jim Rodford, a founding member of the band Argent and bassist for The Kinks and The Zombies, passed away earlier today. He was 76. Though…
Rob Arcand / January 20, 2018

Dave Davies of the Kinks Says He’s Gotten “Psychic Impressions” From Aliens

In addition to being a towering influence over every guitar player whoever turned up his amp too loud and bashed out a few power chords, Dave…
Andy Cush / March 27, 2017

Ray Davies Announces His First Solo Album in 10 Years, Shares New Song “Poetry”

Legendary Kinks singer/songwriter Sir Ray Davies is returning with his first solo album of original material in 10 years--Americana is due out on April 21…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2017

The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies Got Back Together to Perform ‘You Really Got Me’

Ray and Dave Davies public rift may finally have been mended. After years of starting (and then summarily denying) Kinks reunions, the two brothers got…
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

Dave Davies’ Son Daniel Covers Pixies’ ‘Wave of Mutilation’ for ‘Sharknado 3′

The folks at SyFy are set to release the third installment of their much beloved Sharknado film series, and this time around they're going bigger…
Colin Joyce / June 4, 2015

Ray Davies Hints at Possibility of Kinks Reunion

Ray and Dave Davies are speaking to one another again. According to a recent interview that the elder Davies brother did with The Sunday Times, the…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2014
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