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kink

[kiŋk]
(engineering)
A tightened loop in a wire rope resulting in permanent deformation and damage to the wire.
(cell and molecular biology)
A bend between two helical segments of deoxyribonucleic acid achieved by unstacking one base pair and twisting the polynucleotide backbone.

kink

A form of damage that appears as a sharp bend or a twist in a piece of wire, tubing, or sheet metal. See compressor blade damage.
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The Kinks Experience came together in June, 2015 at Berkeley 2 rehearsal studios in Glasgow.
The Kinks took it once on the road in England but the fans started writing on the car with lipstick and our then manager Ken Jones promptly retired my car to the garage.
Director Edward Hall takes us back to the Swinging Sixties to tell us how The Kinks rose to fame and became wellrespected figures in the history of British music.
Asi, tambien, desde hace un par de anos se vienen editando biografias (las ultimas son The Kinks: You really got me de Nick Hasted y God save The Kinks de Rob Jovanovic) y reordenando antologias (el doble CD The essential Kinks y los recientes seis CD de The anthology 1965-1971 sucediendo a los seis de Picture box, del 2008).
The Kinks were at the forefront of the so-called British invasion of the 1960s and had a string of classics that most bands would die for.
I did a gig there in the early Kinks days and there was an altercation in the dressing room.
Back in the 1960s, the Kinks spent the peak period of the British Invasion enduring a four-year U.
Titled Americana: The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: A Memoir, the book will be published in October and Davies will be making appearances and promoting the book at events such as the 2013 Cheltenham Literature Festival.
All in all, Davies' solo work seems to have the same spirit of adventure as The Kinks had, that feeling that the music could take any form and reinvent itself on a moment's notice.
Davies, the main man with 1960s legends The Kinks, has called on some of the biggest names in music for latest album 'See My Friends', a re-evaluation of some of his classic songs.