Archives for: 2006, week 23

Gawking At Rodale: Publisher Of Brian Wilson Bio

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Surviving Beach Boys to Appear Together for First Time in a Decade

BLOGCRITICS “The surviving founding members of the Beach Boys — Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson — and Beach Boys member since 1965, Bruce Johnston, will appear together for the first time in 10 years on the rooftop of the landmark Capitol Records… more »

Wave Catching With Carlin

More thoughts on PETER AMES CARLIN’S upcoming Brian Wilson biography CATCH A WAVE after reading the first 3 chapters, approximately 50 pages: I should note at the start that the copy of the book I have is an “uncorrected proof.” This means that the fin… more »

Brian Wilson Helps Heal The Bay

PACIFIC PALISADES POST At the “’Bring Back the Beach’ dinner, Heal the Bay's annual fundraiser held this year at the Santa Monica Airport….[m]ore than 1,000 guests paid $500 each for the privilege of dancing to the Beach Boys, bidding on one of Brian Wil… more »

Scritti's Green Sends Telegraph

TELEGRAPH UK "It's related to the old Scritti, though it doesn't have the production costs or my home address written on the sleeve like the old records had, which led to all sorts of interesting encounters. Either schoolboys who had run away from minor… more »

A Conversation with Sérgio Dias of Os Mutantes


I Finally Caught A Wave

Well, after much waiting, I finally received my advance copy of Peter Ames Carlin's exciting new book, "Catch A Wave." I've only plowed through the first 30 pages or so, but already I can tell that this is going to be an excellent read. I don't have th… more »

Buzz Killer

BOSTON GLOBE "One of Minutoli's boldest moves occurred in February 2005, when he crashed a tribute concert for Brian Wilson. Minutoli was backstage when one of the keyboard players left his post. Assuming Minutoli was a guest musician, the keyboard play… more »

Red Vinyl!

Rumor Mill: Unknown Bootleg

CALIFORNIA NIGHTS Track Listing 1. California Nights (Carl Wilson Lead Vocal) 2. Our Happy Home (Brian Wilson Lead Vocal) 3. Barnyard Blues (Dennis Wilson Lead Vocal) 4. Where Is She (Carl Wilson / Mike Love Lead Vocals) 5. You Are So Beaut… more »

Fantastic Picture Sleeves

Brian Wilson's Aura Smiles Over Green

INS NEWS “If ivory towers were a feature of the pop landscape, then one of the loftiest would have been long occupied by Green Gartside, the man who is Scritti Politti. Once a musical Marxist theoretician, then a chart regular, there is something appeal… more »