Archives for: 2008, week 09

Rare Japanese Brian Wilson Disc

Brian Wilson Masterpiece Vol.1 Surf City (Jan & Dean) My Buddy Seat (The Hondells) Custom Machine (Bruce & Terry) Shut Down (The Rip Chords) Surfin' U.S.A. (The Hot Doggers) Move Out Little Mustang (Rally-Packs) My Frst Love (The Supe… more »

Blogs Offer OOP Vinyl For Download

WALL STREET JOURNAL "Scores of obscure recordings and nostalgic favorites are available on the Web -- thanks to a handful of crate diggers who have converted their analog recordings into a digital format. Some of today's record players are even equipped… more »

Download "Sweety Insanity"


"The Wrecking Crew" Film Shown At SXSW

MSNBC "'The Wrecking Crew' looks at the session musicians behind some of the ’60s biggest hits by bands such as The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, Nancy Sinatra and The Righteous Brothers. Unbelievably, the same set of musicians played on almost every reco… more »

Pitchfork Gives Another Nod To The Explorers Club


Link between SMiLE & NASCAR?


The Rutles Re-unite; Including Former Beach Boy Ricky Fataar

"The Rutles, the legendary 'Prefab Four' of the British Invasion, will reunite in Los Angeles on March 17 for a 30th anniversary salute to the NBC special that cemented the mock rockers' status as a cult fave among rock 'n' roll aficionados, Beatlemaniac… more »

The Explorers Club MP3s

"Last Kiss" "Do You Love Me?" more »

The Touring Beach Boys Will Play Colorado This Summer


The Explorers Club Sets Sail

This weekend I received an unsolicited copy of “Freedom Wind,” the debut album of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, a new band from Charleston, South Carolina. Having never heard of this band, I was slightly skeptical, at first. The cover art was clearly a nod to th… more »