Archives for: 2008, week 10

Interview With Director Of Arthur Russell Film

XLR8R "He described [Russell as] this gay disco auteur in farmer-plaid shirts who would ride the Staten Island ferry endlessly, listening to cassette tapes of his own mixes." Arthur Russell is one of our most favorite musicians. It's funny that this… more »

Benefit show raises money for the mentally ill; Features Music Of Brian Wilson

NEW TIMES BROWARD PALM BEACH "The National Art Exhibitions by the Mentally Ill (NAEMI) is in need of more program dollars to keep the organization going, and Radio-Active is hooking it up. If you're not familiar with NAEMI, the Miami-based org does advoc… more »

Theremins: Making music with the wave of a hand

GAZETTE.NET "The Beach Boys used a theremin-like instrument to record the electronic warble heard in 'Good Vibrations.'" more »

Carol Kaye: Personally Yours

Beach Boys Lyricist Pens Benefit Tune

USASIANWIRE "To further its mission of providing personalized songs for seriously ill children and teens, the Songs of Love Foundation will host a benefit concert with award-winning Beatles™ tribute band, The Fab Faux...The show features a performance by… more »

Ability Magazine Interviews Brian Wilson

ABILITY MAGAZINE I'm not sure when this came out, but it was new to me, so I thought I'd share. more »

Dennis Wilson Film Location On Its Way Out

EDMUNDS INSIDELINE "The long derelict Lakeland International Raceway just northeast of Memphis, Tennessee, one of racing's great ghosts, is on the verge of complete extinction." "Lakeland's most enduring fame comes from its appearance in the 1971 mot… more »

Life Is Great For Longtime Beach Boys Member Bruce Johnson

SOUTH JERSEY LIFE "I'm kind of like my favorite pet, Wonder." "Wonder is a mutt. He is 500 years old. Really healthy. And I can tell he loves being Mr. Dog. He loves going outside, inspecting the year and barking at the birds." "He does not real… more »

Beach Boys Bring Surf to Durango Mountains in June


Little Steven Shares Beach Boys History on "Underground Garage"

KANSAS CITY STAR "“… ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ was a B-side. You should live so long, right? Yeah. Nothing special about that. ‘Let’s throw it on the B-side.’ The first of two records we’ll be playing on the show recorded at Gold Star Studios. … Written by… more »

Zombies Enlist Aid of Brian Wilson Collaborator Darian Sahanaja

FINANCIAL TIMES "The harmonies, aided by Darian Sahanaja, who helped Brian Wilson bring 'Smile' to life, sounded as pristine as could be..." GUARDIAN UK "The Zombies' 1968 album 'Odessey and Oracle' is one of rock history's great what-ifs. It was an… more »