Archives for: 2008, week 39

The Lost Mystery of Record Collections

POP MATTERS "At this point it became a decision of ordering the actual CD online or just the MP3s. At the time of making this decision, the cheapest I was able to find the physical release online for is $16.99 plus tax. But on iTunes I could download Di… more »

Contacting Uncanny By E-Mail

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Max Weinberg On Dennis Wilson

Advance copies of the recent re-issue of Dennis Wilson’s “Pacific Ocean Blue” came with a packet of press materials. These materials included photocopies of vintage magazine articles that were first published around the time of the original release of “… more »

A review of the album 'Pacific Ocean Blue' by Dennis Wilson

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Sun sets on the songs of California

VARIETY "Southern California as a muse was relatively unheard of prior to Wilson's region-defining work in the Beach Boys. For all the definitions Wilson has provided, from 'Surfin' Safari' to 'Surf's Up,' 'That Lucky Old Sun' -- written with old pal Va… more »

Wilson/Love: Sunny music, dark family


Jan & Dean / Jan Berry Tribute Album Sheds New Light on California Producer

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Music Review: Brian Wilson - That Lucky Old Sun


Dennis Wilson makes waves with the reissue of his stunning 'Pacific Ocean Blue' album


Review: Beach Boys charm has aged, at times not well

TIMES COLONIST 1 "Watching ol' Mike sing When I Grow Up to Be a Man today is like watching grandma do the Mashed Potato in her poodle skirt. Depending on your point of view, it's either (1) very charming, or (2) very weird." TIMES COLONIST 2 Mike L… more »

Long Player: Wilson's pet project influential in pop music


Brian Wilson at The Ryman


Roky Erikson & the 13th Floor Elevators

WEEKEND AMERICA "You know, he was basically just a homeless psychotic person," Michael Corcoran says. "And you would cross the street if you saw him come your way. But with the right psychiatric help, medication, the care of his brother - to see him ele… more »

Brian Speaks About the Beach 1999

POST TRIBUNE "I can't tell you why I don't like the beach. I don't know. I never learned how to surf, but I admire surfing very much. It's a great sport." more »

Independent record stores keep the history of traditional albums alive

RECORDNET "'Vinyl still has a better sound to it,' said Lloyd Dennis, 66, of Lodi, who recently purchased the vinyl version of Brian Wilson's new 'That Lucky Old Sun' LP at Replay. 'The CD is not as smooth as vinyl.'" Amen brother, amen. more »

Pop: Brian Wilson


New film 'The Wrecking Crew' tells story of biggest pop band you never heard of


Brian Wilson to stop at Grimey's in November


Lucky Old Brian Wilson to Tour This Fall


Brian Wilson Hits the Road, Tribute Performance

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"The Wrecking Crew"- They made the sound of the '60s

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Beach Boy Brian Wilson hits the road


We're Back In Action

Whew, it's been a busy summer! Unfortunately, over the past few months I have not been able to blog here as much as I had hoped. Increased action at the day-job has meant no blogging on company time. On the home front, I've been having some computer i… more »