Archives for: 2008, week 49

Reports of a New Beach Boys Bootleg

Below is some information from a Japanese website about a new Beach Boys bootleg. I think most of this stuff has already been released on other bootlegs. The Beach Boys- "Live in London" (Book+1CD+1DVD) The Palladium, London, December 1th 1968. T… more »

Behind the scenes video of Brian Wilson's New York gig

ROLLING STONE goes behind the scenes of Brian Wilson's recent NYC performance. more »

Steve Levine Discusses "The Record Producers" Radio Program

RADIOWROLD "For almost three years I have been involved with "The Record Producers," an ongoing BBC Radio 2 and 6 music documentary series. The program features interviews with a range of hit-making producers including Hugh Padgham (Sting, XTC, Phil Co… more »

Concert review: Brian Wilson in Boston 11/19/08


Jason Brewer and the Explorers Club are not The Beach Boys-they just sound like them

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER "According to [Jason] Brewer, melody 'is just not present in pop music anymore. And it bugs the crap out of me. Pet Sounds opened up this thing in my brain — singing, vocals, vocal groups — that's what groups my age don't do. That… more »

USC honors Brian Wilson with Thornton Legacy Award

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Fun, fun, fun with revived Beach Boys


11/10/08 Brian Wilson @ The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tenn.

AMERICAN SONGWRITER "I had the privilege of witnessing, as he was respectfully introduced, 'The Mozart of Rock,' Brian Wilson perform his repertoire of golden hits that have helped serve as the very foundation of American pop and rock music, in addition… more »