Tag: Brian Wilson

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Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour, Class of 2009 Update: The Brother Kite

Where are they now? While we wait for the next round of Parlour to Parlour video interviews, Michael Fortes catches up with last year's...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection -- pop culture style! It's all in Episode 8...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jan & Dean, “Carnival of Sound”

It’s difficult not to look at Jan Berry and Brian Wilson as spiritual twins. Berry was a budding studio genius, starting raw with...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Emitt Rhodes, “Emitt Rhodes”

The Beatles broke up in 1970, and Paul McCartney released his first solo album. In California, a young McCartney-influenced musician was...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Mellodrama”

In 1978, a band I was working with was recording an album at A & R Studios in New York City. In the studio was the keyboard called a...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Taylor Mills, “Under the Surface”

For the follow up to her fine 2007 album Lullagoodbye, Taylor Mills has once against enlisted the help of her Brian Wilson Band colleague...

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Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour, Episode 16: The Spring Heeled Jacks Original Swinging Jass Band

I knew that the Spring Heeled Jacks Original Swinging Jass Band’s debut album, The Dicky Comstock Show, was going to be good. The...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Where the Action Is! L.A. Nuggets 1965 – 1968”

Just a week or so after tackling Rhino’s massive Big Star release, Keep An Eye on the Sky, I’m back writing about another huge...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Bride of Popdose: A Wedding Songs Mixtape

The Popdose Staff, led by the intrepid Jon Cummings, has banded together to present a mixtape full of songs from our own weddings. Walk...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Dark Was the Night” and “War Child Presents Heroes”

It’s no secret that tribute albums and charity compilations can be hit-or-miss affairs at best. In the case of the latter, all you...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Brian Wilson, Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 11/23/08

He’s 67 years old now. The still-full head of hair is graying. There are a few extra pounds around the midsection of the once lanky...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Brian Wilson, “That Lucky Old Sun”

Brian Wilson – That Lucky Old Sun purchase this album (Amazon) “Genius is the ability to make something very complex seem very...

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Music

Fall Music Preview: 21 New Releases to Listen For

Ah, the fourth quarter. It isn’t as much of an event as it used to be, but even as the music industry crumbles to dust before our...