Tag: Mike Love

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

A Fan's Notes, Film Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “Love & Mercy”

The new film about Brian Wilson is a triumph...

James Hetfield

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 5 Music Autobiographies That Need to Be Written

There are a lot of great music autobiographies out there, but there are great ones still to be written. Chris Holmes counts down the Top 5....

Music

Mike Love: The World’s Most Ironically Named Musician

Fuck that guy. Fuck him in the fuckhole....

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: The Beach Boys, That’s Why God Made The Radio

Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys return after a lengthy absence with "That's Why God Made The Radio." Does the iconic group still have the...

AM Gold: 1972

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 41

Thus begins our journey into AM Gold: 1972. And hey, look, Three Dog Night is still hanging around!...

A Fan's Notes, Book Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “The Beach Boys FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About America’s Band”

Jon Stebbins has penned fine books about Beach Boys Dennis Wilson, and David Marks. "The Beach Boys FAQ" aspires to be the last word on the...

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 17

The good ship AM Gold has arrived in 1966, and we're forced to confront an age-old question -- how do you separate art from the artist?...

The Popdose Guide to The Beach Boys

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to the Beach Boys

A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American's greatest pop band....

AM Gold 1965

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 14

We delve deeper into AM Gold's 1965 and find some genuine treasures....

Music

The Beach Boys Are Reuniting! Oh Wait, No They Aren’t

Poor Al Jardine. Always the last to know....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 12

Our look at AM Gold: 1964 reaches its respectable conclusion....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 5

Our celebration of AM Gold's compilation series continues with the first batch of songs from 1963. Hello Beach Boys!...

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Christopher Cross

He's gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Beach Boys, “Surf’s Up”

With a new manager hired to make the Beach Boys back relevant again, the band's 1971 album "Surf's Up" proved to be a powerful artistic...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 7

On Episode 7 of the Popdose Podcast, your three favorite a**holes convene to discuss the science of a**holeology -- with a very special...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Fourth Day of Mellowmas: ‘Twas the Night Before Mellowmas

Christmas is a time for jolly old fat men, but this is ridiculous. Who let Rush Limbaugh in here?...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 7/20/74

The beginning of disco, guest Beach Boy appearances, and the sound of John Denver being strangled -- it's all part of Jason Hare's latest...