Tag: Pet Sounds

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Lampshades, “Astrology”

The Lampshades, a trio of Pittsburgh-by-way-of-Altoona ne’er-do-wells, is nothing if not ambitious. It hasn’t always entirely been this...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Ilyas Ahmed, “Closer to Stranger”

How this one flew under the radar is just beyond me. Released Jan. 26 by MIE Music, Ilyas Ahmed’s Closer To Stranger is a hazy-edged...

A Fan's Notes, Film Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “Love & Mercy”

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


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...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 11, 2012

It's a very special Friday Five, dedicated to little Evan James. ...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Digesting “Breakfast in America”

From time to time, it is interesting to look back on albums often regarded as classic, if just to divine what is so classic about them....


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...