Tag: The Beach Boys

Music, Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 9: Jim Peterik

When you get an offer to speak with a guy like Jim Peterik, it’s an opportunity that you really sink your teeth into. As Jeff points...

Charlie Haden & Hank Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2012

Ken Shane's favorite albums of the year...

Joey Dosik

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2012: Michael Fortes’s Favorite Music of the Year

Due to the extreme length of this 2012 year-end recap, Michael Fortes recommends that you skip ahead to the entry on Joey Dosik....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 7, 2012

Shuffle through Michael's Top Five records of 2012, and share your own!...

Rush (2012)

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2012: Chris Holmes’s Favorite Albums of the Year

Chris Holmes breaks it down to give you his favorite albums of the year that was 2012....

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....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Don DiLego, “Western And Atlantic”

Don DiLego's first album in five years, the Western And Atlantic EP, is an excellent return to form....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Righteous Brothers, “Just Once In My Life”

In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music....

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...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 11, 2012

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

Grand Hotel - Explorers Club

Music, News

New Music: The Explorers Club, “Grand Hotel”

I love new music. And I love old music. Therefore, by extension, there are very few things I love more than when new bands make old music....

Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Mike Duquette’s Top Catalogue Projects

According to crazy people, next year will see the wholesale demise of compact discs as well as the heroic efforts of Jon Cusack saving...

Ash Reiter

Music

Popdose 2011: Michael Fortes’ album highlights of the year

Michael Fortes looks back on five major musical highlights as part of Popdose's 2011 year-end wrap-up....

Music

Popdose 2011: Ken Shane’s Favorite Albums of the Year

There was a lot of new music released this year. Ken Shane wades through it all to find a handful of albums with real staying power....

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...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

SMiLE-ology: Inside The Beach Boys’ SMiLE Sessions

Literally almost fifty years in the making, last week saw the release of The SMiLE Sessions, a boxed set of material from the Beach Boys...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: The Beach Boys, “The SMiLE Sessions” Webisodes, and More

To coincide with the long-awaited release of the Beach Boys SMiLE Sessions, the band has posted a new series of videos related to 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....

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....

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Had To Warm Up To

In conjunction with Chris Holmes' fantastic Friday Mixtape, here are more Popdose musical turning points....

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Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Wants to Know Where His French Fries Come From!

In which Bob Lefsetz tries to turn Five Guys' success into a metaphor for the music industry and fails miserably....

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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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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 4

We wrap up our look at Time-Life's AM Gold: 1962 compilation this week, and learn just how popular death songs were back then....

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Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 4/15/11 (Wedding Songs)

Yes, yes, June is the traditional month of the year associated with weddings, but your brother isn’t getting married this Sunday is...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: R.E.M., “Out of Time”

It’s not often that a band releases two solid albums in the same week — twenty years apart. But such a gesture is just all in a...

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with the O’s

We’re pleased to welcome The O’s for today’s edition of Desert Island Discs. A couple of years ago, their debut album...

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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, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...