Tag: The Beach Boys

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Young Rascals, “The Young Rascals”

In 1966 the Young Rascals rocked the world with their #1 hit "Good Lovin'." The single spurred their debut album into the upper reaches of...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 14

What's the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton...

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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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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 20 Songs of Summer (#20-11)

With summer winding down, the Popdose staff is counting down its favorite songs of the season....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Brian Wilson, “Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin”

The idea of a collaboration between two of America’s greatest composers is one that is intriguing, but also fraught with peril. The...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Wilson Phillips, “Wilson Phillips”

I blame Mike Love. Yes, it’s so easy to blame the guy for everything wrong in music. I mean, he’s egotistical, gave money to...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 4/9/10

As you know if you follow my quasi-weekly column “Way Out Wednesday,” I also run a blog called “Way Out Junk.” (It is, in fact,...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: The T.A.M.I. Show

The famous story goes that T.A.M.I. Show (Shout Factory) Executive Producer Bill Sargent wanted the Rolling Stones to close the show. The...

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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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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: The Beach Boys in Uniondale, May ’79

The Beach Boys were old(er) and struggling to remain relevant in the late '70s. Luckily (or not) for them, the tape was rolling to capture...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Venice, “Electric: Live and Amplified”

As a lover of vocal groups from the moment that my dad handed me my first Beach Boys album, I fell in love with the “California...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Surfing

“When a movie cuts to a beach shot with waves breaking in the background, it matters not how dramatic the cinematic moment, how...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Jayhawks, “Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology”

The Jayhawks, Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology – Deluxe Edition (Sony Legacy) In the grand history of pop music,...

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Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: The Beach Boys, “Here Comes the Night”

This week's edition of Lost in the '70s finds John C. Hughes uttering that most heartfelt of mantras for the true rock fan: "Fuck Mike...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Doing It Again

Welcome to our first reader-requested Song-Off Jr.  A while back, forwardgirl proposed a threesome…and although we felt a bit...