Tag: Van Dyke Parks

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet may not be the king of pop – the title was pretty much taken before he was ever in contention – but he certainly...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Heavy Blinkers, “Health”

Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the...

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...

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....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Tim Buckley, “Tim Buckley (Deluxe Edition)”

In 1966 the stunning voice of Tim Buckley emerged. Rhino Handmade has reissued his debut album, along with the early Buckley music that...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Legends of the Canyon” (Win a Copy!)

L.A.'s Laurel Canyon was one of the most important breeding grounds for American music in the '60s. A new documentary traces the history of...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Judy Collins, “Who Knows Where the Time Goes”

Released during the tumult of 1968, this Judy Collins album served Ken Shane as an oasis of serenity during some dark days....


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: Kelley Ryan’s New “Twist” on Girl-Pop

The astroPuppees frontwoman steps into the light with a sunny album depicting the range of female experience, with help from her pals Don...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ringo Starr, “Y Not”

I know that I have a tendency to dwell on the past, but it seems somehow sad to me that the release of a new album by a member of the...


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...


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...