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....

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...