Tuesday, August 6 2013
Then and now, the ethical questions that arise here involve the choice to turn this troubled phase of Brian Wilson's life and career into entertainment.
Friday, July 1 2011
David Browne’s Fire and Rain tells the story of four iconic albums of 1970 and the lives, times, and constantly intertwining personal ties of the remarkable artists who made them.
Friday, October 15 2010
Stephen Rowland kicks off a series of retrospectives to showcase Beach Boys and Beach Boys-related material that is not very popular, rare, or has been forgotten completely.
Tuesday, August 11 2009
Don't break out the flip-flops quite yet: This fine and servicable Beach Boys compilation hits only a couple of highlights (along with some excellent album cuts), but isn't much in terms of a cohesive listening experience.
Thursday, February 5 2009
My conversations with Rudy Wurlitzer were not unlike a road journey itself with plenty of unplanned side trips along the way.
Thursday, September 11 2008
Sitting down with producer Gregg Jakobson and Dean Torrence (of Jan & Dean), PopMatters reflects on the genius of Dennis Wilson, who worked on his own time, by his own rules, and in a life that had so much to offer.
Tuesday, June 10 2008
A pair of new Beach Boys releases -- a 16-disc box set of singles and the reissue of Dennis Wilson's Pacific Ocean Blue -- examines the group's resonance beyond the lauded Pet Sounds era.
Monday, June 2 2008
Thursday, January 24 2008
The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.
Thursday, January 10 2008
The legacy of Two-Lane Blacktop has survived all these years, and this superb new DVD will assure that the film will not be forgotten.