Articles tagged pet sounds

The Personal Accounts of The Beach Boys Make This Documentary Worthwhile

Classic Albums: Pet Sounds expands the mythos of one musician to an entire group, and in doing so, allows us to see the project in a different, equally compelling light.

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Racializing Rock: The ‘60s and the White Sounds of ‘Pet Sounds’

Pet Sounds is not a racist text, but its impact was racist because it further encoded rock as a white genre, perpetuating the institutionalized prejudice that relegated African Americans to the margins of rock.

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Various Artists: A Tribute to Pet Sounds

Some of the most respected experimental artists of the 21st century dish up their takes on the Beach Boys' classic album.

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Why Does the Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ Still Have Its Hold on Us?

Fifty years on, Brian Wilson’s emotive musings on love, loss, and loneliness have proven to be truly timeless.

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‘Love & Mercy’ and the Dualities of Brian Wilson

Operating through a series of simple juxtapositions, Love & Mercy is kept riveting due to the stellar and nuanced performances by Paul Dano and John Cusack.

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The End of the Beach Boys’ Summer

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.

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The shadow of Pet Sounds loomed large on the Beach Boys after it was released in 1966. How do you follow-up one of the greatest, if

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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