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Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 24 Articles
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//Features

1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music
5 Feb 2015 // 8:05 PM

The year 1965 saw many musical developments, a significant one of which is Brian Wilson's development from poet laureate of high school to baroque visionary.

The Once and Future King: 'SMiLE' and Brian Wilson’s Very American Dream
26 Aug 2012 // 5:12 PM

Almost half a century later, The SMiLE Sessions fully vindicate Brian Wilson's obsessive efforts: the material is complex but accessible, intense but assured, the fully realized vision of a unique talent.

//Columns

The End of the Beach Boys' Summer
6 Aug 2013 // 5:40 PM

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.

//Reviews

Brian Wilson: No Pier Pressure
6 Apr 2015 // 8:06 PM

No Pier Pressure is a lifeless, limp collection of songs that counts as a Brian Wilson album in name only.

'The Wrecking Crew' Celebrates One of the Music Industry's Best Kept Secrets
13 Mar 2015 // 3:20 AM

By showing the range and the influence these session musicians had on the hits from the '50s to the '70s, The Wrecking Crew proves their place in rock 'n' roll history.

//Blogs

The 12 Best Brian Wilson Songs
20 May 2015 // 3:00 AM

In addition to his recent album, No Pier Pressure, Brian Wilson is about to have a biopic about him released in theaters. The 12 songs below also form a vivid portrait of his life as a pop genius.

Pop Unmuted Podcast: Brian Wilson's 'No Pier Pressure' and Veteran Pop Artists
27 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM

The latest installment of Pop Unmuted talks about pop artists who are far into their careers, starting with the latest Brian Wilson album. No Pier Pressure.

//News

Beach Boy Brian Wilson says biopic ‘Love & Mercy’ gets it right
9 Apr 2015 // 8:24 AM

Brian Wilson has always seen the power of music as something that transcended mere entertainment.

Mike Love’s touring plans raise questions about group’s future
25 Sep 2012 // 7:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Even on a day designed to celebrate 50 years of the signature harmonies of the Beach Boys, the notoriously fractious group couldn’t avoid

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Epitaph' Dispels Hollywood Myths About the Gunfight at O.K. Corral

// Re:Print

"Doria Russell finds heroes in the errant in Epitaph, a novel that captures the realities of the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and much more.

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