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

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

By Joshua Friedberg

27 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

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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Wandering Still: An Interview With the Album Leaf

By Morgan Evans

23 Sep 2016 // 8:41 AM

It's been six long years since Jimmy LaValle's last full-length as the Album Leaf, but as Between Waves proves, the wait was worth it....

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