The Beach Boys: Becoming the Beach Boys

The Beach Boys: Becoming the Beach Boys

By John Paul

Becoming the Beach Boys offers a comprehensive glimpse into the embryonic stages of one of America’s finest pop groups. 26 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

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	Morcheeba: The Antidote

This record is a study in the way a new vocalist can completely change the sound of a band. Your mileage may vary.

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

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