Beach Boys

L.A. Burning West Coast Concert Picks: June 26 To July 2

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2023

Neil Young has several nights at the Ford Theatre

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 170 to 161

By Steve Crawford | June 6, 2021

everything you love about the Beach Boys in spades

Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ 50th Anniversary Tribute At The Echo, Sunday May 15th 2016

By Alyson Camus | May 17, 2016

It took 16 bands and 4 hours to reinterpret Brian Wilson’s masterpiece.

Death Of The “Bop Bop Bop”

By Helen Bach | May 15, 2015

Nothing is the same. In a world of ‘been there done that’ rehashed tripe its astounding to think we really haven’t ‘heard it all’

Brian Fest At The Fonda Theater, Monday March 31st 2015

By Alyson Camus | April 3, 2015

the Beach Boys’ iconic catalog was brushed (in not the right order) by Norah Jones and Gingger Shankar, Heart’s Ann Wilson, The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steve Drozd, Devendra Banhart, Monters of Folk’s M. Ward, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Boz Scaggs, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, Local Natives, Capital Cities’ Sebu Simonian, Wilson Philips, Karen Elson, ex Magnetic Zeros’ Jade Castrinos, Adam Busch and Danny Masterson, Lucius’ Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, Doyle Bramhall II, Punch Brothers, Civil Wars’ Joy Williams, Kesha….

Are You Ready For A Brian Wilson’s Biopic?

By Alyson Camus | February 27, 2015

This time it is Brian Wilson’s turn, played by the brilliant Paul Dano. I like this guy so this upcoming movie can’t be a total mess right? ‘Love & Mercy’, directed by Bill Pohlad (‘The Tree of Life’) from a script by Oren Moverman and Michael Alan Lerner, will be released on June 5th in a theater near you. The movie, which narrates the career of the Beach Boys and their rise to the top of the world of rock & roll, has a new trailer

10 Songs: What rock nyc Is Listening To 1-21-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 21, 2014

Wasting My Young Years – London Grammar – This band is a little special, the lead singer has a deep moving voice and the sound is all indigo and moodiness; it gets old at some point but not yet – B+