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Tomorrow Never Knows: How 1966’s Trilogy Of Pet Sounds, Blonde On Blonde, And Revolver Changed Everything

The 1960s cast a long shadow. We live in nostalgia-addled times, an era when retro-culture and revivals are ever-present and intermingled in the vast and…
Ryan Leas | August 5, 2016 - 11:31 am


How Brian Wilson Helped Spawn Punk

It was the winter of 1978/'79 in Los Angeles -- that is to say, not much of a winter at all. The Last were holed…
Brad Shoup | April 14, 2015 - 9:32 am


Uncut’s 50 Greatest Bootlegs

In its latest issue, Uncut celebrates the shadow economy that surrounds rock music by presenting its list of the 50 greatest bootlegs: Live albums, alternate…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2011 - 9:38 am

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Stream Levitation Festival’s A Tribute To Pet Sounds Compilation (Stereogum Premiere)

There are very few people who deny the importance and general enjoyability of Pet Sounds. With his meticulous orchestration, arrangement, and attention to detail, Brian…
Michelle Laggan | April 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Brian Wilson Announces 50th Anniversary Pet Sounds World Tour

Brian Wilson has announced a world tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds. According to Wilson's official website, it will be the last…
James Rettig | January 25, 2016 - 10:14 am

Watch A Teaser For Phoenix & Bill Murray’s Christmas Single

On Friday, we'll finally get to see Bill Murray's all-star Christmas special A Very Murray Christmas. Sofia Coppola directed the movie, and the celebrity guests…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2015 - 10:35 am

Watch Fiona Apple, Beck, Cat Power, & More Cover The Music Of Laurel Canyon In LA

As we previously reported, the Echo In The Canyon tribute to California folk-rock took place last night at the Orpheum in LA. Jakob Dylan was…
Caitlin White | October 13, 2015 - 10:49 am

Levitation Fest 2016 Lineup Has Pet Sounds, AnCo, FlyLo

Levitation Fest will return to Austin in the spring of 2016 (4/29-5/1 to be exact) with a beyond impressive lineup. Headlining the bill is Brian…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2015 - 11:55 am

Watch Bruce Springsteen Join Brian Wilson Onstage In New Jersey

Last night, the insular Beach Boys sonic genius Brian Wilson played a show at Holmdel, New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and he was joined…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2015 - 9:31 am

Young Buffalo – “Hang On To Your Ego” (Beach Boys Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Though Young Buffalo officially formed in 2009, the group's two main songwriters, Ben Yarbrough and Jim Barrett have been polishing their hearty, melodic rock songs…
Aaron Lindenberg | May 6, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Watch A Longer, More Revealing Trailer For Brian Wilson Biopic Love & Mercy

We already saw one trailer for the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy, and it showed us that Paul Dano is a good choice for…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Brian Wilson Has Never Heard Of Punk Rock

While Donald Fagen is recapping his Coachella tour experiences, Brian Wilson is full steam ahead doing interviews for his brand new album No Pier Pressure
Caitlin White | April 9, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips, Kesha, Bethany Cosentino, Norah Jones, & Brian Wilson Sing Beach Boys Songs At Brian Fest

Last night, the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson was honored at a tribute concert held at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Brian Fest aligns with the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 31, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Brian Wilson – “Sail Away” (Feat. Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin)

Brian Wilson, the erratic genius who made the Beach Boys great, has been working on a new collab-heavy solo album called No Pier Pressure, and…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Watch The Trailer For Brian Wilson Biopic Love & Mercy

Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson is one of the most legendary figures in music, a guy who wrote and produced dozens of classic songs and…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2015 - 1:44 pm

Brian Wilson – “The Right Time”

Brian Wilson's 11th solo album No Pier Pressure will be out in April, and tracks from the record are beginning to surface. The combination of…
Caitlin White | February 19, 2015 - 2:43 pm
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