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On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall. The orchestra will be conducted by Beck's…   Read Story »
After three years of experiencing non-Nordic winters, Stereogum made a triumphant return to the land of Olso cold and classic, icy, YouTube-able slip-and-falls last week as I made the transatlantic…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, London's Barbican hosted a career retrospective for the influential composer Van Dyke Parks, a figure who is best known for his work on the Beach Boys' SMiLE as well as more…   Read Story »
There's no doubt Brian Wilson's not what he was in his prime, but he's still Brian Wilson (when we last checked), so it's good news That Lucky Old Sun finally has an official release date. As well as…   Read Story »
Michael In Los Angeles sent word on this new Brian Wilson, humbly pointing out it isn't actually a tip because, "Rolling Stone even mentioned it in their last issue." Well, we don't all read RS these…   Read Story »
Those in London next Sunday with no plans and a love for Jarvis Cocker and/or the The Jungle Book soundtrack are best advised to buy tix for "Forest Of No Return: Hal Willner presents the Vintage…   Read Story »