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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

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

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Janelle Monáe’s New Album Will Feature Brian Wilson And Zoë Kravitz

Janelle Monáe is just ahead of releasing Dirty Computer, her first album in five years. Going along with the titular theme, Monáe has shared the…
Julia Gray | April 24, 2018 - 7:03 pm

Brian Wilson Returns To High School, Gets His F In Music Changed To An A

Brian Wilson recently returned to Hawthorne High School in California -- where he graduated along with the rest of the original Beach Boys lineup --…
James Rettig | January 16, 2018 - 3:32 pm

Brian Wilson – “Run James Run”

Later this week, Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology will be released. It's a collection of studio tracks and live recordings that celebrate the Beach Boy's…
James Rettig | September 18, 2017 - 11:37 am

Hear Brian Wilson’s Previously Unreleased “Some Sweet Day”

Later this month, Rhino Records will release Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology, a collection of studio tracks and live recordings celebrating his long solo career.
James Rettig | September 6, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Brian Wilson Announces New Anthology Playback Featuring Two Unreleased Songs

Brian Wilson has announced a new solo anthology called Playback, a collection of 18 studio tracks and live recordings celebrating his 30-year solo career. The…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2017 - 9:42 pm

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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

8 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Saturday

Saturday was Primavera Sound's final full night of music, and I expected it to be a pleasant comedown after Thursday and Friday's thrills. Instead, it…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2016 - 3:22 pm

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

Read An Excerpt From Brian Wilson’s Memoir

Brian Wilson first announced that he was working on an autobiography back in 2013, and that autobiography is finally hitting shelves this fall. Entitled I
Peter Helman | April 11, 2016 - 10:35 pm

FIR – “Summer Wasn’t There” (Stereogum Premiere)

FIR incorporate the songwriting skills of Brent Rademaker of Beachwood Sparks and Matt Piucci of Rain Parade, the vocals of the Allah-Las, and the instrumental…
Sadie Bell | April 6, 2016 - 10:46 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

Brian Wilson, Bryce Dessner Nominated For Golden Globe Awards

As I'm typing this, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is announcing the nominees for this year's Golden Globe Awards. And the most important thing, the…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 9:43 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
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