Earlier tonight, news broke that Chuck Berry had passed away. He was 90. Numerous artists and fans have paid tribute to the rock’n’roll legend on social media. Find reactions from Brian Wilson, Bruce Springsteen, Questlove, The Rolling...Show More Summary
At the Jazz At Porquerolles Festival on the French Riviera in 2011, Charles Lloyd and his remarkable quartet of the period turned their attention to one of Brian Wilson’s songs. Wilson first recorded the piece as a single in 1966 and later used it in the Beach Boys album Pet Sounds. Lloyd toured with the […]
The Brian Wilson we meet in this book looks back on that mid-70s caricature with sympathy and dread, and a touch of fondness. As this gentle, over-sensitive voice emerges page after page, a larger picture emerges, and it’s all him.
Ride The Lightning is one of the most important albums in the history of heavy metal. "Riding A Lightning Bolt," on the other hand, sounds like Brian Wilson refracting through Animal Collective and boomeranging back to the '60s, leaving behind sonic contrails in its wake. The latter title is the new single from Mr. Husband,…
The last time I heard from Jim Of Seattle, I compared them to the likes of Brian Wilson, Todd Rundgren, and Prince for their diversity and eclectic side. Eclecticness is still present on Both The Planet Frank And The Chet Lambert Show (Green Monkey) but now they’re getting in contact with Devo and Frank Zappa, […]
The right-hander hasn't pitched in the majors since 2014
Former education minister Brian Wilson had some interesting things to say in this article for The Times recently in which he stressed the need for early intervention to tackle educational deprivation. Here are two key paragraphs: It need not be like this. Show More Summary
Showtime has announced a new documentary about the Beach Boys’ iconic album Pet Sounds. Titled Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds, the new film is set to include exclusive interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston,...Show More Summary
George Michael has died at the age of 53. After the news broke, numerous artists took to social media to react to his passing. Below, find tributes and tweets from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Caroline Polachek, British politician Jeremy Corbyn, Mark Ronson, Questlove, Run the Jewels’ El-P, and more. I am in deep shock. Show More Summary
PUNISH! Easily the most iconic killer Santa in the history of the horror genre was Billy in Silent Night, Deadly Night, portrayed by young and inexperienced actor Robert Brian Wilson. For many years, fans had tried in vain to get in contact with Wilson or at least learn a bit about his current whereabouts, and […]
Wilson and Seun Kuti reigned, but it was homegrown talent that impressed the most at Acapulco's Trópico, a rising boutique festival founded to resist cartels and prove that Mexican youth can live freely under the looming specter of violence.
New books look at the careers of Brian Wilson, Paul Simon and other music stars.
In his new memoir, I Am Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys leader describes how he resurrected the legendary Smile album, aborted in 1967, and finally finished it.
The “We Are Not Afraid” refugee aid campaign has tapped numerous musicians to appear in their new PSA promoting awareness for the global refugee crisis and other victims of political and religious violence. The video features appearances...Show More Summary
Tortured Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson blames his life of fear, torment and mental illness on his “monster,” boozer father, who beat him unmercifully! The 74-year-old singer-songwriter who penned and… READ ON
Surf City: The Jan and Dean Story This is strangely readable. Writing is an art, a talent that most people don’t possess. After finishing this, I tried to crack the new Brian Wilson book, it was unfathomable, short sentences as if you were in the room and the man himself was free-associating. Show More Summary
Brian Wilson, the former Beach Boy, recalls his anguish in a new memoir The post Beach Boy Brian Wilson’s memoir pulls no punches appeared first on Macleans.ca.
“While there’s much to process from his past, Wilson is living in the present, touring with a band for the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. … We reached him in Portland, Ore., as he prepared for a sound check. He seemed courteous, but wary: a man who prefers to express himself in […]