Category Archives: Album

THE BEACH BOYS: ‘Smiley Smile’ / ‘Wild Honey’ | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Beach Boys Smiley Smile Capitol; 2001 By Spencer Owen; March 29, 2001 In the mid-60’s, Brian Wilson declared a race to the next major development in record production techniques. Everything looked good in Wilson’s Beach Boys camp. He’d just produced one … Continue reading

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BRIAN WILSON’s ‘SMiLE’ vs. THE BEACH BOYS’ ‘The Smile Sessions’ | Consequence of Sound

Ten years later, Dean Essner speculates which one’s the real deal. BY DEAN ESSNER ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2014, 6:25AM How do you write a follow-up to Pet Sounds? Such was the dilemma of The Beach Boys architect Brian Wilson, who, at the … Continue reading

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THE BEACH BOYS – “The Smile Sessions” | Album Reviews | Consequence of Sound

BY MICHAEL ROFFMAN ON NOVEMBER 03, 2011, 12:00PM “Say, ‘Oh no, I’m stuck in my french horn.’” “It’s me. Brian. I’m in the microphone. It’s not a buzz. I’m really in here. I’m not kidding.” “Swim, swim, fishy. Swim, swim, fishy.” … Continue reading

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“GOLD1E” – The Concept Album

– Cosmic Dwellings interviews “GOLD1E“ writer, Tony G. Marshall about the idea behind the concept album of lyrical prose dedicated to his main character’s timeline of short stories – Cosmic Dwellings: What inspired you to create an additional project for … Continue reading

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THE JUKEBOX: Put Another Nickel In… | uDiscover

  “We had these little juke joints, little taverns at that time. On a weekend there was this little place in the alley that would stay open all night. We called them Saturday night fish fries, they had two or … Continue reading

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T. REX No. 1 That Took Four Years – uDiscover

Tyrannosaurus Rex would understandably have thought they’d cracked it when their first album, the expansively-titled ‘My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair…But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows’ hit the UK charts. Released in … Continue reading

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BOLAN Gives His Fans ‘HOT LOVE’ – uDiscover

It was ‘Ride A White Swan’ that lit the fire, and ‘Hot Love’ that set T. Rex ablaze. 44 years ago today, the band’s second big hit single gave Marc Bolan what he had always dreamed of: his first No. … Continue reading

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PINK FLOYD: ‘The Wall’ Turns 35 – Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd’s Enduring Rock Opus | Billboard

Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big Pink Floyd’s The Wall — a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption — has been presented … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: Rock & Classical Married – uDiscover

These days we’re very used to the worlds of rock and classical music coming together. In 1969, for the most part, they lived at very different addresses, until the composing genius of Jon Lord brought them together in the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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‘HEART’: Woven Colors…

I’m just a… “MASHALLAH!” came the cry crashing through an ambiguously deserted landscape: the lone prominent vocal, the thrashing lead ‘axe’ which resonates with a deathly ‘boom’ of bass and drums – integrated with a flourish of orchestral textures – all now serving to … Continue reading

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