Category Archives: Soul

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 three … Continue reading

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SO JUST WHAT WAS THE FIRST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RECORD? – uDiscover

“My man rocks me with one steady roll.” – Trixie Smith, 1922 Rock and roll is as old as mankind and the first rock ‘n’ roll record was Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats’ ‘Rocket 88’ recorded at Sam Phillips’ … Continue reading

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