Archive for September 25th, 2013

The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson: ‘We’re going all the way back’

The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson: ‘We’re going all the way back’

Even the disintigration of a long-hoped-for Beach Boys reunion hasn’t stopped Brian Wilson’s third-act creative resurgence. Ask Al Jardine, a childhood friend and long-time bandmate

Erik Friedlander – Claws & Wings (2013)

Erik Friedlander – Claws & Wings (2013)

Only a year after celebrating fifty years on Earth, master cellist Erik Friedlander faced the premature departure from Earth of his wife, choreographer and writer Lynn Shapiro.

On Second Thought: Liverpool Express – The Best Of Liverpool Express (2002)

Coming to be in 1975, Liverpool Express features lead singer and bassist Billy Kinsley, who enjoyed much success throughout Europe 10 years earlier with the Merseybeats.

Janelle Monae – The Electric Lady (2013)

The Electric Lady is, in Janelle Monáe’s words, “this glowing Technicolor woman.” A totem of sorts, the vision of the titular force behind her second full-length record drives every ounce

WTF?! Wednesdays: Dan Deacon, “Slow With Horns/Run For Your Life” (2012)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Dan Deacon, “Slow With Horns/Run For Your Life” (2012)

During his 2012 SXSW keynote address, Bruce Springsteen began a list of musical genres that had been born since the start of pop music.