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Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson’s collaboration with fellow Beach Boys alums Al Jardine and David Marks places ‘No Pier Pressure’ into a compelling new context.

Mini Mansions + Brian Wilson, “Any Emotions” (2015): One Track Mind

Mini Mansions + Brian Wilson, “Any Emotions” (2015): One Track Mind

Mini Mansions, a still-emerging LA-based trio, thought they might get the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson on their new song. What were the chances?

Brian Wilson, “Wanderlust” from The Art of McCartney: Something Else! sneak peek

Brian Wilson, “Wanderlust” from The Art of McCartney: Something Else! sneak peek

Brian Wilson’s take on “Wanderlust” always seemed like it would be the jewel of the forthcoming ‘Art of McCartney’ tribute album. And it is.

‘We do look like the Beach Boys': Brian Wilson and Al Jardine are still battling with Mike Love

‘We do look like the Beach Boys': Brian Wilson and Al Jardine are still battling with Mike Love

“We wish him all the best,” Jardine says, “but doggonit …”

Odd Couples: The Beach Boys’ “Be True to Your School” vs. Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out”

Odd Couples: The Beach Boys’ “Be True to Your School” vs. Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out”

With kids returning to class, it’s time to consider these two iconic songs.

The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson aims to compose alone: ‘I’ve had it with collaborators’

The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson aims to compose alone: ‘I’ve had it with collaborators’

As for his old bandmates, Wilson says: “They were just not as good as writers.”

Mike Love still doesn’t get the Beach Boys’ SMiLE: ‘Such weirdness going on’

Mike Love still doesn’t get the Beach Boys’ SMiLE: ‘Such weirdness going on’

Several tracks were eventually released, but the bulk went unheard for decades.

‘A bit of a nightmare': For Jeff Beck, tour with Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson didn’t go as planned

To hear Jeff Beck describe it, his long-hoped-for tour last year with Beach Boys svengali Brian Wilson wasn’t the dream trip he’d hoped it would be.

Beck – Morning Phase (2014)

Beck – Morning Phase (2014)

When Beck came out with Sea Change in 2002, I was more than a little surprised. First of all, its sound was a drastic shift away from the snappin’ funk of Midnite Vultures. Oh sure, maybe it was telegraphed just a little bit by Mutations, but that didn’t really mute the shock of its arrival. But what surprised me evenRead More

‘It stopped working': For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

‘It stopped working': For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson held a free-ranging Facebook Q&A with fans on Monday, offering new insights into his forthcoming solo album