Beach Boys ’68: A Review of Two New Sets

I thought it was going to happen. I thought it was actually bound to happen... A Beach Boys archival set spanning the entirety of 1968. Why wouldn't there be? The Beach Boys enterprise has been releasing comprehensive, almost exhaustive sets detailing the makings of some of their classic albums in the recent years. About two … Continue reading Beach Boys ’68: A Review of Two New Sets

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‘Yellow Submarine’ – An Animation Thesis

Fifty years ago, feature animation and popular music came together, and created something glorious. My next pick for "Animation Thesis" is, unlike the three films before it, something that the House of Mouse was never involved with in any way... Yet, the House of Mouse considering doing a remake of it at one point in … Continue reading ‘Yellow Submarine’ – An Animation Thesis

Sunshine Dream: A Review of The Newest Beach Boys Archival Release

If you haven't been here for a while, here's the skinny... I am a bonafide super-fan of the Brothers' Wilson and friends... Known as The Beach Boys, of course. I'll spare the introduction, because this is a review of an archive release exploring a year where The Beach Boys ceased being popular on American soil, … Continue reading Sunshine Dream: A Review of The Newest Beach Boys Archival Release

A Fan’s Dream: 50th Anniversary ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Is LOADED

June 1st... The Beatles' legendary, renowned, belovedĀ Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band will turn 50 years old. Apple Records is pulling out all the stops. For the first time, a Beatles studio album re-issue will come with... BONUS TRACKS. The Beatles' original UK discography was first issued on CD in 1987. None of those re-issues … Continue reading A Fan’s Dream: 50th Anniversary ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Is LOADED