Posts tagged "reunion"

I Will Gladly Ultimate Fight The Beach Boys' Mike Love

I Will Gladly Ultimate Fight The Beach Boys' Mike Love
Let’s make this very clear, Mike Love — you’re in a cover band. That’s right. You are in a Brian Wilson song cover band. Sure, you happen to have had the good fortune of being related (a cousin.. we all have them) to one of the best rock music composers of all time (perhaps the... Read more »

A Dispatch Concerning Dispatch: Circles Around the Sun

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Dispatch’s new album was released today, Tuesday, 8/21/12. That’s something you might have never thought you’d hear again after they broke up in 2002. And again after their “final concert” in 2004. And then when they never quite re-united, but played a killer show for Zimbabwe in 2007. The three equal bandleaders have, once again,... Read more »

Beach Boys' new single "That's Why God Made the Radio" not good enough for radio

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Here they go. After more than 20 years apart, the Beach Boys are definitely reuniting, releasing another album, touring… surfing?… Have to admit — I really thought this reunion would eventually go the way of a Van Halen “They’re gonna… No they’re not.. But they might (but actually never were)”-type flirtation. It’s not going to... Read more »
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Beach Boys reunion gives me bad vibrations

I love the Beach Boys completely un-ironically. I dig Brian Wilson’s early “Surfin’” vibe and love when they sailed off the beach to find their Pet Sounds and eventually Smiled 37 years too late. I once won a karaoke contest singing “Surfin’ Safari.” The Boys are in some sort of tantric doo-wop battle with The Doors... Read more »