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Omnivore Announces Record Store Day Vinyl Specials

Omnivore Recordings presented its first-ever release for Record Store Day 2012 — the now-collectible Big Star Third [Test Pressing Edition]. Following with releases from Buck Owens, The Knack, Hank Williams, Game Theory, Jaco Pastorius, and others, the label has lived not …
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Beach Boys Celebrate The Season With Winning Concert in Costa Mesa, California

Rarely has the real-life tale of a legendary ensemble been so at odds with its soundscape as the Beach Boys. While the Southern California group ignited the world with feel-good songs chronicling surfing, pretty girls and cool hot rods in the early ’60s, the Beach Boys’ half-century-long story includes a Shakespeare-worthy cast featuring brothers Dennis Wilson (who drowned in 1983), Carl Wilson (who died…
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The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour – On DVD And Digital Video June 18

On June 18, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour on DVD and Digital Video [Pre-book Order Date May 24, MSRP $9.98] Filmed in 1976 at Anaheim Stadium for American television, Good Vibrations follows the release …
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2012 Record Store Day Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas shopping is in full swing, and if you’re anything like me, that means it’s time to buy some music. On Black Friday, I stopped by a local record store and picked up some goodies available via Record Store Day’s “Back to Black Friday” initiative. Among my prized positions: the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana’s Incesticide on 12” vinyl and the limited-edition, 10” vinyl of Mad Season’s famed single, “River of Deceit.” The folks behind National Record Store Day have hooked up a bevy of holiday releases available exclusively…
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The Beach Boys – That’s Why God Made The Radio

All the surviving Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Bruce Johnston) have used the occasion of their 50th anniversary as a band to surprise everybody with the release of a new full-length studio album that mostly picks up where the surf music pioneers left off with their wonderful late ‘60s material. From the infectious title track “That’s Why God Made the Radio” to the affecting “Shelter” and breezy “Isn’t It Time” to the lush masterpiece “Summer’s Gone,” few knew one of America’s greatest-ever bands …
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Music Worth Buying: The Beach Boys and Asia

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs. It’s the 50th Anniversary of The Beach Boys, so this week TJ examines their latest album: “That’s Why God Made The Radio”. And Robert talks about “XXX” The 30th Anniversary album by 80’s rock group Asia.
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The Beach Boys To Reunite On The Grammy Stage

The Beach Boys — Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks, who have not
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Brian Wilson sings ‘In the Key of Disney’

Fans of Brian Wilson and Walt Disney will get good vibrations on Oct. 25, when the former Beach Boys leader releases
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