brian wilson

Brian Wilson’s Memoir Brings a Boomer Icon Down to Earth

Every classic rock act has its own mythology to be reverently cited by fans of the form decades later, held up as an example of…
Jeremy Gordon / October 20, 2016

Northside Festival 2016: Brian Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst, and More

The 2016 Northside Festival music lineup has been announced, with headliners including Brian Wilson performing the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst, and Wolf…
Rachel Brodsky / March 9, 2016

Shannon and the Clams, Holy Wave Cover the Beach Boys on ‘A Tribute to “Pet Sounds”‘

This year marks 50 years since the Beach Boys released their iconic Pet Sounds in 1966. In January, the beloved Brian Wilson announced a 50th Anniversary…
Natalie Caamano / March 2, 2016

Brian Wilson to Tour for ‘Pet Sounds’ 50th Anniversary

Last fall, Beach Boy Brian Wilson was announced as a 2016 Levitation Festival performer, with plans set to play the classic, hugely acclaimed 1966 album Pet Sounds in…
Brennan Carley / January 25, 2016

Levitation Festival 2016 Lineup: Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, and More

Update: Levitation has added more acts to next year's bill, including Oneohtrix Point Never, Caribou, Slowdive, and more. See the full lineup and an announcement…
Rachel Brodsky / September 30, 2015

Bruce Springsteen Crashes Brian Wilson Concert Because America

Brian Wilson trod on Bruce Springsteen's turf last night when the Beach Boys luminary came to New Jersey to play a concert. Luckily, the Boss was…
James Grebey / July 2, 2015

The Flaming Lips Cover the Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations,’ Talk Brian Wilson’s Legacy

Back in March, a handful of rock A-listers (including Brandon Flowers, Best Coast, and the Flaming Lips) paid tribute to the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson…
Colin Joyce / June 3, 2015

SXSW Announces Screenings of Films About Brian Wilson, Tower Records, and More

On top of the stellar musical lineup at this year's South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, organizers have now announced plans to screen a…
Brennan Carley / February 4, 2015

Everything Comes Together in Emile Haynie’s New Single ‘Falling Apart’

New York producer Emile Haynie just released another compelling single, and just like the last one, it's a star-studded affair that features Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt and…
James Grebey / October 14, 2014

‘God Only Knows’ How Many Musicians Are in This BBC Music Video

If you live across the pond and you're not yet super-excited for the debut of BBC Music — the omnipresent media conglomerate's new venture, described in a…
Andrew Unterberger / October 7, 2014

Watch Brian Wilson, ‘Weird Al,’ Wayne Coyne, and More Cover George Harrison

An impressive lineup of musicians — and one musician/comedian, and one comedian — came together to honor the legendary late George Harrison at a memorial concert…
James Grebey / September 29, 2014

Brian Wilson Plans Team-Ups With Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves

Brian Wilson is turning to a new generation of musical talent as the Beach Boys great works on his next album. According to a short…
Marc Hogan / June 11, 2014

Boomer Camp: Brian Wilson to Fulfill Your Dad’s Rock’n’Roll Fantasy

Look alive, aging rock'n'roll hopefuls! From April 18 to 21, Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck will host a Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp at the…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

How to Destroy Angels’ Atticus Ross May Score Brian Wilson Biopic

Yet another musician-focused biopic is on the way: the Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Paul Dano (Looper, There Will Be Blood, Little Miss Sunsine) will play a…
Kyle McGovern / January 18, 2013

The Beach Boys Will Reunite at the Grammys, Tragically, With Foster the People and Maroon 5

The good news: The recently reunited surviving members of the Beach Boys just announced that they will perform for the first time in nearly 20…
SPIN Staff / February 8, 2012
Page 1 of 2