Beach Boys

Stream Mike Love’s New Solo Album 12 Sides of Summer

Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love is back with his new album 12 Sides of Summer. The seasonally-appropriate release is Love's first since his 2018 Christmas…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

Fiona Apple – “In My Room” (ft. Jakob Dylan)

Fiona Apple has released a cover of the Beach Boys classic "In My Room" in collaboration with Jakob Dylan. As Pitchfork points out, the track…
Rob Arcand / May 24, 2019

Watch the Trailer for a New Laurel Canyon Documentary Featuring Tom Petty, Brian Wilson, Fiona Apple, and More

A new documentary called Echo in the Canyon, which deals with the pop music scene in Laurel Canyon in the mid-1960s, is set for wide…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 4, 2019

New Brian Wilson Documentary Will Feature Bruce Springsteen, Elton John

Brian Wilson is the subject of a new documentary, Variety and Rolling Stone report. Directed by Brent Wilson (no relation), the documentary will follow the…
Will Gottsegen / December 3, 2018

Brian Wilson Returns to His High School, Gets F in Music Changed To An A

Brian Wilson recently returned to Hawthorne High School in California — where he graduated along with the rest of the original Beach Boys lineup —…
James Rettig, Stereogum / January 17, 2018

Grammys Hall of Fame Adds Recordings by Nirvana, Prince, David Bowie, and 22 Others

The Recording Academy announced this morning that it will add 25 recordings to its Grammys Hall of Fame next year. The 2017 additions include albums and…
Taylor Berman / November 28, 2016

Watch Beck, Chris Martin, and Chad Smith Cover the Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Bruce Springsteen, and More

Last night, a fundraiser for the Malibu Boys And Girls Club turned into a dad rock summit. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith, Beck, Chris Martin, Bruce…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 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

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

Haim Sleepily Covered the Beach Boys’ ‘Surfer Girl’ With Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste

Thursday night, Haim put on a charity concert in Los Angeles called Sam Jam, celebrating the life of their late friend Sammi Kane Kraft. A…
Colin Joyce / April 4, 2015

‘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

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

Emile Hirsch Was a High School Freestyle Hero

In his silver screen pursuits Emile Hirsch, 28, has done everything from roughin' it in Into the Wild to scooting around the track in Speed…
Luke McCormick / August 2, 2013

Beach Boys’ Mike Love Explains Brian Wilson’s ‘Firing,’ Confuses Everyone

It's usually not a good idea to take sides in another family's dispute. Exhibit A: The latest twist in the Beach Boys' long-running saga of…
Marc Hogan / October 8, 2012
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