Catch A Wave: A Chat with Beach Boys Author James B. Murphy

Catch A Wave: A Chat with Beach Boys Author James B. Murphy

From performing in school cafeterias to tearing it up on the stage of the Hollywood Bowl, James B. Murphy’s new book, Becoming the Beach Boys 1961-1963 chronicles the back story behind how it all happened in exhaustive detail. Culling original and archival interviews, newly discovered documents and illustrated with scores of previously unseen photographs and […]

Mike Love of the Beach Boys: One-On-One (Interview Part 2)

Mike Love of the Beach Boys: One-On-One (Interview Part 2)

Last month, we ran an in-depth interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys. This month, we present Part 2 of that intimate chat… Rock Cellar Magazine: You’ve discussed your admiration for Brian’s gifts many times throughout years but less has been said about your other band mates. Tell us about the artistry/innate talents of your band […]

Mike Love of the Beach Boys: One-On-One (The Interview Part 1)

Mike Love of the Beach Boys: One-On-One (The Interview Part 1)

As front man of the Beach Boys for over 50 plus years, Mike Love has served as the group’s tireless ringleader, delivering the legendary outfit’s timeless brand of sun-drenched hits and harmony to SRO crowds around the world. Along with fellow band mate/cousin Brian Wilson, the duo penned some of popular music’s most sublime jewels numbering I Get Around, California Girls, Good […]

Watch the Lyric Video for Brian Wilson’s New Song ‘The Right Time’ – ft. Beach Boys David Marks & Al Jardine (Video)

Watch the Lyric Video for Brian Wilson’s New Song ‘The Right Time’ – ft. Beach Boys David Marks & Al Jardine (Video)

Brian Wilson has debuted some music from his anticipated new solo record, No Pier Pressure. Here’s The Right Time, which features the help of Beach Boys David Marks and Al Jardine (Jardine sings lead vocals here): No Pier Pressure, which will also feature appearances from Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward, Kacey Musgraves, Nate Ruess of […]

Jeff Beck to Release New Album in Spring 2014

Jeff Beck to Release New Album in Spring 2014

In a post on his official website, Jeff Beck revealed that he will be releasing a new solo album sometime in Spring 2014. The message: After taking a very short well earned break post his recent tour with Brian Wilson. Jeff has been spending  most of his time with his new band (Rhonda Smith – […]

Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Mike Love Interview Part 2

Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Mike Love Interview Part 2

Last month, we presented Part 1 of our feature interview with Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and Mike Love of the Beach Boys as part of our special theme issue. Next up is Part 2 of the spirited interview, which, if you recall, was conducted with Wilson, Love and Jardine separately before being compiled into this piece. Enjoy! Rock Cellar […]