New studio album (released June 8) pairs The Beach Boys’ original vocal harmonies with new arrangements recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios.
The June issue discusses the reunion of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia. Three members of the current Utopia are interviewed, including Rundgren himself. Issue on newsstands until June 4.
Win a copy of “Playing Chess” on vinyl, featuring 11 covers from the classic Chess label, and read an interview with singer Elise LeGrow.
Check out upcoming records shows and events, including Cromwell (CT) Record Riot on May 6 and Brooklyn (NY) Flea Record Fair on May 19.
Buffalo Springfield released three studio albums on ATCO during an intense, two-year creative burst in the late ’60s. Those albums have been newly remastered from the original analog tapes under the auspices of Neil Young for the new box set: WHAT’S THAT SOUND? THE COMPLETE ALBUMS COLLECTION.
Craft Recordings announces a special reissue of Social Distortion’s ‘Live at the Roxy.’ Due out on June 29th — almost 20 years to the day of the album’s original release date.
The Cure’s MIXED UP [DELUXE EDITION] will be available June 15 as a 3CD set. Also available the same day, are the 2LP vinyl sets of Mixed Up and Torn Down: Mixed Up Extras 2018. Both albums are pressed on 180-gram vinyl and are housed in Gatefold Sleeves.
Power pop singer-songwriter releases a new single called “She Hates The Beatles.”
2-CD Deluxe Edition and Limited Edition vinyl picture disc of
Grateful Dead’s second studio album will be available on July 13 via Rhino Records.
The winner of this Todd Rundgren Utopia Vintage Shot will receive the image as a 17″ x 22″ unframed print, printed with archival pigment inks on archival fine art paper. It will be autographed by the photographer Mark Weiss and it will include a Certificate of Authenticity (COA).