Magic Kids announce US tour dates. Building up to their release of Memphis on August 24 via Matador Records, Memphis’s own Magic Kids are touring hard. Magic Kids bring some the sounds of the early Beach Boys to a new generation. The first single, Summer is a near perfect pop song with great harmonies and transports you instantly into happy land.
A chronologically ordered Q&A with Jan & Dean spanning 1993-2009, highlighting their early success.
Beach Boys co-founders have praise for singer and her hit single
‘Surf City’ topped Billboard Hot 100 in July 1963
Joint writing, recording projects have been discussed
Anny Celsi and Laurie Biagini are the latest on the power pop playlist
Rejoice, pop fans: the first truly great record of 2010 has arrived, in the form of Seth Swirsky’s gorgeous “Watercolor Day.”
Long before The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Todd Rundgren and Phil Spector — the people most often credited with revolutionizing modern pop — Les Paul created the solid-body electric guitar and was wowing the masses with amazing multi-tracked music.
As the surviving member of Jan & Dean, Dean Torrence continues to tour keeping the spirit of the Jan & Dean name alive. 50 years after the release of "Baby Talk." Torrence is preparing for a performance at the Endless Summer Quarterly East Coast Fan Convention Sept. 12 and took time to talk with Goldmine about Jan & Dean.
What’s on the minds of Goldmine’s readers? Find out in this installment of Please Mr. Postman!