2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.
The Beach Boys’ newest studio album, “That’s Why God Made The Radio,” is more than good. It is, in a word, phenomenal.
A lot has been written over the last 50 years about The Beach Boys. While the group has had more downs than ups in recent years, its fan base remains as loyal as ever.
OHMYGODTHISSONGISGREAT. That’s what Nelson Bragg calls his publishing company, and it’s the phrase we uttered after hearing Bragg’s new LP, “We Get What We Want.”
The Beach Boys have had numerous hit records, but sometimes their non-hits were better than those that topped the charts.
We don’t have a museum or awards ceremony, but Goldmine does have a desire to honor deserving musicians and an alternative to the Rock Hall.
Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks will record a new studio album, reissue the band’s back catalog and tour internationally.
You’ve played air guitar, drummed on your desk and hummed along to the hundreds of hit songs, jingles and themes they recorded. Who are they? The Wrecking Crew.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame boasts a great variety when it comes to its inductees
Influence seems to be the main criteria for entrance into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame