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Love & Mercy and the Saving of Brian Wilson

Beach Boy Brian Wilson, musical genius and cultural icon, should have died, but did not. Someone saved him. Who, exactly, did the saving is up for debate. In any case, hot new biopic Love & Mercy, fleshes out the less-familiar trope of “saving the artist,” and our own Robert Burke Warren digs that. Continue reading

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Matters of Faint Import, Vol. III: Five Biggest Pet Peeves in Music

Owen King and his band of merry music pranksters reveal their musical red lines. Continue reading

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Caroline, No

In Sunday Magazine, Caroline Leavitt recalls the time she got picked up hitchhiking — by the Beach Boys. Continue reading

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The Ten Bands I Will be Pleasured With in Heaven

Last week, Sean Beaudoin was in musical hell. This week, it’s the Pearly Gates. Which bands does he like? Hint: there’s no “Tears in Heaven” in heaven. Continue reading

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