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  • Summer has arrived: The Beach Boys hit the road with new album

    Summer has arrived: The Beach Boys hit the road with new album
    Early on "That's Why God Made the Radio," the new Beach Boys album released earlier this month, comes "Isn't It Time," a breezy pop song bursting at its seams with the group's instantly recognizable vocal harmonies. "The world is changed and yet the game...
  • City Lights: It's good to have the Boys back

    A few years ago, two of my Canadian cousins were visiting California and stopped back at the house enthused. The cause of their excitement? They had been driving around in their rental car when the Beach Boys' "I Get Around" came on the radio. After...
  • Album of the Week: Dent May, 'Do Things'

    Album of the Week: Dent May, 'Do Things'
    Mississippi native Dent May has genre-jumped from cowboy-psych to ukulele tunes and all around from there. Now the southern eclecticist has put together a record of '80s synth pop, with dinky drum programming, ultra-compressed guitar sounds, puffed-up...
  • Review: Beach Boys ride a wave of good vibrations in Virginia Beach

    Review: Beach Boys ride a wave of good vibrations in Virginia Beach
    Beach Boys fans who bought tickets to see the band in Virginia Beach had reason to be excited -- and concerned -- leading up to Tuesday's concert at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater. For the band's 50th anniversary tour, original and early members Al...
  • Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's

    Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's
    The dB's -- one of the greatest, most-overlooked rock bands of the 1980s -- is back together with its original lineup and a new album of fresh material. For me, this is more exciting than the Beach Boys mending fences with Brian Wilson. The new dB's...
  • Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser is back in Laguna Beach

    Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser is back in Laguna Beach
    The Laguna Beach Police Employees Assn. will hold its second annual Dunk-A-Cop fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the cobblestones at Main Beach. Proceeds will go toward the Laguna Beach Boys & Girls Club. Last year the association raised...
  • Half Lucky, full jam band to play at Descanso Gardens

    Half Lucky, full jam band to play at Descanso Gardens
    Family music covers a lot of territory. It can be simple nursery rhymes or musically sophisticated, inventive original songs. Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, a recent entry in the “kindie rock” field, falls squarely in the latter category....
  • Advocate Interview: Craig Finn of The Hold Steady

    Advocate Interview: Craig Finn of The Hold Steady
    The Hold Steady July 19, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) ) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com   Rock and Roll is revolutionary. It's about sex and rebellious youth. It's about a new generation forging its own world in contrast to the...
  • Cruise Night rolls into Glendale

    Cruise Night rolls into Glendale
    Around 400 classic cars will be on display Saturday during the 19th annual Cruise Night downtown. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and will take over Brand Boulevard from Lexington Drive to Broadway. “It looks like it will be another...
  • Free Music Friday! Rainy day indie rock from The Raveonettes

    Free Music Friday! Rainy day indie rock from The Raveonettes
    When making a new album, The Raveonettes put themselves in a different state of mind ... and body. "When you start to record a new album, people always ask you what you think it will sound like," wrote Sune Rose Wagner, who with Sharin Woo, makes up...
  • Singer-Songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs Can Find Sadness in Strange Places

    Singer-Songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs Can Find Sadness in Strange Places
    Jenny Owen Youngs w/ Mirah and Jaymay. $12 advance, $14 doors. 7 p.m., Nov. 11. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespace.tk.   As a frivolous pop song, "Call Me Maybe" happily aspires to be nothing more than that....