“Louie Louie” is one of the great anthems of rock. But the back story is even crazier than its (unintelligible) lyrics.
When Van Dyke Parks tapped Brian Wilson to collaborate on “Orange Crate Art,” the result was more than memorable. A look at a 25th-anniversary reissue.
Teenager Juniper Shelley is making fun music with famous friends including Marshall Crenshaw, and members of Yo La Tengo, the Smithereens and The Muffs.
Guitarist Nicky Wonder blew Brian Wilson away — and became a member of his touring band. He also fronted a cool power-pop band, The Wondermints. Get to know him.