The Beach Boys


Bathe's Surf R&B Is Full of Sobering Realities

"Sure Shot" is the Brooklyn-based duo's attempt at reclaiming beach music, or "surf R&B," as they call it.


Did Charles Manson’s Failed Music Career Lead to the Nightmarish Murders That Rocked the Nation?

A new book looks at the connection between The Beach Boys and Charles Manson.


The Lemon Twigs Are Rock’s New Old Young Dreamboats

We meet the precocious teen brothers whose debut LP, 'Do Hollywood,' is beloved by Elton John and Alice Cooper alike.


It Doesn't Matter What You Say About Brian Wilson, Because He's Brian Wilson

The Beach Boy performed 'Pet Sounds' in Chicago. Was it the greatest performance? Eh. But who cares—it's motherfucking Brian Wilson!


The Influence of Music and Movies on Designer Alexis Barrell

The Beach Boys, T-Rex, German techno. 'Metropolis,' 'Point Break,' 'True Romance.' All this awesome has contributed to the creations of this South African-born, London-based designer.


Talking to Ghost About the Beach Boys

A nameless ghoul from the Swedish metal band Ghost sat down with us to talk about Satan's faith in his band and his band's faith in the Beach Boys.