Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become his life’s quest and salvation: making music. Made in California, showcasing a beautifully stylish design by Grammy nominated designer Mark London, is an expansive 6-CD… Continue reading Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

Martha Quinn of MTV (Photo: Bob Gruen)

In August of 1981, a new revolution took over the airwaves: music cable channel MTV.Music television? Ridiculed and pilloried by the press and rampant naysayers, MTV seemed doomed to fail – but how wrong they were! With the launch of MTV, viewers never looked at music the same way again. The original gang of MTV VJ’s… Continue reading Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh is the rock ’n’ roll art director’s art director. In addition to the Beatles he has designed albums for the Rolling Stones, The Who, the… Continue reading Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)