Premium Content: An Hour with Mike Love of the Beach Boys for RockCellarTV

Premium Content: An Hour with Mike Love of the Beach Boys for RockCellarTV

Mike Love: you know the name, and you definitely know the music. The Beach Boys are an institution, with their rich catalog of hit songs and classic albums standing the test of time and influencing artists the world over. Love recently released Unleash the Love, a double-album of original material and re-imagined Beach Boys songs. […]

Stream Two New Archival Collections of 1967 Material from the Beach Boys (New Music Friday)

Stream Two New Archival Collections of 1967 Material from the Beach Boys (New Music Friday)

The Beach Boys vault has been opened once again for a pair of expansive new digital releases made available on Friday. Via Capitol/UMe, 1967 — Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions (which includes 29 studio session recordings) and Live Sunshine — 1967 (which features 109 live tracks, many of them unheard before) features a treasure […]

Preview Mike Love’s New Double-LP ‘Unleash the Love,’ Which Features Beach Boys Classics and New Material

Preview Mike Love’s New Double-LP ‘Unleash the Love,’ Which Features Beach Boys Classics and New Material

This Friday, Nov. 17, legendary Beach Boys vocalist Mike Love will release Unleash the Love, a double-album featuring a mixture of new material and re-recorded versions of classic Beach Boys songs. Produced by Grammy-winner Michael Lloyd, Unleash the Love is all about … well, love. Unleash The Love is a testament to, and continuation of, […]

Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys’ ‘Villain’

Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys’ ‘Villain’

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar Magazine: What’s the back story behind the song “Happy Birthday Mike Love”? Mike Love: I was in India studying with the Maharishi and The Beatles were […]

All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A

All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A

For over 55 years, Mike Love has been a faithful steward of the Beach Boys, the ultimate cheerleader championing their timeless legacy around the globe. He’s the lead vocalist on signature classics I Get Around, Surfin U.S.A, California Girls, Do It Again, Be True To Your School,  Little Deuce Coupe and countless others and a natural […]

Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its earthquakes, traffic, smog and pretentiousness, Los Angeles has inspired great tunes like those on our list of Top 11 L.A. Songs. Know any more? Take […]

Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys

Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys

Just like the Beach Boys, a band that featured brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson and cousin Mike Love (plus Alan Jardine), ‘60s female surf group The Honeys featured two sisters, Marilyn and Diane Rovell and cousin Ginger Blake. The trio clicked musically and created their own signature brand of feel good music with classics like He’s A […]

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