Tired of California

Just a quick post to say that I've published a new book. It's called Tired of California: The Beach Boys' Holland Revisited. Its main focus is a somewhat obscure Beach Boys album called Holland, which was recorded in the Netherlands. The book examines the band's attempts at re-branding itself as hip, funky, and socially-conscious in…Read more Tired of California

A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels…

Wow! I just noticed that my last blog post was on June 6. Where does the time go? In my case, some of it went to California for a while... I also did a bit of traveling more locally and worked on some music. At the moment, I'm having visions of a concept album about…Read more A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels…