Brian Wilson

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Daniel Hart, Trunk Space, 8/14/12

    Daniel Hart @ Trunk Space| 8/14/12 Perhaps the New Times staff ought to add a new review classification-- something along the lines of "You Shoulda Seen It." Unfortunately, Daniel Hart's performance last night at the Trunk Space would fall into that category.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2012

    Glen Campbell, Comerica Theatre, 2/18/12

    Maria Vassett​Glen Campbell Comerica Theatre Saturday, February 18 Going in, there was a fear that Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour concert would devolve into little more than a nostalgia act. That Campbell, struggling with the early onset of Alzheimer's disease, would duly try his best to work t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Drake Returns to His Roots, Performs at a Bar Mitzvah

    ​Young Money rapper and former Degrassi: The Next Generation actor Drake got in touch with his Jewish roots and performed at a bar mitzvah in New York City this past weekend, according to MySpace Music News.The intimate performance was for bar mitzvah boy Andrew Zucker, son of former NBC/Univ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Locals ROAR do Daytrotter Session

    Johnnie Cluney for Daytrotter​Daytrotter, the taste-making blog featuring performances by up-and-coming acts, is offering a leg up to another Phoenix act.ROAR, the new project by Asleep in the Sea singer Owen Evans, did four tracks for the site, scoring one of their signature portraits and a pleas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Dick Dale Offering Group Guitar Lesson in Phoenix for Only $125

    Dick Dale and his boy Jimmy.​Dick Dale is the King of the Surf Guitar. Actually, the Boston kid turned OC beach bum pretty much invented the guitar sound associated with everyone from Brian Wilson to Wavves.So it makes sense that Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum is super stoked about his Januar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010
  • Music

    July 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 6/3 Issue

    This week, New Times ran a box in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts.​How was Brian Wilson's show in Scottsdale? What does Pearl Jam's protest song about the oil spill sound like? What' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Guy Ritchie Calls Madonna "Retarded," New Live Nirvana Video, New Frightened Rabbit Songs

    Electric Mustache: mp3: Tegan & Sara "Hell"Idolator: Jennifer Lopez Is Not Doing The Whole "Alter Ego" Thing All That WellNME: Guy Ritchie breaks silence on Madonna: 'I still love her but she's retarded'NME: Brian Wilson asked to finish incomplete George Gershwin compositionsPitchfork: Video: Ni ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2009
  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009
  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008

    Runaway Diamonds Are Forever

    Local rockers form "a lovable cult"

  • Music

    July 10, 2008

    Sigur Rós

    Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust
    (Beggars XL Recording)

  • Home Entertainment

    December 6, 2007

    Cellar Beware

    They obviously should not have gone in the basement

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    The Back of Love

    Lindsey Buckingham has big, big love for his work

  • Music

    April 26, 2007


    78.1 percent nitrogen

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Runaway Diamonds Are Forever

    Local rockers form "a lovable cult"

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Poppy Hybrids

    Annuals´ sound stems from Brian Wilson, Brad Paisley, and "big-ass dogs"

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Joanna Newsom

    (Drag City/Caroline)

  • Music

    October 26, 2006
  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Various Artists

    One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found

  • Film

    March 17, 2005

    Deep Impact

    Revisiting the moment porn went mainstream

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Doubly Bubbly

    Technicolor Bubbles keeps it in the family

  • Music

    November 13, 2003


    The band finds its Amazing Grace

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    Richard Ashcroft

    Human Conditions (Hut/Virgin)

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Primal Scream

    Evil Heat (Epic)

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Burke Slaw

    With his latest star-powered release, Solomon Burke — the King of Rock and Soul — preaches to a new congregation

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Charlie Hunter Quartet

    Songs From the Analog Playground (Blue Note)

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Hoax, Lies and Audiotape

    John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Bless This Mess

    The Go-Go's, sweethearts of pop, move beyond old sins

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    El Parche

    Hailed as the Jimi Hendrix of the accordion, Estéban 'Steve' Jordan is one bad-ass pachuco

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Beta Band

    Hot Shots II(Astralwerks)

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Pop Music

    Jimmy Eat World's new release is a pop meisterwork. But will their fans like it?

  • Music

    May 24, 2001


    Reveal (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Saint Etienne

    Interlude (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    January 25, 2001


    Do What You Want (Foodchain)

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Death Cab for Cutie

    Forbidden Love EP (Barsuk Records)

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The Talking Penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Unconsciously Brilliant

    Restless Records' Flaming Lips anthology recounts the early chapters of one of indie rock's finest

  • Music

    August 12, 1999
  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    The Look of Love Lost

    Two new releases pit the new songs of Bacharach & Costello against the old classics of Bacharach & David

  • Music

    March 19, 1998

    Goin' South

    Seven local bands head to SXSW for a week of industry excess

  • Music

    March 19, 1998

    Trunk Stop

    Trunk Federation's second album finds each member getting in touch with his disturbed inner child

  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Still Waters

    Son Volt's Jay Farrar doesn't waste his words

  • Music

    March 6, 1997
  • Film

    September 26, 1996

    Girls Just Wanna Write Songs

    Grace of My Heart: Carole King or Memorex?

  • Music

    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    January 15, 1992



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