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Out of Sync

Monkees Justus (Rhino) Oh God, I hate them!” Jimi Hendrix once told Melody Maker when asked his opinion about the Monkees. “Dishwater.” His words reflected the consensus among serious musicians, but 30 years later, virtually every track the Monkees recorded and every foot of film they shot is commercially available, which means they’ve been almost […]

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Beach, Beach, Beach

Beach Boys Skyline Stage, September 8 Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past. —George Orwell, 1984 Some young people might have a hard time comprehending that 30 summers ago the Beach Boys were considered the Beatles’ artistic superiors. They’ve done much to tarnish their legacy since, turning their […]