Beach Boys

A David Bowie triumph, the solo album commonly known as Pet Sounds ’88, and the stylings of Hot Sauce Johnson and his album Truck Stop Jug Hop. All of this COULD BE YOURS . . .  if you listen to this week’s Left of the Dial. Join radio host Chris-R as he ventures through the classic […]

Welcome back to the most preposterously titled radio show this side of the Willamette river, I’m your host Chris-R and we’ve got some primo bops to play. Ranging from the 50’s heyday of velvet crooners courtesy of Roy Orbison and The Platters, to supposed originators of the Shoegaze genre a whopping 20 years before it’s breakthrough (“All […]

More vintage vibes comin’ at ya from the Beach Boys, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd, and more! Episode 40; Original Air Date: 5-19-16

I grew up listening to my parents’ Beach Boys “Greatest Hits” album. It was mostly about surfing, sunshine, and California girls. It wasn’t until delving deeper into their mid-60s/70s collections that I discovered the true genius of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys, west coast sounds that captivated the Beatles and countless other artists. Episode 39; Original […]

The kind of tunes you dig when nothin’s gonna kill your vibe, man! Episode 36; Original Air Date: 3-31-16

Happy Valentines to all I have loved and have yet to love. Featuring classics from the 50s and 60s all the way up thru the Twilight era. Finally, Beach Boys and Bright Eyes meet in the same playlist! Hallelujah, anyone? Episode 30; Original Air Date: 2-11-16