Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Introducing The Pet Sounds 40th Anniversary Podcast


By Michael DeMartin

Drum roll, please... We now have links to the very first episode in Capitol's brand-new Pet Sounds podcast series. This is an Alubm Overview introduced by Brian and features Mike Love, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston talking about the landmark album. These are all-new interviews created specifically for the series and we know you'll dig the sounds. Note that this initial episode will also be available in Apple's iTunes by the time you read this.

Capitol said iTunes will is going to feature this series with a banner etc. in the Podcast section, but if you don't see it yet, just go to the Podcast section and type in "Beach Boys" and you'll get a link to the podcast page. Then, you can download the episode and subscribe to it - which means that you'll automatically get new episodes downloaded to your computer and iPod. How cool is that?

Here's the official line about the Podcast series from Capitol: The Pet Sounds 40th Anniversary Podcast is a 15-episode series documenting the making of the Beach Boys' seminal 1966 album. We invite you listen to its creator, Brian Wilson, and fellow Beach Boys Mike Love, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston share their thoughts on making this landmark album. This 15-episode series includes an album overview, individual podcasts for each album track, as well as a bonus episode on the making of "Good Vibrations."

Note that the first episode (Album Overview) is available as a video podcast (really just a cool slideshow) and an audio podcast. The slideshow will look cool on your video iPod if you have one.

TO LISTEN TO THE FIRST EPISODE, CLICK ON THE LINK ON THE SIDEBAR AT RIGHT UNDER "PET SOUNDS PODCAST SERIES"

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!

5 Comments:

At 8:55 AM, Blogger mblind said...

Where is the link to the podcast?

 
At 8:55 AM, Blogger mblind said...

Where is the link to the podcast??

 
At 9:13 AM, Blogger Culture Bully said...

Thank you for the opportunity to experience this stuff! - http://www.culturebully.com/archives/1336

 
At 9:21 AM, Blogger mblind said...

wow.. really great 1st podcast.. keep it up!!

 
At 7:42 PM, Anonymous joel said...

Excellent! I really appreciate your deciding to make these available as a direct mp3 download. And what a surprise and much appreciated bonus video offering available in a direct download in the QuickTime format. These podcasts and your work on the website enable fans of the "boys" to keep informed about their endless harmony.

 

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