I love ESQ …
“Endless Summer Quarterly is a great magazine!”
— Brian Wilson
Incredibly in-depth …
“Endless Summer Quarterly goes deep into the history of The Beach Boys' music, and is the most definitive word on our history.” — Mike Love
ESQ is an inspirational read …
“Endless Summer Quarterly is an inspirational read for anyone interested in learning about The Beach Boys.” — Al Jardine
Fantastic articles …
“There's so many fantastic articles about our music, and incredible pictures that I've never seen!”
— Bruce Johnston
ESQ keeps the legacy alive …
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— David Marks
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The Spring 2021 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] (Issue #133) features an account of the making of the new "Add Some Music To Your Day" recording. I take you through the creative process, producing the recording with Rob Bonfiglio, a timeline, the completion of the song, the making of the video, and doing it all for Feeding America. Testimonials from Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Carnie Wilson, Matt Jardine, Wendy Wilson, Jeffrey Foskett, and Lola Bonfiglio are included.
The Winter 2020 edition of ESQ (Issue #132) celebrates the 40th Anniversary of The Beach Boys’ Keepin’ The Summer Alive album. The issue includes interviews with Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Jerry Schilling, and Scott Mathews, along with archival content from Brian Wilson and Carl Wilson. This edition of ESQ also includes a sessionography from Craig Slowinski; rare recording images from Al’s barn in Big Sur, CA, and Daryl Dragon’s Rumbo Recorders Studios in Canoga Park, CA; an original album cover art breakdown by Malcolm C. Searles.
The Fall 2020 edition of ESQ magazine (Issue #131) features an intimate interview with Al Jardine on his humble beginnings, his family's trek to California, and the culmination of his life experiences and astonishing career that resulted in his solo album, A Postcard From California, now celebrating its 10th Anniversary.
The Summer 2020 edition of ESQ magazine (Issue #130) is a 50th-anniversary celebration of The Beach Boys' acclaimed Sunflower album. With the anniversary of the album's official release being Aug. 31, 2020, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, and Bruce Johnston welcomed the opportunity to revisit the songwriting timeline, and discuss the music surrounding the classic 12-song collection. A sessionography by Craig Slowinski is also included.
The Spring 2020 edition of ESQ (Issue #129) features an interview with Brian Wilson about the Brian Wilson Scholarship, the Long Promised Road documentary, and his thoughts on Nick Walusko. Brian is accompanied in the coverage along with UCLA professor David Leaf and documentarian Brent Wilson. The second feature is Jon Kanis’ beautiful journal on his friend Nick Walusko, which includes new interview content with Darian Sahanaja.
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ESQ is the life force …
“I think ESQ has been the life force of keeping Beach Boys’ fans abreast of what’s happening, and it adds a great historical viewpoint with the different interviews they do. I feel very comfortable talking with ESQ because I really respect the honesty of the magazine.” — Jerry Schilling
You need to read ESQ…
“Endless Summer Quarterly is ‘THE’ Beach Boys premiere publication (of record) ... if you’re a hard-core collector, if you are a devoted fan, you need to read Endless Summer Quarterly.”
— David Leaf
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“I think Endless Summer Quarterly is the best dang connection out there to The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson related news. It's up to date and has informative and fun interviews, plus exciting updates on what everyone is doing.” — Nick Walusko
Capturing the music in every edition…
“I call Beach Boys’ music, ‘heart music;’ it bypasses the brain and goes straight to the heart. Endless Summer Quarterly captures the heart of the music and feeds the brain in every single issue.”
— John Stamos
A definite treat to read…
“Endless Summer Quarterly is a definite treat to read. For any hard-core Beach Boys fan ... you’ll never be disappointed with the pictures, information and interviews. David Beard is a loyal fan and ‘BB historian.’ I consider him like a family member. Thank you David. Love you.” — Carnie Wilson
ESQ gets better with each edition…
“I always look forward to Endless Summer Quarterly. The look of the magazine gets better with each edition. I especially like the way the magazine encompasses everything and anything from a positive point of view, and really celebrates the music.” — Alan Boyd