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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 LoveAl 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; and a brand new exclusive print painted by Robert Lyn Nelson for the ESQ cover.

 

The Fall 2020 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [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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In music,
David Beard