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The Vinyl Guide

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. Nate is a 40+ year vinyl collector, owns some of the most highly desired titles and enjoys them thoroughly. The Vinyl Guide is his journey through the history of music to speak with the artists and technicians who made music history and get the stories behind the records.

Sep 11, 2023

Mike Love of The Beach Boys shares memories of the early records of the band, recording "Pet Sounds", crafting those beloved harmonies, memories with The Beatles & much more.

  • Intro & Australia talk
  • Stagecoach 2024 announcement
  • What records does Mike Love have?
  • “Surfin’ / Luau” Beach Boys single on Candix
  • Memories of the 1st single
  • Signing to Capitol
  • Recording “Surfin’ Safari” album
  • The shift from singles to albums
  • Is “All Summer Long” a concept album?
  • Friendly rivalry between The Beatles & The Beach Boys
  • Being with The Beatles in India, collaborating on music
  • Creating process of the Beach Boys harmony parts
  • Capitol’s response to early listens of “Pet Sounds”
  • Working on vocal takes hour after hour, seeking perfection
  • Calling Brian “Dog Ears”, origin of “Pet Sounds” album title
  • Writing lyrics to acetates
  • Margot Robbie and The Beach Boys
  • Does Mike still have acetates & old records?
  • Keith Moon shared a “Pet Sounds” acetate with The Beatles
  • The Beach Boys and bootlegs
  • Master tapes and The Beach Boys archive team
  • Crafting the set list for current live shows
  • Most collectable record/vinyl from The Beach Boys
  • Paul McCartney on The Beach Boys album artwork
  • “Summer In Paradise”
  • Interview wrap up, a bit more Australia talk

Stagecoach 2024 info and tickets can be had here.

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