Friday, September 28, 2007

September 28, 2007 Update

Hey again,

Sorry for the lack of updates lately. There isn't really a ton of Beach Boys related things for me to post. And it seems a little out of place to just write about whatever.

Anyway, I've got some bad news. There is a foreseeable end to this blog. Put simply, there's just not much left to post. I am going to finish posting everything I own, and then deleting all the days of sessions I have on my computer. It's taking up too much space, and I could use the extra 20 Gigs. And I hate having my Itunes on shuffle and continually getting Beach Boys sessions instead of my thousands of other songs. It's just time to move on I suppose.

With that said, you can expect a lot of activity while I post my remaining stuff. And I won't be deleting this blog anytime soon, and if it is taken down I will rehost it like I promised. And I will still be answering emails, but I don't think I will be able to send you any mp3s anymore, everything will be available through this blog.

So anyway, if you have any questions of concerns just ask away.

In other news, the last thing I will probably doing in the Beach Boys field is finishing my documentary on the SMiLE sessions. This documentary will briefly explain the history of the Beach Boys and will then detail every day of the smile sessions, hopefully explaining some things that hardcore and regular smile fans a like never even realized.

It's really pretty time consuming, but I hope you'll all be able to see it within the next few weeks.

Also, I'm thinking about starting another blog that will focus solely on pop music. Sort of a branch out of this one. If you like the Beach Boys than you would love...{ }. I'm quite sure yet, but I would love to be able to share some of my favorite old and new pop groups with everyone.

- eric

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Ryan Guidry Smile

This is the Ryan Guidry version of SMiLE. As far as I know it is only available at 192 Kbps. The tracklisting is as follows:

Our Prayer
Heroes and Villains part 1
Heroes and Villains part 2
Do You Like Worms?
The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine
He Gives Speeches
Child Is Father Of The Man
Bicycle Rider
Good Vibrations
Wind Chimes
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
I Love To Say Da Da
Surf's Up


Hope you dig it

Click Here To Download
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- eric

Friday, September 21, 2007

Project Smile

To download Project Smile please follow these instructions.


#1. Download a program that can download torrents. I suggest Utorrent.

#2. Download this torrent from one of those sites. This is the Project Smile file you need.

#3. After downloading, open the torrent file with your torrent downloading program you downloaded in step 1.

Side note: The speed of the download depends on how many people are downloading this file. The more of you who download it, the better.

#5. When the file is done downloading you will have an ISO file. You need to download an ISO extractor to view the files.

You can try Undisker, MagicISO or any other ISO extractor you can find.

#6. Open the ISO file, and that's it, you're done, hope you enjoy.

If you need any help please leave a comment or email and I (or someone else) will be there to help you.

- eric

Ryan Marks SMiLE Reconstruction

This version of Smile is one of my absolute favorites. Sent to me by Mr. Ryan Marks himself. He does a near perfect replication of the 2004 version of Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE, and presents it (in my opinion) far better than the Purple Chick version could dream of. Available at 160 kbps this is THE smile bootleg to look for if you want to hear how 2004's BWPS would have sounded in 1967. Tracklist as follows:

Our Prayer/Gee
Heroes and Villains (alternate)
Do You Like Worms?
The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine
Cabin Essence
Song For Children
Child Is Father Of The Man
Surf's Up
I Wanna Be Around/Workshop
Wind Chimes
Good Vibrations


Still to come - Odeon SMiLE, Wrightfan Presents SMiLE, possibly some of the GEMA smile, possibly some of the MOK smile, some other smile extras, Heroes Vibrations, PROJECT SMILE, and then some other stuff, maybe the Pet Sounds Sessions Box Set and the Good Vibrations Box Set.

see ya soon, eric

Thursday, September 20, 2007

More SMiLEs and other stuff

This is a version of SMiLE that someone sent me. I completely forgot who. Anyway, these are in MPEG-4 format, @ 128 kbps, and this is the tracklisting:

Heroes and Villains
Do You Like Worms?
The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine
He Gives Speeches
Wonderful (Rock With Me Henry version)
Child Is Father Of The Man
Cabin Essence
Good Vibrations
I Wanna Be Around/Friday Night
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
I Love To Say Da Da (beginning with water chant)
You're Welcome
Surf's Up
Cool Cool Water [bonus track]
Heroes and Villains [bonus track]
Do You Like Worms? [bonus track]
Good Vibrations [bonus track]

Overall, this is a pretty weird mix to make of SMiLE. But then again, I don't think the compiler intended for this to be any kind of definitive SMiLE version. But even still it is pretty interesting, considering that he included He Gives Speeches, The Rock With Me Henry version of Wonderful and those bonus tracks are pretty neat too.

Add this one to your collection.

Download link

Also, a while ago I found a site with some .RA files of some rare Brian Wilson songs, including 2 songs from Brian Wilson's unreleased Sweet Insanity album. But really it is a mixed bag of songs. Check it out though if you have Real Player

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Deep Sea Treasures Volume 1 - 2

Click Here To Download Volume 1
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Download Part 1
Download Part 2

(place both .rar files in the same directory before extracting)

The Big Grin

This is a 2 disc fan mix by some people calling themselves Hermit & Devoir. Part 1 is called Smile - The Album, it has the 12 original songs from the album, while Disc 2 is called The Big Grin, it has a whole bunch of extras from the smile recordings. I Downloaded it off of some torrent site last year.

Click Here To Download Part 1 Smile The Album
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Click Here To Download Part 2 The Big Grin
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Click Here To Download The Artwork

Thursday, September 13, 2007


It's an audio documentary about Brian Wilson spread out over 5 discs. Read about it here.

Does anyone have this??? I would love to hear it.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Happy September 11th

Well, generally today is just such a bummer I figure you might as well wish to be happy. But there is plenty of things to be happy about.

#1 - I finalllllly got a new laptop cord. The saga went like this: I couldn't afford it until the end of August, and then the first cord I bought didn't work, so I had to get a refund. Then I bought the cord straight from Toshiba, and I finally got it for $70-80. It was worth it.

#2 - With that said, before I post any new bootlegs, I am going to be fixing all the old links that have expired or exploded or whatever happened to them, and I am going to be using a new service. You may have noticed that Sendspace sucks now, and they make everyone wait forever to download stuff and they cut downloading speed and all that hoonanny. That's not cool. So I have switched for your convenience.

#3 - I am going to post more SMiLEs super soon, as in tomorrow(ish?). I also made a new banner(sorta new). And best of all, I am going to be posting the KILL ALL TO END ALL. Project Smile. Yeah, I said it. I'm going to post Project Smile. Once I do this, you will own EVERYTHING. Every little bit of Smile that was ever recorded, ever. You'll never have to download stupid bootlegs ever again. And yes, it will be good quality, so don't worry.

#4 - The secret(from a few post ago) is that I am working on a DOCUMENTARY about the Smile recording sessions and the general life style of Brian Wilson and the factors that may or may not have contributed to the ultimate failure of the album. It's going to be pretty long, and I might need some help. So if you would like to help (preferably if your computer has a crap load of free space) email me and we can work together. This is going to be amazing.

#5 - I am not going to college this year (due to me having no money) so I will be spending a crap load of time keeping this blog updated and answering emails to make sure everyone is happy. So feel free to comment or leave emails. I will be updating very often.

and now for some bad news....:(

A couple people's blogs have disappeared. And that makes me kind of worried, but I'm thinking about setting up some kind of mailing list maybe, so that I could email people in the event the blog is shut down, and then I could simply make a new one, or better yet, back this one up and re-host it. Maybe even with the same name. Isn't that neat?

I think everyone should leave me some ideas to make sure this blog can stay up for a long time, because I have no intention of taking it down. So with that said, I hope you can forgive me for taking the summer off, and hopefully the rest of the year will be pretty eventful.

I've been typing way too much. No one really comes here to read stuff. Sorry about that everyone. I'm just excited to be back.

I spent last week in Providence and got a new haircut, here's a photo:

Anyway, I'll be fixing all the old uploads now, so keep checking back and you'll be pleased, and stuff. See ya soon.

- eric w