We gave it an A-
In Love Is a Mix Tape, the longtime Rolling Stone critic centers his heartbreaking tale of love gained and lost on the archaic pre-CD, pre-MP3 musical mash notes known as mixtapes. Fun Fact Brian Wilson, the ultimate Beach Boy, never surfed a day in his life. Final Word A passionate and ultimately devastating romance — or, rather, love triangle; to this couple, music is clearly flesh and blood. And it will likely send readers scurrying off to iTunes as well.