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‘Paul’s Boutique’ Turns 25 Today, So Let’s Watch The Beastie Boys On ‘Soul Train’

TodaytheBeastieBoys’sophomorerelease,Paul’sBoutique,turns25,whichisthesamenumberofyearsittakestoreadthealbum’scompletelistofsamplesandreferences.Even“LookingDowntheBarrelofaGun,”whichisjustovertwominuteslong,containsfivesamplesandeightreferences,includingnodstoDieHardandChuckChillout.

DUST IT OFF: Beastie Boys’ “Paul’s Boutique”…25 years later

To say I’ve been waiting for this day to arrive is putting it lightly. When that Tuesday in 1989 happened, I went out to buy the album. I played it and did not know what to expect, even thought I had bought the Love American Style EP with “Hey Ladies” and “Shake Your Rump”. Once […]

Ben Stiller Welcomes Beastie Boy ‘Ad-Rock’ In New Film

Ben Stiller will be seen on screen next to a very familiar face in the music world. It’s being reported that former Beastie Boy member Ad-Rock is featured in Stiller’s next new film, which was just announced on the slate for Toronto International Film Festival. Adam Horovitz, known as Ad-Rock has joined Ben Stiller and

BOOK’S JOOK: Beastie Boys’ “Hey Ladies”/”Shake Your Rump”

Book’s Jook is a column dedicated to placing a record within my dream jukebox, if I were to have one. The Seeburg jukebox shown below is similar to the one I have wanted since I was a kid. To read more on why I started this column, click here. By the time I bought this […]

Fight For The Right...

Get Hot From: London, England Get Hot is a collaborative project formed by electronic producers FTSE and Jakwob. The initial fruits of this labour Party sounds like The Beastie Boys pillaging the Death From Above 1979 back catalogue....Show More Summary

Video: The Beastie Boys visit Steve Buscemi on AOL's Park Bench

Very few episodes of Steve Buscemi's AOL talk show Park Bench actually take place on a bench. Or in a park. But the actor-host still gets his guests to talk as candidly as if they were simply hanging outside with a friend. "I'm no Dick...Show More Summary

Did Chewing Tobacco Kill Tony Gwynn?

7 months agoSports : Deadspin

On Monday, Tony Gwynn died from complications related to salivary cancer, the same disease that claimed the life of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch two years ago. When Yauch died at the hospital where I work in Manhattan, I was shaken. A whole generation got a little older that day. Show More Summary

DUST IT OFF: Beastie Boys’ “Love American Style EP”…25 years later

Before the first day of summer 1989, there was a greater than great buzz for the follow up to the Beastie Boys’ debut album, Licensed To Ill (Def Jam). It wasn’t just about the music, as the Beastie Boys were a group who received a level of buzz that was quite different from your ordinary […]

Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 330 – Trust Issues

HaithiTrust wins key appeal over book scanning, EU court rules caching is not infringement and Beastie Boys win big over Monster Beverage. The post Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 330 – Trust Issues appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Tough TufAmerica

The Beastie Boys drop a bombshell on their sample case, the Catholic Church in Brazil threatens over commercial using Christ the Redeemer and more! The post 3 Count: Tough TufAmerica appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Beastie Boys Poised For Another Legal Win, This Time Over Paul’s Boutique Samples

7 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Beastie Boys already prevailed in legal battles against GoldieBlox and Monster Energy this year, and now they seem likely to win a third. Before Adam Yauch died, the record label Tuf America sued Beastie Boys over the use of uncleared samples from Trouble Funk’s “Say What” and “Let’s Get Small” on the Beasties’ Dust-Brothers-produced 1989 [...]

Beastie Boys Drop the Bomb in 'Paul's Boutique' Sampling Lawsuit

Attorneys for Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz say that TufAmerica doesn't actually own the copyrights that it is suing on. read more

10 Classic Beastie Boys Television Performances

8 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

The passing of Beasties Boys member MCA in 2012 is still being felt today by his family, friends, and fans, and that pain won’t let up anytime soon. Whether you grew up a hardcore fan like I did listening to the Beastie Boys’ music or not, their contribution as a group to the culture is [...]

Beastie Boys win $1.7 million lawsuit against Monster Energy drink, plan to buy SO much blue-flavored Red Bull

Fanatics of pop-culture litigations, buckle up, as I’m about to infuse your TMT with some TMZ and talk about some courts that aren’t Parquet! Readers with too much time on their hands will remember back in August 2012 when the Beastie...Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 06.06.14

8 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Beastie Boys prevail in another intellectual property fight. This time winning $1.7 million from Monster Energy — the drink that guarantees you’ll get no sleep until Brooklyn. [Grantland] Law school hands out the wrong exam. To the whole class. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Million in Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Music

8 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

The group sued the Monster Beverage Corporation, a maker of energy drinks, over the use of its music in an online video promotion.

3 Count: No Settlement Till Brooklyn

Beastie Boys win $1.7 million in case against Monster Energy, Cartoon HD shuts down and Louis CK tackles Australian piracy. The post 3 Count: No Settlement Till Brooklyn appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

The Beastie Boys crush Monster Beverage in million-dollar lawsuit

T he Beastie Boys versus Monster was apparently not much of a contest for a New York City jury. A federal jury in Manhattan issued a $1.7 million verdict in favor of the band Thursday after an eight-day copyright infringement trial that...Show More Summary

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