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The Beastie Boys Story Is Now A Play With A Puppet Rick Rubin – But Does It Work On The Stage?
After getting his career started as a graffiti artist in New York, Adams has worked with artists like The Beastie Boys, Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, Chuck D, and the Notorious B.I.G.
The summer of 2009 was supposed to be a glorious time for the Beastie Boys. Their new album Hot Sauce Committee Part 1 was in the can and scheduled for a September 15th release date, and they were booked at festivals all across America in the months leading up to...
Beastie Boys at work in Oscilloscope Labs (via Oscilloscope) The Beastie Boys' NYC studio, Oscilloscope Labs is going to be used a portion of the year as a learning center, part of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at...
Paul’s Boutique was the Beastie Boy’s second album, released in 1989. Following the huge success of Licensed to Ill, but estranged from their label Def Jam and producer Rick Rubin, the Beastie Boys sought to create a much more artistically sophisticated record. Show More Summary
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Steve ‘N’ Seagulls and A.V. Undercover make a great pair, considering that the Finnish group is known mostly for doing covers. Their normal modus operandi is metal—their version of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” is one of those crazy YouTube...Show More Summary
Stephen J. Tyson, Jr. drops knowledge on StarTalk There's a snippet of Beastie Boys in the signature "sound collage" for StarTalk, the popular podcast hosted by astrophysicist extraordinaire Neil deGrasse Tyson. But at a StarTalk Live...Show More Summary
St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O'Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, and the Velvet Underground wailed. But every generation of miscreant denizens believes that their era, and no other, marked...
Legendary hip-hop trio ink a deal with New York University.
The Camden People's Theatre in London has put together a musical about the life and career of the Beastie Boys. The unauthorized musical biography is called "Licensed to Ill," and is presented by Simon Maeder and Adam El Hagar (Peaky Blinders, Tyrant). Show More Summary
Now here’s a little story I’ve got to tell About three bad brothers you know so well It started way back in history With Adrock, M.C.A., and Mr. Mike D. There was a place in London called the Camden People’s Theatre Not too big, notShow More Summary
"This loud, crazy show does to music theatre what hip-hop did to tracksuits: make them cool."
The Camden People's Theatre in London is putting on Licensed to Ill, a musical theater show about the life and career of the Beastie Boys. The play is presented by Simon Maeder and Adam El Hagar ("Peaky Blinders", "Tyrant"), and will run from November 23 to December 12. Show More Summary
If our unyielding Internet research is correct, this swinging midcentury-modern pad in Buckhead is the part-time residence of none other than Michael "Mike D" Diamond of the Beastie Boys and his director wife. We featured this four-bedroom, 1964 remodel...
Some amazing person has collected the full tracks of the songs that were sampled by the Beastie Boys on six of their best-known albums and provided them as a downloadable zip file. That's 286 tracks, 22 hours of music, and encoded between...Show More Summary
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And while it may be, shouldn't we have the privilege of feeling unique once in a while? In 2004, the Beastie Boys handed out 50 cameras to fans attending a concert at Madison Square Garden. It was touted as a democratizing media coup. Show More Summary
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. Read more...