Multiple credits aren't a sign of weakness—ask the Beastie Boys—and there's no doubt whose vision drives "Lemonade"
The album features contributions from Rachel Haden (that dog., The Rentals, etc), the Jawbox cello guy Gordon Withers, longtime Beastie Boys touring drummer Alfredo Ortiz, and more. Continue reading…
It’s only been a few weeks since the most recent trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, the sequel to the Michael Bay-produced TMNT picture of 2014, and though it also nicks the Beastie Boys’ “No Sleep Til Brooklyn” for the soundtrack, there are a handful of key differences that distinguish one from the other. Show More Summary
Kendrick Lamar inducted N.W.A. into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight. They join Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run-D.M.C., the Beastie Boys, and Public Enemy as the only rap acts in the Hall. Kendrick, who has been vocal...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Jamie T, Only Real, Beastie Boys Song: Rat Boy - MOVE What's so good? Rat Boy may no longer be Essex’s best-kept secret, recently winning NME’s Best New Artist on the heels of a breakout year punctuated by his sophomore mixtape Neighbourhood Watch, but the 20-year-old shredder of both guitars and U.K. Show More Summary
Last month, long-absent French electronic duo Cassius returned with a new single, "Action," featuring Cat Power and the Beastie Boys' Mike D. The song's video whisked Cassius partners Philippe Zdar and Boom Bass away to a fictitiousShow More Summary
Veteran Danish DJ >Peder, whose two-decade-long career includes work with the Beastie Boys, is releasing a new album called Come With Me this Friday (4/1) via Lizardshakedown (pre-order). Three versions of the album are being released, including the original, an instrumental version, and a guest-filled version. Show More Summary
About six months ago I was buying coffee by my office and I started talking to the barista. The coffee joint I frequent was playing the Beastie Boys and that's what got us started. The barista then asked me what I did. "I'm a therapist," I said. Show More Summary
Cassius have put out the music video for “Action,” their first new song in six years. Having spent the time since their last release by producing for artists like Kanye West, Jay Z, and the Beastie Boys, the French house duo’s collaboration with Cat Power and Mike D seems only natural, but this video makes […]
French electronic duo Cassius recently returned from over a half-decade of inactivity with "Action," a new single featuring the Beastie Boys' Mike D and Cat Power. On Thursday, Cassius shared the video for the track, with the dance duo taking a bizarre trip to an acid-baked tropical island overrun with people in...
Last week, French electronic duo Cassius shared "Action," a new single featuring Cat Power and Mike D of the Beastie Boys. Cassius have now shared the Yuri Ancarani-directed music video for the song, which follows the band through a campy, tropical dance party. Show More Summary
The electro dance duo return with a catchy disco track featuring Cat Power on vocals, with a brief cameo from the Beastie Boys’ Mike D. It may not be the Cassius you’re familiar with, but you can still dance to it.
This is not a mashup we expected, but we're glad it exists. Adam Schleichkorn, the same guy who expertly mashed up the Muppets and the Beastie Boys, has used his editing prowess to help Grover, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie MonsterShow More Summary
Cat Power and Beastie Boys' Mike D Bring The Joy On 'Action', The Celebratory New Track From Cassius
Beastie Boys MC Mike D and Cat Power join the long-silent French electronic duo Cassius for a feisty new single, "Action," which premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Mike D's classic nasally cadence is a fine fit on the rumbling, disco-inspired cut, while Cat Power's Chan Marshall delivers an enticing vocal performance...
Since the release of their most recent album in 2006, French electronic duo Cassius have focused primarily on production work. One-half of the group, Philippe Zdar, has worked with both the Beastie Boys and Cat Power, and now they’re featured on Cassius’ first new track in a long while. Mike D and Chan Marshall both […]
Mike D photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Cassius haven't released a proper album since 2006's 15 Again, but Philippe Zdar — one-half of the French electronic duo, along with Boom Bass — has stayed busy as a mixer and producer. His...Show More Summary
Biser Todorov | Flickr “Beastie Boys and Girls: The New Anthropomorphism,” By Robin Wright (The New Yorker, Feb. 10 2016): In “Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide,” the Oxford don Charles Foster records his attempts to live as animals do — specifically, as a badger, an otter, a fox, a red deer, and […]
The Toronto Producer Says "i Miss Making Hiphop."
His 1973 album, Hustlers Convention, sold badly, but has since been heralded as the genesis of rap music. It's untold story is the subject of a new documentary.