by Bill Pearis Japanese trio Buffalo Daughter were best known in the late '90s when they were signed to Beastie Boys' label, Grand Royal. Their 1998 album New Rock exemplifies was they do, mising synthpop, krautrock and hiphop into one...
Shopify's software now powers over 100,000 online storefronts in 122 countries,and it's client roster is growing fast: Tesla, Google, Gatorade, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Beastie Boys ...
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake are back at it again! On Friday's Tonight Show, the duo performed the "History of Rap Volume 5," taking on favorites like Salt 'N' Pepa's "Whatta Man," Beastie Boys' "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)" and the more recent hit "Good Life" from Kanye West and T-Pain. Show More Summary
From the Beastie Boys to Drake to Jay Z and back to Run DMC again.
Guest post by Monica Corton, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs & Licensing Next Decade Entertainment, Inc. Now that the Beastie Boys have gone on the offensive for the unlicensed and unauthorized use of their song “Girls”, written by Adam Horovitz and Rick Rubin, as used in the Goldieblox viral video campaign to feature their girls […]
They’ve been covered by David Bowie, Tori Amos, Aerosmith, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., The Damned, John Denver, and Celine Dion (among others). They’ve been sampled by The Beastie Boys, The Roots, and a Tribe Called Quest. Fifty years ago today, … Continue reading ?
Oh, look. Goldieblox, the toy company that seeks “to inspire the next generation of female engineers,” had a new commercial run during the Super Bowl. Paid for by Intuit — the result of Goldieblox winning the accounting software company’s “Small Business Big Game contest — it has stark similarities to the video ad that got the fledgling toy company...
Here's Akihabara-based idol group Dempa Gumi Inc. covering the 1994 classic "Sabotage." Nothing more, nothing less! Read more...
Yes, this is real. If you've ever wanted to listen to a girl group cover one of the Beastie Boys' most memorable songs, now's your chance. Sadly, the girls didn't put out a full-length video like the original, but I'll take this bizarre and mesmerizing listen anyways.
A community board in New York has rejected a proposal to rename an intersection “Beastie Boys Square.” LeRoy McCarthy had sought to name the corner of Ludlow and Rivington on the Lower East Side after the band because of the intersection’s depiction on the Paul’s Boutique album art, but New York’s Community Board 3 voted 24 to 1 against. Show More Summary
GoldieBlox, the girls' toy startup best known for its viral hit video that prompted a legal threat from the Beastie Boys, is going to the Super Bowl, thanks to Intuit. The 15-person startup won Intuit's Small Business Big Game contest, which challenged such small businesses to tell their story in 600 words or fewer. Show More Summary
In late 2013, a petition was launched to rename the LES corner of Ludlow and Rivington "Beastie Boys Square," and after petitioner LeRoy McCarthy was told he needed more signatures, the proposal has now officially been rejected. Via DNAinfo:A...
This 3-minute video from Eclectic Method takes us on a brief musical history, starting from the introduction of the mellotron in the early '60s (featuring the Beatles), then moving quickly to Jame Brown, up through the Beastie Boys. As a bonus, as the songs play, the songs their samples gave rise to are mapped out next to them. Read more...
The dream of renaming the Lower East Side intersection of Ludlow and Rivington "Beastie Boys Square" was emphatically deferred by Community Board 3 last night. After being dealt a preliminary rejection earlier this month, the man behind...Show More Summary
Tegan and Sara sing warmly for teamwork. Meanwhile, The Lonely Island rap like The Beastie Boys on behalf of The Nobel Peace Prize, a piece of string, trees, frogs and unemployment. (“More free time for my awesome community”? Well, they do have a point.) At first, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the sugary... More »
Design Brooklyn: Renovation, Restoration, Innovation gives an inside look at the aesthetic rise of Brooklyn design, including a peak at Beastie Boy Mike D's townhouse. The Brooklyn of today is utterly unrecognizable compared to what it was just 10 years ago: Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue went from being a Polish family area to a 24/7 hipster parade. Show More Summary
Following Red Band and Green Band trailers for Jason Bateman's feature directorial debut, Bad Words, Focus Features has debuted a new trailer set to The Beastie Boys' "Make Some Noise". Check it out in the player below! Bateman stars...Show More Summary
Beats Music, the streaming music service from Beats By Dre, goes live today. Boasting the involvement of Dre himself plus Chief Creative Officer Trent Reznor, Interscope mogul Jimmy Iovine, and Topspin founder/former Beastie Boys webmaster Ian Rogers, it promises to improve upon existing services through sleek design and human curation, presenting listeners with the ideal [...]
Last night, there was an air of frustration at the crowded Community Board 3’s meeting in their offices on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The exasperating struggle between members centered around whether or not the contributions of...Show More Summary
The Lower East Side intersection made famous on the cover of The Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique will not be renamed after the band. Not yet, anyway. LeRoy McCarthy, who proposed the idea and has been working to make it happen, was told by Community Board 3 members at a meeting last night that he needs more signatures. [ more › ]