Posts tagged "beastieboys"

My Life with MCA

My Life with MCA
When an old friend texted me “Adam Yauch died” last Friday, my head took a moment to register… Wait… Who? … Wh… All I could text back was, “Oh no.” Of course I know who Adam Yauch is – one of two members of the Beastie Boys named Adam – but the man, the professional... Read more »

Nobody Cares About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame (and rightfully so)

Nobody Cares About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame (and rightfully so)
How exactly do you get into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame? Practice, practice, practice? An excellent start. Sell mountains of albums and be annoyingly regular on the radio? That next, yes. Have lots of friends and make nice with all the right folks? There you go. But this is rock ‘n’ roll. Something... Read more »

TV On The Radio - You

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Speaking of bands figuring out how to sell albums in the age of free music, there are also bands figuring out how to make a decent video in MTV’s post-music era. If you haven’t yet seen what the Beastie Boys did last year ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evA-R9OS-Vo ), I suggest you get two friends on Skype, pour up... Read more »
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What songs are on your NYE “Get Psyched” mix-tape?

One of the best episodes of How I Met Your Mother has the gang carousing about town in a limousine, attempting to enjoy as many New Year’s Eve celebrations as possible. The best gag occurs as the gang repeatedly re-enters the limo – Barney’s finger goes up, pushes play and Bon Jovi enthusiastically shouts… “SHOT... Read more »

The Year 2011 in Music

I found this to be an extremely exciting year in music. Quite a variety of sounds have gotten to me. I’ll run through what’s still at the top of my head. . . 311 – Universal Pulse I can’t tell you how happy it makes me that my favorite teenage band can still rock when... Read more »