Tuesday Apr 15
Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap gets bootlegged again, this time on vinyl
If you attended the CHIRP Record Fair this past weekend there's a chance you came across some of the recent rap and R&B bootleg records I wrote a B Side cover story about a handful of months ago-these are unofficial versions of free mixtapes and albums that either haven't come out on vinyl or are out of print.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Red Eye Chicago
Duck Sauce 'Quack': A dance house triumph
It's the duo's first full-length album since partnering as Duck Sauce in 2010, and the record makes a good attempt to celebrate many different, danceable sounds.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
[News] Rolling Stone Names Classic Rappers Not In Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
LL Cool J and N.W.A are among the Rap acts named in Rolling Stone's list of "20 Classic Artists Still Not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."
Trend Hunter Magazine
Search Engine Album Art - Halley Docherty Turns Google Street View into Art
Despite the long-standing tension between the Internet and the music industry, artist Halley Docherty has found a way to harmoniously unite the two, thanks to a project commissioned by British newspaper The Guardian.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Real Deal
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The Beastie Boys of real estate - Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant and Luis Ortiz - are back in the second episode of Bravo's ""Million Dollar Listing New York," singing and dancing their way into our hearts and minds.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Artist Remakes Iconic Album Covers as Seen From the Other Side
Remember that scene in Ghostbusters 2 when Bill Murray wonders whether or not the Statue of Liberty is naked under her toga? Well, this is the album-cover equivalent of that.
South County Spotlight
The Big Screen
About: Blu, Jewell and their kids return to the jungle, and Blu battles his father-in-law; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jemaine Clement; Director: Carlos Saldanha About: The Cleveland Browns are on the clock as Hollywood takes a swing at an NFL drama; Stars: Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner; Director: Ivan Reitman About: ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Revisit Classic Album Covers in Google Street View
Above, we've done our best to recapture the intersection on New York's Lower East Side that won't be renamed Beastie Boys Square anytime soon, despite achieving immortality on the cover of the rappers' 1989 Paul's Boutique .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Isla Vista Riots: Fighting for the Right to Party?
The Beastie Boys might not have had this in mind as Spring Break suddenly got Really Real for the thousands of people attending the Deltopia street party event Saturday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Campaign to Rename LES Corner 'Beastie Boys Square' Gains Support
Councilman Mark Levine met this week with an advocate trying to get the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets renamed "Beastie Boys Square."
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Beastie Boys Settle With Toy Company
The Beastie Boys have finally reached a settlement with GoldieBlox, a toy company which used the trio's '80s hit "Girls" in a commercial without permission.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Power 105.1 FM
Eminem & Rihanna's The Monster Tour
To call Eminem hip-hop's Elvis is correct to a degree, but it's largely inaccurate.
The Plain Dealer
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Does hip-hop belong?
In 2007, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five became the first hip-hop act inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
SoundCheck: Avett Brothers, Scotty McCreery among top live music picks
Seven years ago, the Avett Brothers played a packed Skipper's Smokehouse while supporting their breakout album, Emotionalism .
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Major Food Group
Sean MacPherson sees a parallel between one of New York's hottest restaurant groups and The Beastie Boys , reports Jeff Gordinier in The New York Times .