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Beastie Boys: New Album And (Hopefully) Cancer Free

By Stephanie McKinny Great news – Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is now (almost) cancer-free. Didn’t know he had it? Well he did, and last week fellow band mate Mike D spoke out about the situation, saying: “[It's] a good thing. We’re really happy about it.” And although it’s uplifting news, MCA took to the band’s […]

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Bonnaroo continued… the music, etc.

By the end of the day on Saturday, I’d seen and heard over twenty bands of music’s finest. White Rabbits and People Under the Stairs were the heroes of Thursday’s lineups, but the festival and its patrons were just getting their feet wet. With a merciless thunderstorm late on Thursday night, the feet of every […]

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Lyor Cohen Gets Paid

Lyor Cohen gets paid. Lyor, who is responsible for developing artists ranging from the Beastie Boys to Ryan Adams just re-signed his deal with Warner Music Group for a 5 year deal and doubled his base salary to $3 million per year. Nice work. Plus, he gets bonuses if people actually buy music too that […]

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Tibet Situation Worsens

Things are getting hectic in Tibet (not that they haven’t been for a long time). I just received this email from the Beastie Boys about the escalating situation: 17 March 2008 hey all, hope you don’t mind me hitting you on the b-boys blast line, but things are really getting intense in tibet now. it’s […]

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Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

I’m not big on competition in music, or enshrining artists’ feet in concrete, or bidding on eBay for locks of so and so’s hair – it just seems to defeat the purposes of free-reign creativity. And while I don’t think that rock ‘n’ roll ever needed a Hall of Fame, its nomination process and subsequent […]

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3 Things That Kick Started My Monday

J Dilla-Make Em NV (Madlib Remix) Rhymfest and Lil Jon? “He said to me, “I make music that makes people wanna fight.’ And I responded, “That’s great. I make music that makes people wanna fight for something.” And lastly, Beastie Boys-Hey Ladies (CountBassD remix)

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