Tag: Beastie Boys

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: Beastie Boys, “Gratitude”

A killer bass line fed through one of the fuzziest pedals ever invented. A heavy dose of wah-wah on a two-note guitar solo. A powerful...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 11: Ian Astbury

Ian Astbury takes us inside the career of the Cult and Hidden City, their latest album....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 15, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 24

Brian and Eric cut loose with their college-aged buddy, Dennis, and Beastie Boys. Can the good times last?...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom, Episode 6: Appropriation

The sixth episode of Songs of Freedom focuses on the subject of cultural — especially musical — appropriation, using the inexplicable...

Film, Music, Popdose Lists

Short Attention Span Oscars: 11 Mini Movie Music Video Classics

I haven’t seen ANY of this year’s slew of “Best Picture” nominees. Besides the high price of tickets and parking, I...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums Of All-Time: The Full List, Plus…Extras!

Our full list of the 100 greatest rap albums of the Nineties, plus, a few fun facts!...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums Of All Time (THE TOP TEN)

It's here! The 10 greatest rap albums of all time! Get your Dre and Snoop fix here!...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums Of All Time (Part 8)

We are closing in on the #1 rap album of all time. In the meantime, the 8th installment features friends turned rivals 2Pac and The...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The Greatest Rap Albums of All Time (Part Four)

A veritable coruncopia of white rappers shows up in this installment of the greatest rap albums of all time. Plus-The Roots, OutKast and...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The Greatest Rap Albums of All Time (Part Three)

bLISTerd holds a Juice Crew reunion! Biz, Kane and Kool G. Rap all appear in the latest installment of the 100 greatest rap albums of all...

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bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Greatest Rap Albums of All Time (Part Two)

The second installment of our greatest rap albums list gives props to old school, new school, and artists who combine the two...like Camp...

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DJ Food, Cheeba and Moneyshot Create a Dazzling Reconstruction of “Paul’s Boutique”

A group of DJs has completely restructured one of the best hip-hop albums of all time-the Beastie Boys' "Paul's Boutique"...

Music

We’re Triple Trouble, Y’all

A word regarding Adam Yauch; probably the first of many....

Music, Popdose

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Remembering our dear childhood friend in music Adam Yauch, MCA, tonight with our No Date song. Rockabilly queen, Wanda Jackson helps...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad no. 139, “The Earworm”

Welcome to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s new webcomic. It runs every Monday and Friday. Each edition of SMD features Sort-Of...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 5

Another Arthur Baker sighting, the Barenaked Ladies and Beck show up in Bottom Feeders this week. And, Dave Steed pulls out the "general...

Contests, News

Popdose Giveway: Win a Copy of “Bellflower” on Blu-ray/DVD!

Win a copy of the critically acclaimed indie, "Bellflower."...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Daft Punk’s “Da Funk” (1997)

Daft Punk is a household name for music nerds now, and all the kids on the playground wear helmets and robot suits and speak French. Their...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Sean Lennon’s “Dead Meat” (2006)

For the past five years or so, Brooklyn-based rich kids hipsters and indie rockers are two sides of the same coin, or at least that’s...

Music

Let’s Argue About the 2012 Rock Hall Nominees

The staff looks at this year's list, pauses for reflection, and launches into a rock nerd debate....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 7/1/11

For this week's mixtape, Kelly gives you songs from more of her favorite 2011 releases....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/21/10

This week’s mix is one that I’ve been listening to a lot lately when getting ready to go out for a night of fun (and usually...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Big Audio Dynamite, “This Is Big Audio Dynamite (Legacy Edition)”

“Big Audio Dynamite was born from the ashes of the Clash, something Mick (Jones) was never allowed to forget (hell, why should he!),...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Yet Another Random Sample”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Happy New Year, Mix Sixers!  Last week, I was enthralled with some bands that I hope will be big this year, but...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s 2000 Beat Mix

First and foremost, I would like to extend a hearty thank you to frequent Popdose reader and commenter King of Grief, who volunteered to...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six (’09)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, I was feeling all boo hoo about the fact that no one, and I mean no one comes to our house on...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/2/09

The important thing to remember is that I didn’t set out to make this mix as it is. The initial concept was to pull out the box of...

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Books, Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: J.J. Colagrande, “Headz”

For this week's edition of Test of the Boomerang, Ben Wiser sat down for a chat with author J.J. Colagrande to discuss his new book,...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Beastie Boys, “Paul’s Boutique”

When Licensed to Ill shocked everyone by becoming the biggest-selling rap album of all time (until MC Hammer snatched the title a couple...