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Inside Paul’s Boutique: How the Beastie Boys and Dust Brothers Made the Ultimate Love Letter to Crate Digging

“They were, without a doubt, the smartest bunch of really arrogant kids I had ever met. I was like, ‘They’re too smart not to pull it off.’” – David Berman, former Capitol Records president It’s an undisputed classic and a landmark in sampling now, but Beastie Boys‘ second studio album, Paul’s Boutique, wasn’t always that way.Read more…

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Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Remembered

For most fans, Adam Yauch‘s death came as a surprise. We had known of his diagnosis and treatment for cancer of parotid gland since the summer of 2009, but updates since then had varied, but mainly positive, ranging from claiming that he had “beat cancer” to “reports… are exaggerated” to “He’s doing OK,” so toRead more…

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