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From Beastie Boys To Weezer: A Thorough Look At Spike Jonze's Most Iconic Music Videos

Though the 90s didn’t have the honor of being the decade that housed the MTV revolution or music videos like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” that shook the world and announced the arrival of the art form, I’d still argue that that decade, and not the 1980s, stands out as the most important era in the history of music videos. 1,699 more words

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"I'm Down" - The Beastie Boys

After giving high praise to the Beatles’ original, here’s the lost, molar-rattling, rude, and punk-as-hell Beastie Boys cover that was supposed to be included on their legendary Rick Rubin-produced 1986 masterpiece “Licensed to Ill,” but was left off for legal reasons.   43 more words

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POP Montreal: DJ Food, DJ Cheeba & DJ Moneyshot at SAT, Sept. 19, 2014

Bands playing the song cycle from one of their classic albums, in order, has become a reliable crowd-pleaser on the tour circuit; but what about DJs recreating entire albums by bands? 223 more words

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Song Of The Week: "Jesus Is A Soul Man" by Lawrence Reynolds

We’re gonna go super obscure this week.

Here’s what the internet has to say about Lawrence Reynolds: born in Alabama, wrote some country songs, passed away in 2000 in Alabama. 496 more words

Song Of The Week

3 DJs, 1 rap classic: Beastie Boys remixed

The Beastie Boys released their second album, Paul’s Boutique, in 1989 to unimpressive sales. Twenty-five years later it’s widely considered a landmark in rap music, a titanic mash of samples and sounds. 102 more words

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