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Hello Nasty (1998)

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I fear I’m becoming repetitive. But if I am then so are the Beastie Boys. Album five gets the same critique as the previous three. 1,328 more words

Ill Communication (1994)

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May has been a trying month, testing all my skill and guile.

Avid readers of AiR must have spotted the absence of Rory. 2,753 more words

Paul's Boutique (1989)

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This album sounds fucking brilliant. I really like the Dust Brothers sample-laden production (Odelay by Beck was one of my favourite albums when was younger). 2,412 more words

May '15 - Beastie Boys

Kick of ya shoes and relax ya socks – it’s this month’s Artist In Residence


It was Sabotage. I recall a BBC Two series of brief, 10-minute interviews with footballers, and those distinctive, pounding drums and energetic bass were used as the theme tune. 2,022 more words

An Open Letter to NYC

Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten
From the Battery to the top of Manhattan
Asian, Middle-Eastern and Latin
Black, White, New York you make it happen… 178 more words


Album Review: Beastie Boys - Ill Communication

Released in 1994, Ill Communication is the 4th release from New York Alternative Hip Hop outfit; Beastie Boys. Received well critically, the record is a hybrid of several different and varying musical styles and genres, which are all linked through the rapping of Mike D and company. 662 more words