Adam Yauch Tribute: Sure Shot by Brouhaha

On the 4th May 2012 a musical legend by the name of Adam Yauch was taken from this Earth at the much too early age of 47 after a three-year battle with salivary gland cancer. 143 more words


vocation as avocation. A life exemplified by MCA.


Foot on the pedal – never ever false metal

Engine running hotter than a boiling kettle

My job’s ain’t a job – it’s a damn good time… 164 more words

November 20th, 1982

Before the Berlin Wall fell, before Cookie Puss and Professor Booty. Before Return of the Jedi. Before Lost, Seinfeld, Moonlighting and Breaking Bad. Before the Challenger exploded. 102 more words


Ill Communication: R.I.P. Adam "MCA" Yauch

I’ve been putting off writing this because I’ve not been sure how much I want to share about what this man meant to me. But it’s late, I’ve had a few beers, and I’mma just say what I want. 1,840 more words


Devon Record Club listening last night #musicdiary2012

First up was Bodhisattva Vow by Beastie Boys, which we played in tribute to Adam Yauch. I’d brought along the Beastie’s anthology, and chose this track as it’s just MCA doing vocals on it, and it’s kind of the embodiment of the Tibetan-inflected sound and Buddhism-influenced lyrics that he brought to the band on Ill Communication (there are tiny hints on Check Your Head, too). 353 more words

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