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One of the best parts about listening to music is connecting with an artist through their lyrics. Songwriters can come up with their lyrics from a countless number of inspirations (ex: falling in love, falling out of love, drugs, death, political problems). 429 more words
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As part of Rookie Mag’s “Ask a Grown Man” series, Ad-Rock, aka Adam Horovitz, has some sage wisdom for young girls. His advice is kind and understanding, but neatly cuts through the youthful drama and gets to the point. 133 more words
Nothing lasts forever. Unfortunately for longtime fans of the Beastie Boys, that’s the reality of the group they grew up on. Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz has officially declared the end of the group’s thirty-year tenure in an extremely personal new interview with Zach Baron of… 418 more words
Ha! What’s a old Metal Head doing reviewing a Beasties Track? Well let’s not forget though that when the Beastie Boys dropped Licensed To iLL and when that record blew up with Fight For Your Right To Party and No Sleep Til Brooklyn in early 1987 we all gravitated towards this sound I mean there young guys(Adam Yauch(RIP),Ad Rock and Mike D) rapping over drums beats that I swear to God were done by Les Warner(drummer from the Cult) but weren’t but man Rick Rubin had just produced the Cults awesome Electric record with Warner on the kit but yeah the Beasties of course had some metal sounding riffs(the dude from Slayer in the Fight For Your Right video) and what the hell so we all bought it! 264 more words
808 is an inspirational story of the Roland TR808 drum machine and how its ground-shaking beats changed the musical world.
Its sound transcends countries and musical genres, in turn inspiring countless artists and producers, giving them an iconic sound from which to build upon. 69 more words
I’ve mentioned here before that I have a Journalism degree.
Yeah. In high school I thought it would be AMAZING to be a journalist.
But, upon reflection – and with the AWESOME POWER OF HINDSIGHT – I realize I mostly just enjoyed writing and, well, am… 1,086 more words