Too often remembered for its clichés, 80s music actually has far more to offer than many remember – and it's cooler than you think.
The Beastie Boys announced their landmark albums ‘Paul’s Boutique’, ‘Ill Communication’, the ‘Root Down’ EP and ‘To The 5 Boroughs’ will be reissued on colour vinyl.
Many record labels run by musicians have been little more than vanity imprints, but the most important of them have pioneered artists’ rights in the music industry.
Revered among hip-hop fans, Adam “MCA” Yauch was many things: a creative force behind Beastie Boys, an activist, and a filmmaker among them.
This marks the first time these remixes and B-sides have ever been released digitally.
The Beastie Boys continue their 30th anniversary celebrations of their pioneering release, ‘Paul’s Boutique’, releasing rare digital remixes of ‘Hey Ladies’ and ‘Shadrach’.
Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ was a slow burn at first, but its mind-boggling inventiveness is now rightly hailed as one of the cornerstones of hip-hop.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary ‘Paul’s Boutique’, the Beastie Boys will be releasing six rare EPs from that era on streaming.
The music festival never really went away. Headliners may come and go, but music lovers will always yearn to retreat to an open field with their favourite band – and 100,000 other...
Putting away the mics and dusting off the vintage instruments, ‘The Mix-Up’ found Beastie Boys paying homage to all their influences at once.
YouTube Music and Universal Music Group have announced an initiative to remaster a 1,000 iconic music videos including titles by Janet Jackson and Nirvana.
With ‘To The 5 Boroughs’, Beastie Boys addressed their hometown’s post-9/11 devastation while kicking old-school jams that sought to recapture the good times.
Reflecting his eclectic tastes, Rick Rubin’s American Recordings label covered metal, rock, country and all points in between, establishing its founder as music’s ultimate auteur in the 90s.
Ranging from hardcore punk to jazz instrumentals and their trademark DIY hip-hop, ‘Ill Communication’ found Beasties defining a decade.
To mark the 25th anniversary of 'Ill Communication', Beastie Boys members Mike “D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz appear in the short documentary, 'Still Ill: 25 Years of Ill Communication'.