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At some point, every enduring musician has to prove his or her worth and silence the doubters. The Beatles first succeeded with "Revolver," the Beastie Boys with "Paul's Boutique," Wilco on "Summer Teeth." Talking Heads raised the bar with "Fear of Music,...
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys -- perhaps better known to his fans as MCA -- died at the age of 47 one year ago, on May 4, 2012, after a lengthy battle with cancer. To mark the occasion, a New York City park was renamed in his honor on Friday in Brooklyn,...
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Rumors that the Beastie Boys would soon be penning a memoir were confirmed on Monday by the book's U.K. publisher, Faber & Faber: "Yes, it is true," the imprint's blog said. The book will be released in the U.S. by Spiegel & Grau, and is planned for...
How best to celebrate the 35th anniversary of a beloved live album? By re-creating it onstage, of course. That's the approach being taken by Cheap Trick, which announced Thursday that it plans to play "Cheap Trick at Budokan," the power-pop veterans'...
The catalog of MOCA’s sweeping, historical and thematic examination of Land art, “Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974,” has been awarded the 2013 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Museum Scholarship by the College Art Assn. The award is...
It had only been a few years since Adam Yauch had found fame as the in-your-face rapper and bass player MCA in the transgressive, boundary-breaking trio the Beastie Boys. But in 1992 he was searching for something else, traveling in Nepal to snowboard...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, best known the world over as the thoughtful, witty, in-your-face rapper MCA, has died, according to Rolling Stone and the hip-hop website Global Grind, which is run by Russell Simmons. Yauch, who had been battling cancer...
Pop & HissThe 2012 Billboard Music Awards, aired from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, earned the right to be called the most awkwardly awesome three hours (yes, three?!) of music to hit TV this year. A few observations....
Pop & HissLast week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
Pop & HissErin Potts of Air Traffic Control, a group that helps musicians engage in activist causes, issued a public statement about the death of Adam Yauch, a friend and collaborator in the cause of Tibetan independence....
24 FramesIn the last years of his life, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch focused his artistic attention on the world of film, as co-founder of Oscilloscope Pictures....
Pop & HissColdplay completed a three-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl on a day when the music community was in mourning over the loss of Beastie Boy founder Adam Youch. Coldplay didn't let the moment go unnoticed....
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