07.26.2014

Beastie Boys w/ Dust Brothers, 1989.
Neckwork Presents “Dis Yourself in ‘89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix” Neckwork Presents “Dis Yourself in ’89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix” Dis Yourself in ’89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix by Sonsofbyford on Mixcloud Well, it’s been about five years since this thing has seen the life of day. Seemed appropriate to wheel it back out for the 25th anniversary…and with a cover art update to align it with the SonofByford/Neckwork stylee. Here are the words I typed when I fist posted on The Root Down…unedited. Enjoy. About 20 hours later,… View On WordPress

Neckwork Presents “Dis Yourself in ‘89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix”

Neckwork Presents “Dis Yourself in ’89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix”

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Dis Yourself in ’89: A Paul’s Boutique Mix by Sonsofbyford on Mixcloud

Well, it’s been about five years since this thing has seen the life of day. Seemed appropriate to wheel it back out for the 25th anniversary…and with a cover art update to align it with the SonofByford/Neckwork stylee. Here are the words I typed when I fist posted on The Root Down…unedited. Enjoy.

About 20 hours later,…

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07.24.2014
The Breaks: Incredible Bongo Band’s “Last Bongo in Belgium” The Breaks: Incredible Bongo Band’s “Last Bongo in Belgium” Perhaps the Incredible Bongo Band seems like an odd pick to showcase in this week’s edition of The Breaks. But I’ve always believed of the hundreds of samples featured in Paul’s Boutique, “The Last Bongo in Belgium” is one such sample that perfectly embodies the spirit of Boutique.It’s a water-into-wine story in which an otherwise forgettable song deep on an otherwise forgettable instrumental… View On WordPress

The Breaks: Incredible Bongo Band’s “Last Bongo in Belgium”

The Breaks: Incredible Bongo Band’s “Last Bongo in Belgium”

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Perhaps the Incredible Bongo Band seems like an odd pick to showcase in this week’s edition of The Breaks. But I’ve always believed of the hundreds of samples featured in Paul’s Boutique, “The Last Bongo in Belgium” is one such sample that perfectly embodies the spirit of Boutique.It’s a water-into-wine story in which an otherwise forgettable song deep on an otherwise forgettable instrumental…

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The Day Yauch Passed… The Day Yauch Passed… I wrote this…from the NoSleepTillWolflin days. Alright, now I’m ready. I had a good afternoon. Mowed the back yard, took Ellison Jayne on a jog, went to the pool for her first outing. Came home. Grubbed. Went to the store and bought a $2.99 six pack of some Magic Hat beer. The beer store was playing “How I Could Just Kill a Man.” Figured I’d sit down and pour over all my old Beastie memories to… View On WordPress

The Day Yauch Passed…

The Day Yauch Passed…

I wrote this…from the NoSleepTillWolflin days.

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Alright, now I’m ready. I had a good afternoon. Mowed the back yard, took Ellison Jayne on a jog, went to the pool for her first outing. Came home. Grubbed. Went to the store and bought a $2.99 six pack of some Magic Hat beer. The beer store was playing “How I Could Just Kill a Man.”

Figured I’d sit down and pour over all my old Beastie memories to…

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07.22.2014

Licensed-era Beasties.
LINK: Wax Poetic’s Interview w/ Dust Brother EZ Mike

Photo courtesy of Mario Caldato Jr …I never really contemplated what the record producer did until I was kind of doing my radio show in college, and I didn’t aspire to do that.