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Best B-Boys Era?, Ep. 5

July 3rd, 2010

What era was the Beasties' best?



  • YauchieJo

    I can’t choose. I loved the 80’s era though because that’s when they were so new and there was nothing like them out there. Runner up is Sabotage era because of the fact that I was finally old enough to go to their shows and that song put them on top again…

    Jul 5, 2010 at 2:38 am
  • brooklyndust

    I think they said the alive outfits were inspired by the banana splits

    Jul 6, 2010 at 5:11 am
  • Silence7

    Seriously, am I the ONLY one rating these shows..??? FIVE stars across the board ladies!!

    Style: The Mix-Up Suits, Ties, Hats, SOooooo Sharp!!

    Jul 9, 2010 at 5:02 am
  • Rodie

    I like the HN era but as far as off-court activities were concerned they were way to serious at the time. I think I’d have to give it to TT5B as well, although if we had gotten some live performances and better b-sides from the PB era that could have easily won.

    Jul 9, 2010 at 3:10 pm
  • Rodie

    Agh *too* I can’t believe I messed that up.

    Jul 9, 2010 at 3:10 pm
  • YauchieJo

    I made sure to rate the show and I’ll tweet a reminder to folks to listen in. Anyway I really like the guys free spirits when they were young. Sure some fans turn their noses up to it but hey they were young and famous and could have any girl they wanted. Who wouldn’t go crazy!! Anyway even through their serious faze they seem to not lose their funny personalities though. I mean politics and stuff can get annoying but it least they care about a lot of different things and always did it as a unity.

    Jul 11, 2010 at 2:03 am
  • brooklyndust

    I think the mix up era is them at there best. It had the best fashion and the best set lists for live shows. They would come to a town and do two completely different shows! Unlike the TT5B tour The set list would actually change from show to show. They were playing honkey rink, hello Brooklyn, live at p.j.’s, Professor Booty! As for the off court shenanigans I would have to say it was when MCA started up the world bodybuilding federation.

    Jul 13, 2010 at 5:32 am
  • brother mcduff

    i would have to say Check Your Head era was the realest. Here’s why I think so:

    1) they had nothing to lose after PB, totally off the radar

    2) the spark was brighter than ever, returning to playing instruments, feeling the beauty of that again

    3) just built their own studio/clubhouse (G-Son)

    4) instating the early 90s hipster uniform, thrifted out, T’s, sweatshirts, stocking hats

    5) funny as ever, but now concerned a bit more with positivity

    6) yauch is researching religions, though not fully turned yet, so his punk edge is still intact but he’s no longer a monster

    7) while their records prior were both groundbreaking, this was when they developed their most personalized “sound”

    Jul 26, 2010 at 5:59 pm