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Happy 20th B-Day Ill Communication!

May 23rd, 2014


Jim & Prof give a track-by-track commentary on the Beastie Boys' Ill Communication, celebrating its 20th Anniversary.

Takin’ It Back To ‘07, Ep. 31

July 19th, 2013

Oscar Pascual shares audio from a  Beastie Boys' roundtable interview he took part in during the Gala Event era in 2007.

(above: Oscar poses with MCA & later grabs a photo of the Beastie Boys live in San Francisco.)

We also listen to Mike D's latest track, while Pat Poon takes his finger off the fader for a second to give 20 Questions a whirl.


Sucka MCs Should Call Me Rya, Ep. 30

July 9th, 2013

The Brouhaha returns by bringing you a Master's-level chat with Beastie backer, Rya. B-Boys & B-Girls of the world unite, al'ight?!

(above: Rya and the back of Stevie Wonder's head.)

MCA Day ‘13 (NYC)

May 5th, 2013

THE GREATEST: Beastie Boys Music Videos

February 27th, 2013

Let's face it, the one medium that was able to combine all of Adam Yauch's creative passions into a singular work of art was the music video.

Through these short-films—put to music created by his band—Yauch inspired us all with his fascination of music, film, editing, the fish-eye lens, family, basketball, snowboarding, skateboarding, comedy, costumes, humanitarianism, fake mustaches, lederhosen, goofing around, growing up, and spitting rhymes with boyhood friends.

These teenage pals of his also happened to be expert showmen, ones who were able to make an entire generation of music lovers believe they were the funniest, coolest, dopest human beings in existence.

Here's an in-depth look at their music videos that made us fans for life:

Did You Ever Notice?

October 18th, 2012

Continuing in our yearlong celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the release of Check Your Head (I just made that up, but seems like a missed opportunity, right?), we wanted to bring this little known fact to your attention:

The centerfold picture of the Beastie Boys jamming out in G-Son (although Money Mark claims he doesn't "jam out") differs between CD and cassette versions, especially with Mike D's choice of head-wear, rotating between sock cap and ball cap.


This nifty nugget of knowledge was brought to you by The Brouhaha.

Clash of The Titans II

October 17th, 2012

VH1_Game 2 2012 from Pressure Softball on Vimeo.

My Book Is My Shield

October 1st, 2012


Fredo Ortiz, Ep. 29

September 26th, 2012

Percussion wunderkind and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire, Fredo Ortiz, graciously drops a heaping serving of  knowledge (while simultaneously tending to his wife's surgically repaired hand) about his upcoming Bongoloidz debut album and playing drums in the Beastie Boys.



Feeling The Pressure

September 7th, 2012


In a back-and-forth softball battle, Team VH1 was able to hold off a 9th inning rally from The Pressure to win this year's clash 8-7.

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