RIP Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch aka MCA who died today aged 47 from cancer. It’s devastating news. His passing marks the end of the trio of Mike D, Adrock and MCA as a band, a unit, a rap group. We will never see the three of them finish each others rhymes in the flesh ever… Read more »
DJ Mehdi has tragically died in an accident in Paris at the age of 34. (DJ Mag) I once watched DJ Mehdi tear up a stage with his dance moves while DJing with A-Trak in Crawdaddy, Dublin a few years ago. I had never seen a DJ so in love with the songs he was… Read more »
The Middle East announced on their Facebook page a few hours ago that the band are done. Their debut album I Want That You Are Always Happy was released on June 3rd and I had not even got around to listening to it properly yet. However, the band gave me one of my best gig… Read more »
Terrible news. After reports that Broadcast singer was seriously ill, today Warp released a statement saying she passed away this morning at 9am from complications with pneumonia after two weeks in intensive care. Broadcast’s Tender Buttons remains one of my favourite albums of all time.