The Beastie Boys – “Hot Sauce Committee Part Two” (2011)

May 25, 2011 at 7:12 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

Another take on The Beastie Boys’ new album, this review comes from Crawdaddy!, April 29th, and written by David MacFadden-Elliott…

A couple summers back, Beastie Boy Mike D told music blog Drowned in Sound that Hot Sauce Committee Part Two would be released in “more of a 2009 style.” “You could get in the shower one day and, boom, all of a sudden you’re showered with mp3s.” After a lengthy delay due to Adam Yauch’s ongoing battle with cancer, and the possible shelving of Hot Sauce Committee Part One, the Beasties’ morning assault was finally unleashed.

On Saturday, April 23rd, at approximately 10:35am, EST, a Sasquatch wandered onto the brightly lit floor at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and pressed play on a gold-plated boombox. Hot Sauce Committee Part Two poured out, echoed through the cavernous Garden, and was sucked through microphones, siphoned through, and finally delivered to the 4,000-plus fans that had glued themselves to their computers. Read the rest of this entry »

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