The curse of May has struck early and decisively: Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys succumbed to cancer today at 47. Just in case you were wondering why your radio dial has been overloaded with tracks from License to Ill and Hello Nasty all day. Which they should be every day, but… well, that’s not really the point.
Honestly, I’m pretty terrible at writing obituaries. Instead, why don’t we just let the music fill this space for us? That feels like the most appropriate response.
Intergalactic used to play virtually every afternoon on the bus home from school and like other tracks on that playlist, such as Bran Van 3000’s Drinking in LA, I never, ever got tired of hearing it.
Here, have a few more.