OK, everybody should just go home right now because you’re not going to see anything better than this today. Beastie Boys fan and filmmaker James Winters put together this “Sabotage” video with his kids and nephews as a tribute to Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA.
Introduce your kids to Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D with the Beastie Boys for kids
It seems like the whole world is in mourning over the death of Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys. His loss affects everyone because for a good 30 years, the Beasties knew how to appeal to everyone without losing their unique punk rock-hip hop flavour. While people of all ages can, and should, rock out to the Beastie Boys, we think they’re especially well-suited to kids because of their fast, funny lyrics, their zany costumes and their amazingly creative music videos. Throwing on a Beastie Boys record is guaranteed to get your body movin’.
Sure, you could probably throw on any Beasties tune from any album and find yourself with a gem, but here are a few we like:
Bunchland’s outgoing editor Amanda Factor shares her favourite posts from the past year
Since Bunchland launched in January, the roster of talented writers blogging for us has grown. Our blogger pool is now made up of a diverse group of people, and I’m really proud of how far the site has come!
I was thrilled when Beth Blenz-Clucas agreed to blog about music for us. Beth runs Sugar Mountain PR, representing kindie music artists, so needless to say she was the perfect choice as our music blogger. Every Monday, Beth’s 2 Tunes 2 Ways posts appear on Bunchland, pairing a kids’ song with a grown-up song that all members of the family can enjoy. Her posts are fantastic and expose us to music we’ve never heard of before, and sometimes they remind us of songs from our childhood that we’d forgotten about. Read more...
Women: Who among you who didn’t dream of growing up, directing music videos for Sonic Youth, Depeche Mode and Hole, marrying Mike D from the Beastie Boys and cooking delicious organic meals for your sun kissed kids, your husband and the other Beasties? Read more...