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In their new doco 'Beastie Boys Story', Mike D and Adam Horovitz share the first-person history of the band's forty years together. But before that, Donald looks back at the album that made that legacy possible.
Here's what The Music's writers rated in 2019…
Xmas scholar Donald Finlayson makes a list and checks it twice to find this year's merriest tunes.
"You don't listen to this record, you sit through it."
"[M]arginally brighter than the rest of his catalogue."
"[T]he uncompromising visions of Gira are beginning to feel more and more self-indulgent with each record."
"[I]t's just generally fucking bonkers."
"A nice reminder that you aren't the only one who sits down in the shower after work sometimes."
"Big Star meets '70s John Lennon meets Guided By Voices and Teenage Fanclub."
Regular internet user Donald Finlayson goes deep in the 'Up Next' wormhole to bring back some long-lost gems uncovered by YouTube's recommendation algorithm.