Remembering Adam Yauch MCA, Coldplay Tribute to MCA, Frankie Rose Interview & Riff2's Undercover Sound System


Remembering Adam Yauch 1964-2012:

Well, where to start? The first song I remember ever hearing from the Beastie Boys was Brass Monkey. What kid wouldn't like a song about a brass monkey right? Oddly enough that song came out 11 months before I was born, but between then and present day today there is now doubt about the impact the Beasties have made. Adam Yauch and the Beastie Boys created something amazing and unique, and the musical world wouldn't be the same without them. Stereogum has present 20 great Adam Yauch moments that will blow the roof off of any tribute I could pay. It ranges from times with Madonna to the music videos to Nathaniel Hornblower. You can click HERE to read the full article and pay respect to one hell of a muscian who will go down in history. R.I.P. MCA. 


Download Coldplay's Cover of "Fight For Your Right":

Coldplay payed tribute to the great MCA the other night by playing their acoutstic version of "Fight For Your Right". You can watch the video below and click the link to download the tune for FREE!


Riff2's Undercover Sound System: 

Below you will find the playlist from Friday's Undercover Sound System. Last week I got the opportunity to interview Frankie Rose so if you missed the show you can check out that interview below as well. The Undercover Sound System airs every Friday night on Riff2 at 10pm. You can listen online at or on your HD Radio at 101.1-2 HD2 Detroit. Check us out on Facebook





Riff2's Undercover Sound System 5/4/2012


1. Death Grips - "I've Seen Footage" (Epic)

2. Serj Tankian - "Figure It Out" (Warner Bros. Records)

3. Flying Colors - "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group)

4. CHAPPO - "Come Home" (Majordomo)

5. The Offspring - "Days Go By" (Columbia Records)

6. The Darlings - "Hypnotize" (Gadsen Records)

7. Willie Nelson - "Roll Me Up" (Sony Music Legacy)

8. Spider Rockets - "Going Down" (Skateboard Marketing)

9. Andy Kunci - "In Your Arms" 

10. Frankie Rose - "Know Me" (Slumberland)

*Frankie Rose Interview*

11. Frankie Rose - "Had We Had It" (Slumberland)

12. St. Vincent - "Grot" (4AD)

13. Oberhofter - "oOoOoOo" (Glassnote)

14. Marriages - "Ten Tiny Fingers" (Sargent House)

15. Chiddy Bang - "Mind Your Manners" (Capitol/Virgin)

16. Electric Guest - "Awake" (Downtown Records)

17. Exitmusic - "The Night" (Secretly Canadian)

18. The Bombay Royale - "Monkey Fight Snake" (Hope Street)

19. Cold Specks - "Winter Solstice" (Mute)

20. Robert Francis - "Some Things Never Change" (Vanguard Records)

21. The Cribs - "Come On, Be A No-One" (Wichita Records)

22. Maps & Atlases - "Winter" (Barsuk)

23. Vox Vera - "Rocket Ship" 

24. Silversun Pickups - "Make Believe" (Dangerbird)

25. The Ting Tings - "Give It Back" (Columbia)

26. Magic Wands - "Teenage Love" (Bright Antenna)

27. I Break Horses - "Wired" (Co-op)

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