August 10, 2012


News Notes: Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Beastie Boys Songs in Adverts

Brian Ach
Brian Ach

Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Beastie Boys Songs in AdvertsFiled in a Manhattan court Tuesday, the will places his entire fortune in a $6.4 million trust for his wife and daughter. His wife is allowed to sell and/or manage his art. Still, says Pitchfork, it's possible the surviving two Beasties will be able to sell their collective music to advertisers. [Pitchfork]

Libertines Writing New MusicFresh out of rehab, Pete Doherty is back in Paris and meeting with Libertines bandmate Carl Barat to work on writing new music. [NME]

Ex-Guns N Roses Bassist Duff McKagan Interviews Jack White"I always find it kind of boring to write about myself," White said. He also discussed recording techniques and the influence of GNR on his musical style. [Seattle Weekly]