Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Releases Funky Remix Of Spoon’s “Can I Sit Next To You”

first_imgAd-Rock, the former Beastie Boys member, just released a remix of Spoon’s cowbell-heavy “Can I Sit Next To You”, off the group’s ninth studio album, last year’s Hot Thoughts.While Hot Thoughts already showed the Austin, Texas-based indie-rock band exploring more funk-inspired stylings, the Beastie Boy rapper heightens this vibe with his remix of “Can I Sit Next To You”. In Ad-Rock’s reimagining of the Spoon song, the rapper, guitarist, and actor reconstructs “Can I Sit Next To You”, isolating the song’s propulsive and prominent bass and drums and the airy vocals laid out by Spoon singer Britt Daniel and relayering them.Currently, Spoon has plans to tour with Grizzly Bear for seven shows in June, spanning from June 18th to June 30th, in addition to an upcoming leg of their current tour, which begins on May 13th in Nashville. As for Ad-Rock, he has teamed with Mike D, the other surviving member of the Beastie Boys, to release a memoir due out in the fall. The highly anticipated book has been in the works since 2013.You can take a listen to Ad-Rock’s remix of Spoon’s “Can I Sit Next To You” below.Spoon – “Can I Sit Next To You” (Ad-Rock Remix)[H/T Rolling Stone]last_img read more

Men’s Hockey: Look back at regular season as Badgers await Big Ten Tournament

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin Men’s Hockey Team (14-17-3, 8-13-2-1 Big Ten) finished their regular season following four straight losses over two series against No. 6 Ohio State University and No. 7 University of Minnesota. They were outscored 21-5 over the four-game stretch and find themselves in a familiar position for Badger teams this season, in need of a Big Ten Tournament win to receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament.One of the biggest ancillary storylines for Wisconsin this season was Coach Tony Granato’s temporary absence to coach Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The U.S. Men’s team was knocked out of the tournament last week by the Czech Republic. Granato is back in Madison and will return to the bench this Friday.With the post-season in flux for the moment, let’s take a look back on the regular season for the Badgers.Beata Nelson takes gold, breaks records in Big Ten Swimming & Diving ChampionshipsUniversity of Wisconsin swimmer Beata Nelson continued her breakout year during the Women’s Big Ten Championships in Columbus Ohio, taking Read… Early season successThe Cardinal and White came out of the gate hot in the 2017-2018 season. They won four of their first five games. This included upsets against top-ranked programs Boston College (No. 13 at the time, now No. 18) and Ohio State, with whom they split the series.This resulted in a season-high No.5 ranking in the October 23 USCHO Division I Poll.Big Ten mediocrityOnce the conference season was fully underway in November, the Badgers managed to keep their heads above water for the first few games. They split series with the University of Michigan and Michigan State, as well as a set against Minnesota, but then began to falter.In early December, UW lost five straight matchups (one in overtime) by an average goal differential of 2.2.Winter Olympics: Joint Korean team creates major questions on international stageThe 2018 Winter Olympics theme has got to be an underlying current of precariousness. I’m not only referring to the Read…In conference matchups, Wisconsin only won both games of a series once — against Penn State University. On the other hand, the Badgers were swept four times at the hands of Penn State, Ohio State, Minnesota and Notre Dame.Top PerformersSophomore forward Trent Frederic led the way in the goal-scoring department for the Badgers this season. He poured in 15 goals and had a team-best .152 shot percentage (among players with more than five goals). Frederic was also fourth on the team in assists with 13, and his 28 points were good enough for second best on the roster.Frederic’s linemate, forward Ryan Wagner, topped the Badgers in points with 29 on the season. Wagner had eight games with multiple points, including a three-point outing against St. Lawrence back in October.Football: New budget proposal passes, ticket hikes set for next seasonThe University of Wisconsin Athletic Board approved UW Athetics’ proposal for the 2018-19 budget last week, which totals $143.5 million Read…The chief facilitator for the Badgers was defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk. Kalynuk dished out 20 assists to lead the team. He also got in front of 55 potential goals, he was second in blocked shots.UW will take on Michigan this weekend in Ann Arbor for a best-of-three series in the first round of the Big Ten Playoffs.last_img read more

Beijing Olympics: China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

first_img 1 year ago India Hockey team will qualify for Tokyo Olympics: Dhanraj Pillay Written By Digital Desk Last Updated: 18th September, 2019 10:53 IST Beijing Olympics: China Chooses Panda As Winter Olympics Mascot Beijing Olympics 2022 will see China’s most iconic animal – the panda as the official mascot; this was announced by the Winter Games organising committee 1 year ago WATCH: Rahul Gandhi admits to meeting two Chinese ministers during Kailash Yatra 1 year ago Tokyo Olympics 2020: You’ll never believe what the medals will be made from COMMENT WATCH US LIVE First Published: 18th September, 2019 07:16 ISTcenter_img China has chosen its most iconic animal — the panda — to be the official mascot of the Beijing Olympics in 2022, the Winter Games organising committee announced on Tuesday. The mascot, named “Bing Dwen Dwen,” is a chubby giant panda wearing a suit of ice. The black and white bear has a “heart of gold and a love of all things winter sports,” tweeted the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.READ | World Boxing: Amit Panghal, Manish, Sanjeet, Kavinder enter quartersThe mascot for the Paralympic Winter GamesFor the Paralympic Winter Games, the mascot is a blushing red lantern named “Shuey Rhon Rhon.” Beijing will be the first city to host both Summer and Winter Games, after winning the bid in 2015, beating out underdog Almaty. The Chinese capital held the summer Olympics in 2008 in what was then seen as China sealing its place on the world stage as an emerging superpower.READ | Michael Schumacher: Latest health update gives hope to F1 icon’s fansBeijing’s preparations for the 2022 Winter GamesBeijing will have to rely on the widespread use of artificial snow for the Winter Games and has said it will budget $1.5 billion for investment in Olympic villages, sports venues, and other infrastructure. The country is also building a high-speed train link from Beijing to Zhangjiakou, a city northwest of the capital where many mountain events will be held. Some of Beijing’s 2008 venues, however, including its iconic Bird’s Nest national stadium, will be reused for the 2022 Games. The first-ever Winter Olympics in ChinaChina will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games for the very first time. At the same time, Beijing will also be the first city to have hosted both the Summer as well as the Winter Olympic Games. It had hosted the Summer Olympics back in 2008. Meanwhile, it will also mark the fourth Winter Olympics to be held in East Asia. The event will also mark three straight Olympics to be held in East Asia with the other two being the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. READ: Vinesh, Seema keep India’s hopes alive at World Wrestling ChampionshipREAD: Baron Corbin beats Chad Gable to be crowned 2019 King of the Ring(As per reports) SUBSCRIBE TO US 1 year ago Proud To Be Indian: 10-year-old Abhinav Shaw aiming to emulate Abhinav Bindra by winning Gold medal for Indian in Olympics FOLLOW US WE RECOMMEND LIVE TV 2 years ago SENSATIONAL: Departing for China, Rahul Gandhi wanted a ceremonial send-off from the Chinese ambassador, says BJP claiming MEA received communicationlast_img read more