Juxtapoz x Beastie Boys: Album Covers Through the Artist's Voices

Juxtapoz x Beastie Boys: Album Covers Through the Artist's Voices



I met Adam Horovitz and Dave skilken outside dance – and Adam cesare you know I'm in a band called PC was and we need a loan though I think he gave me make $35 I just wanted to do something that I thought was gonna be edgy and at the time the only thing that was edgy in my mind was graffiti I was walking up and down the sidewalk there and then I'm sitting on the curb when I shot this picture of them sitting on the curb it had a feeling to it I knew that was himself a shot when I shot if this is their attitude it's bad the feel this is it I was shot three frames to me check your head sonically hit this sweet spot at the intersection of rock hip-hop hardcore grunge and everything I took my cues from that in a way that I understood the album was sort of organic lo-fi I didn't want us to be that sort of bling style live picture in there I'm on stage at the world I start my own drunken like having a dick time tip and then Rick Rubin saw it and he said to me out of the blue eight we want to use that picture for the sleeve do you mind having sleeves on to the first PC albums just not bad professionally speaking I wanted to do like a under sea bass sort of like weird bottom the ceejai thing and Adam Horovitz I remember very specifically he was like yeah you know it's cool like under Steve stuff that's pretty cool you know it's really close a space station the way that this stuff gets worked on it's like it moving the course of like a couple you have to generate all this artwork you know and their big changes or like oh we liked it more when it was like that or why don't you try it this way or what I would do is I would in the way that in Photoshop you have all these layers I would draw this stuff and then I would later draw the detail you know so that in case I mess something up it wouldn't be a total step back to the entire drawing record covers a long time you know like sergeant Pepper's smile their fingers and their credit for what it's become you know I mean they became with a bikini and that's what makes this you know what

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