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Collectors Corner

Welcome to the Collectors Corner where we hope to be able to give you some interesting info on rare items, places to find them, what to look for etc.

We will endeavour to update this section of BeastieMania regularly, with information on new releases and promos as well as newly discovered older releases.  Interviews are going to be conducted as well with some of the larger collectors on the Beastie Boys scene.

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  • Definitions - For anyone starting to collect out there, this is something you should become familiar with, the general terms used in collecting records.
  • Hints & Tips -  We have also created a Hints & Tips section for collecting - so anyone out there getting inspired by the cool Beastie collectibles in the Discography should give this a read.
  • Bootlegs - An article about Vinyl Bootlegs - How to spot the fakes from the real releases, Pro's and Con's with buying bootlegs, and general information on Beastie Bootlegs.
  • Interviews with Collectors

  • Our first interview is with someone who has been collecting Beastie Boys cds and records for years now. Lets meet Beastienut
  • Our next interview is with our main contact in Italy and Spain. Lets meet Xavier
  • Riemer ten Brink from the Netherlands is our next interview. Missing for a few years but now back in action. Interview with Riemer ten Brink
  • He pressed up his own Beastie Boys mixes onto cool blue vinyl Interview with Phonicoid
  • Two releases so far with Beastie mashups, lets meet No Identity Records
  • Chad Polenz is another big collector on the scene... Chad Polenz
  • Original creator of the Intergalactic Beastiality Remix... Interview with Rob Jay
  • Interview with BigFatLove with one of the bigger collectors on the scene ...BigFatLove
  • Polycarbonate Lathe Cut 7"s Info & interviews about Aglio E Olio on 2x7" and Some Live Bullshit 7"... Talking with Polycarbonate Lath
  • With around 600 Beastie Boys CDs/DVDs and Vinyl, meet a big time collector... Interview with Beastie Collector Prof D