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The Latch Brothers is Mike D of the Beastie Boys, former Mary’s Danish bassist Chris “Wag” Wagner, and former Grand Royal website columnist Kenny “Tick” Salcido. Together they produced five tracks for the Xbox game Jet Set Radio Future, having been called upon by the developers to compose based on the game’s concept.

The Latch Brothers have remixed tracks by Grand Royal recording artists such as Bran Van 3000, The Prunes and bs2000 - the side project of Beastie Boy Ad-Rock. The trio have also remixed At the Drive-In, The Murder City Devils, Q-Tip, A. I., audio leter, Lykke Li, Kut Masta Kurt’s Masters of Illusion, Nelly Furtado, and Bhagavan Das.


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  • zachwill93

    Koto Stomp <3!

    28 May 2013 Reply
  • slackashi

    This is not summer camp! The Latch Brothers are through playing games!

    9 Nov 2010 Reply
  • LanderQuin

    You guys MADE the JSRF soundtrack just brutal i loved it!

    9 Jan 2010 Reply
  • CallMeTrey

    Stay Latch!

    15 Jun 2009 Reply
  • BlankIs1337

    Agreed, agreed. How come they haven't recorded more material? Their songs are incredibly "tight" and "pimpin'." For real.

    29 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Vepar_DJ

    We need another Jet Set Radio game, with these guys on board. Their music was damn good.

    25 Jun 2008 Reply
  • Ashura2k

    Latch Brothers arent part of the Sega sound team, its just Ad Rock and Mike D from the Beastie Boys. There's 1 or 2 other Latch Bros. remixes floating around out there. I just got the Fatboy Slim remix album and there was a "Mike D and Adrock" remix in there where they mention the Latch Brothers. That came out in '07 so they're not completely dead!

    23 May 2008 Reply
  • Deathjamm

    Really need another Jet Set Game to bring these guys back together. Shame the developers have been split into different teams within Sega.

    29 Apr 2008 Reply
  • nemt

    Too epic for this world, like many of acts associated with Grand Royal.

    20 Feb 2008 Reply
  • DannyHx

    They really need to reform because these tracks are immense, and also another Jet Set Radio needs to be made!

    6 Feb 2008 Reply

    Come on, come on! We can do the Scrappy Come on, come on! Beats can make you happy!

    12 Jan 2008 Reply
  • jacobbrett

    They were a temporary group formed specifically for the video game 'Jet Set Radio Future', so unless you've played it I doubt you would have.

    15 Nov 2007 Reply
  • Cookie_Holiday

    I've never heard the Latch Brothers in my life. Well I might have done, but if I have I'm nto aware of it.

    24 Sep 2007 Reply
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    20 Aug 2007 Reply
  • cosmonaut_zero

    The latch brothers were not the beastie boys, I've updated the bio.

    17 Aug 2007 Reply
  • FlorentG

    They *are* the Beastie Boys

    15 Jun 2007 Reply
  • bhops88

    are they/were they actually THE beastie boys? or just supported by them or something?

    11 Jun 2007 Reply
  • donatj

    I had no idea the Latch Brothers were the beastie boys

    7 May 2007 Reply
  • FlorentG

    Me likey the Poom Poom

    11 Feb 2007 Reply
  • FlorentG

    <3 <3 <3

    8 Feb 2007 Reply
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