Grand Royal VS Mo’ Wax — The Collaborations of Mike D & James Lavelle

James Gaunt
6 min readFeb 23, 2019

Grand Royal — Guaranteed Every Time

In 1992 Luscious Jackson had recorded demos for their debut album and were looking for someone to release it. They asked their friends the Beastie Boys for help finding them a record label but the Beastie Boys enjoyed the demos so much they decided to release it themselves and started their own record label Grand Royal.

1993 saw the first Grand Royal release, Luscious Jackson’s debut In Search Of Manny, and was followed by…

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James Gaunt

An Australian writer with a passion for research. James edits music fanzine The Shadow Knows and writes regularly about Mo’ Wax Records. www.jamesgaunt.com