The Artist Formerly Known As Prince: The Versace Experience: Prelude 2 Gold (NPG Records/The Prince Estate)(0)
For Fashion Week 1995, The Artist Formerly Known As Prince compiled a cassette that served as a prelude to his forthcoming album The Gold Experience, a release that quickly became a Holy Grail. Part remix album, part sampler, part audio collage, it offers a fascinating–and often quite frustrating–first peek into what The Kid was up to that year.
We have a lovely and informative discussion with Clive Ives, one-half of the British experimental instrumental duo Woo, where he breaks down their latest archival release, the charming and delightful All Is Well.
Taken from the Drag City release, Radum Calls, Radum Calls.
We are pleased to offer you an exclusive first listen to “Easy Money,” a song taken from the forthcoming Hot Club of Cowtown album Wild Kingdom, which will be released September 27th.
Legendary saxophone player Johnny Hodges is the subject of a comprehensive new biography. This excerpt addresses the changing times of the mid-1940s and the arrival of an innovative but divisive new player, Charlie Parker.
Journalist Joseph Vogel’s superb examination of the creative life of Michael Jackson is greatly expanded and revised, offering a critical and non-judgmental look at one of the most polarizing and controversial pop stars of our time.
A new Reelz documentary shines a very different light on the life and the persona of legendary artist Tupac Shakur, and suggests the “real” man was a very different person.