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More Prince

More Prince

Still bummed about Prince. Back in 2009 SPIN Magazine put out a compilation of modern artists covering the Purple Rain album to commemorate its 25th anniversary. The artists include Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, of Montreal, Riverboat Gamblers, etc. It’s an odd mix of artists and it seems only fitting that it be posted Continue reading More Prince

Listen Up Rufus – Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul – Men Without Women

Listen Up Rufus – Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul – Men Without Women

OK Rufus, today I am going to talk to you about the first Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul album, Men Without Women. Yes, I am aware you are a dog. You’re my dog, which means you should be well versed in awesome music and this album qualifies as awesome. Huh? Why was it Continue reading Listen Up Rufus – Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul – Men Without Women

It Holds Up

It Holds Up

In September of 1994 the wounds were still too fresh. Sounding like Kurt Cobain was a sore spot for a lot of people. But the legacy of any good artist is their influence and in the case of Kurt Cobain, we saw that influence almost immediately from Australia’s Silverchair. Made when they were teens, their Continue reading It Holds Up

Ula Ruth – Rock & Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution

Ula Ruth – Rock & Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution

Maybe rock music has gotten too cool. Maybe it’s taking itself too seriously. Maybe its been co-opted by the multinational conglomerates that own the majority of labels. Maybe it’s just dead. But then, maybe not. Recently, I started working with a guy named Kevin Clymer. Being a semi-retired (or semi-retarded) music snob, when someone told Continue reading Ula Ruth – Rock & Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution

Songs for Slim

Songs for Slim

“And we’re standing in the shadows forever on the brink” Someone Take the Wheel – The Replacements If you’ve never heard of The Replacements then you’ve never felt alone, alienated or out of place. Gob less ya. But if you have heard of them and listened to them then you know they are one of Continue reading Songs for Slim