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It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of What You Believe, the band has given us a lot of listening material, covering songs by many other artists at… More »

In baseball, the five-tool player is kind of a bullshit concept, but it connotes a particular beauty. The five-tool player hits for power, hits for average, throws well, fields well, and roams the basepaths like a guerilla warrior; when the term “five-tool” is deployed, it implicitly presents these skills as equally weighted. As the greatest… More »

Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and videos on phones has become so commonplace and so constant that bands felt the need to fight back this year. One of 2013’s most prominent… More »

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Hear Prince’s New Alternate Version Of “This Could B Us” From HITNRUN

Earlier this month, Prince announced that his new album, HITNRUN, will debut exclusively on Tidal, after he pulled his music from all other streaming services.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 25, 2015 - 4:26 pm

Prince Explains Why He Partnered With Tidal And Why Record Contracts Are Slavery

Prince has been riding the Tidal train in a big way, pulling his music from all other streaming services and releasing his upcoming The Hit
Peter Helman | August 9, 2015 - 6:18 pm
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Prince’s New Album HITNRUN Will Be A Tidal Exclusive

Prince's love of Tidal is well-established -- he removed his catalog from all streaming services except Jay Z's and partnered with Tidal to broadcast hi…
Chris DeVille | August 7, 2015 - 1:17 pm
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Prince – “Stare”

Prince recently pulled all his music from every non-Tidal streaming service, but he's got a new single that snuck its way onto Spotify anyway. (If…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2015 - 10:30 am
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Prince Announces The Hit & Run Album

The BBC reports that Prince and his recent-vintage backing band 3rd Eye Girl have a new album all loaded up and ready to go. The…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2015 - 8:34 am
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Prince – “Baltimore” Video

Back in May, Prince paid tribute to the city of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of police. He performed at…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 21, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Prince Removes Music From All Streaming Services Except Tidal

Apple finally launched their much-discussed streaming service Apple Music this week, and they’ve managed to snag some fairly impressive exclusives like Thom Yorke, Dr. Dre,…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
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Prince – “HARDROCKLOVER”

Prince has released another one-off track in the same vein as "WHAT IF" and "Baltimore" from earlier this year. This one's called "HARDROCKLOVER," and see…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 8:25 am
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Stream D’Angelo’s Spotify Session, Which Includes A Rare Prince Cover

For those of you still reeling over the surprise release of D'Angelo's long, long awaited Black Messiah, there's a few more additions to the album…
Caitlin White | May 13, 2015 - 11:37 am
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Stream Prince’s Dance Rally 4 Peace Concert At Paisley Park

On May 2nd, about a week before his Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore, Prince held another performance that he called the Dance Rally 4…
James Rettig | May 13, 2015 - 9:56 am

Miguel, Marilyn Mosby Join Prince At Rally 4 Peace In Baltimore

Prince held his Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore on Sunday night, and thousands were in attendance. It was the first time he played i…
James Rettig | May 11, 2015 - 9:52 am

Prince – “Baltimore”

Prince has shared his tribute track "Baltimore," which he wrote in advance of tomorrow's Rally 4 Peace concert in the city. It was recorded at…
James Rettig | May 9, 2015 - 11:37 am
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Prince’s “Rally 4 Peace” Baltimore Concert Will Stream On Tidal, But You Don’t Have To Subscribe

Jay Z's music and video streaming service Tidal has not proved to be very popular so far. However, their latest move seems to be a…
Caitlin White | May 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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Prince Announces “Rally 4 Peace” Concert In Baltimore

Prince will hold a "Rally 4 Peace" concert at Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena this Sunday, according to CBS. Last week, news surfaced that he had…
James Rettig | May 6, 2015 - 8:34 am

Prince May Make “Baltimore” A Tidal Exclusive

Yesterday, we learned that Prince had recorded a new song as a tribute to Freddie Gray and the people of Baltimore and as a response…
Peter Helman | May 2, 2015 - 2:56 pm
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Prince – “WHAT IF”

Earlier tonight, a new Prince song called "WHAT IF" debuted on Louisville, Kentucky radio station WFPK in advance of a two-night sold out run of…
James Rettig | March 12, 2015 - 9:53 pm
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Lydia Loveless – “I Would Die 4 U” (Prince Cover)

The Chicago-based label Bloodshot will be releasing a pair of Prince covers by Lydia Loveless and Cory Branan on purple vinyl for Record Store Day.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 11, 2015 - 3:24 pm
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Prince Playing Spontaneous US Shows, Might Have Contributed A Song To Rihanna’s Album

Prince's return to making new music has been a source of great joy for those who worship at the altar of the Purple One. Hi…
Caitlin White | March 6, 2015 - 2:16 pm
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Here’s Prince As A Middle School Jock

We recently saw a bunch of rock stars' high school yearbook photos; now Deadspin has uncovered the above photo of Prince as an afro-rocking middle…
Chris DeVille | March 4, 2015 - 10:10 am
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SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm
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