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The stars of the Disney Channel’s early-’90s The Mickey Mouse Club reboot shaped the way we as a culture think about teen-pop on a foundational level. Maybe I’m showing my age here, but even several generations of teen idols later, Britney Spears still feels like the surest shorthand for “young female pop singer,” and even… More »

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 »

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Love Is All Cover Prince, Watch Dude Masturbate With Magazine

Swedish post-punks Love Is All affix their implacable stamp onto the Purple One's "Darling Nikki" here, shifting the P.O.V. to female, ramshackling and distorting the…
brandon | May 21, 2008 - 2:50 pm

Prince Covers Radiohead At Coachella

Sound issues plagued Prince's set from where we stood yesterday, and in any videos we found on YouTube, but hey ... last night was cool.
Scott Lapatine | April 27, 2008 - 10:10 pm

Coachella: Saturday In Photos (Starring Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Death Cab, Kraftwerk, Portishead & Prince)

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Well, this was the best Saturday we've had in awhile. We started the day with an afternoon…
brandon | April 27, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Coachella Lands A Prince

Yes, the Purple One’s been added as a Saturday (4/26) headliner, which means we might finally get to see that guitar phallus up close and…
brandon | April 9, 2008 - 2:56 pm

Pitchfork’s Worst Album Covers Of 2007

Our friends at Pitchfork -- if there's one thing they know, it's how to hate with style. Today the point-lovers set aside their trusty numeric…
Stereogum | December 13, 2007 - 10:59 am

New Prince – “PFUnk”

The capitalized “FU”‘s important in Prince’s new diss track, “PFUnk.” Remember last week when the Purple one was suing fan sites for using his likeness?
Stereogum | November 13, 2007 - 9:37 am

Vanity Fair’s Top Ten Movie Soundtracks Of All Time

Vanity Fair went and put together their Top 50 film soundtracks, releasing the top ten choices today -- the rest will be out next month…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 6:17 pm

Justice Do The “D.A.N.C.E.” On Kimmel With Some Help From Rick James, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, & Rod Stewart

"Alright, this is gonna be weird," is all Jimmy can muster by way of introduction, which is really the most perfect opener possible to a…
Stereogum | October 10, 2007 - 1:03 pm

Prince Triple Hits Minneapolis

Really interesting to see how the Purple One has reclaimed his legend over the past few years; punchline worthy as ever, but that's only for…
Stereogum | July 9, 2007 - 12:43 pm

New Muse – “Man Of Mystery”

British publications know how to woo us cheap music fans, don’t they? Take for example a recent issue of the genre-coining rag New Musical Express,…
Stereogum | July 2, 2007 - 5:07 pm

Nothing Compares 2 Spitting On Prince

This just made our day. Years after spinning “Nothing Compares 2 U” into a name-making classic, Sinead O’Connor dishes the details on her fiery meeting…
Stereogum | June 7, 2007 - 5:52 pm

Prince Meets His Crush

As you may know, the artist formerly known as The Artist Formerly Known As Prince is digging into London town this summer for 21 shows,…
Stereogum | May 11, 2007 - 1:27 pm

Prince Shocked Foo With “Best Of You”

One of the many highlights of Prince’s phalically delicious halftime show was also its most confuzzing: Prince using precious medley time to cover Foo Fighters?
Stereogum | February 9, 2007 - 12:10 pm

A Princely Phallus

Prince’s Super Bowl performance was so exuberant, you may have forgot to be offended! Via the AP: Prince’s acclaimed performance included a guitar solo during…
Stereogum | February 7, 2007 - 9:26 am

Best Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

Prince is 48. That’s fun to think about while you watch YouTubes of the Purple One performing in the rain over and over and over…
Stereogum | February 5, 2007 - 8:30 am

Super Bowl Injury Report: Prince May Be Half As Hip

Hey sports fans, don’t expect too much stage-sweeping pelvic activity from the Purple One on Sunday. This report filed by ESPN, going above and beyond…
Stereogum | February 2, 2007 - 7:30 pm

Ever Hear Of Jennifer Hudson?

The threshold to overexposure was crossed by about, oh, 9AM this morning for the Dreamgirls breakout star when we tried (in vain) to avoid a…
Stereogum | January 16, 2007 - 10:05 am

Wanksta Rubbers

For gangsta lovers! 50 Cent is from the hood, so he knows all about protection. ABC News reports: The heavily diversified rapper 50 Cent is…
Stereogum | January 10, 2007 - 10:52 am

Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs Of The ’80s

Spoiler alert. Here’s what topped the Flav network’s 936-hour, totally rad talking head countdown, premiering Monday at 9PM EST. 5. “When Doves Cry” – Prince…
Stereogum | October 26, 2006 - 1:41 pm
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