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Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

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 »

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Prince Preps Three Albums, Studies The Bible With Gay Friends

Three albums? Homosexual Bible studies? Prince you stole all of my New Year's resolutions. According to a 12/31 post on the LA Times blog, in…
Amrit Singh | January 5, 2009 - 9:38 am
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Hear Those New Prince Songs

When we posted Prince's funky olive oil, email, and bragadoccio-filled "There Will Never B Another 1 Like Me" last week, we mentioned four guitar-heavy songs…
brandon | December 22, 2008 - 9:33 am
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New Prince – “There Will Never B Another 1 Like Me”

In Prince's new track, he wakes up, puts olive oil in his hair, checks his email and moves straight into the braggadocio. It's not one…
brandon | December 19, 2008 - 10:18 am
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Prince Has Some Thoughts On Gay Marriage

The New Yorker visits the Purple One in his home to talk about stuff. Prop 8 and Roe v. Wade came up. We sorta wish…
Amrit Singh | November 17, 2008 - 4:58 pm
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Tribute Bands Take Over Letterman This Week

PopCandy lets us know that David's booked a cover band for each night this week, starting tonight with Purple Reign (Prince) and then on to…
Amrit Singh | November 17, 2008 - 10:38 am
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Prince Is Being A “Creep,” Radiohead Tell Him He’s A Loser

Prince covered "Creep" at Coachella. Most folks know this. That said, it's been difficult finding reliable footage of the Purple One's take on the top…
brandon | May 30, 2008 - 9:22 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 the…
Stereogum | February 7, 2007 - 9:26 am
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