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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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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 i…
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

New Prince – “Song Of The Heart”

The Artist Formerly Known As Relevant has a new tune streaming exclusively at AOL. It’s a fun, little funk song with some kick-ass brass. Nothing…
Scott Lapatine | October 3, 2006 - 2:13 pm

Prince @ Butter, NYC 6/17/06

Stereogum reader (and good friend) Colleen joined less than two hundred members of the New Power Generation Fan Club to see the artist formerly know…
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2006 - 2:39 pm

Prince Brings “Fury” To SNL

Last night’s Steve Martin intro was priceless, but I was really surprised how much I like this new Prince song, “Fury.” Watch below, and if…
Scott Lapatine | February 5, 2006 - 12:43 pm
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