Tag Archives: funk

  • Prince Hit N Run Online Pop Up Shop Open Until December 3rd

    Prince Hit N Run Online Pop Up Shop Open Until December 3rd

    Another pleasant surprise from the managers of the estate of the artist formerly and forever known as Prince, this one a retail popup offering a cool apparel lineup for just a few days. It’s called the Prince Hit N Run online store, and it will only be open for business until December 3rd – after […]

  • ‘Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters’ Remix Album Coming Soon (Audio)

    ‘Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters’ Remix Album Coming Soon (Audio)

    Few cities have a richer musical history than Detroit, Michigan, with a thriving electronic music scene that continues into the present day. For new proof of how deep the music bench is in Motor City, take a look at the tracklist for the upcoming Funkadelic remix album Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters: Side 1 1. Sexy Ways […]

  • Whizzy: Peter Dinklage Used to Be in a “Funk-Punk” Band

    Whizzy: Peter Dinklage Used to Be in a “Funk-Punk” Band

    Today is what we in the culture content creation industry refer to as a “slow news day,” which means that among other things it’s time to dig into the archives and see what celebrities of today were in bands in the 90s. NME dug up the latest example – Game of Thrones and X-Men: Days […]

  • ‘Sign o’ the Times’: Rare Prince Concert Film Coming to Showtime

    ‘Sign o’ the Times’: Rare Prince Concert Film Coming to Showtime

    Even before Prince‘s death last year, his 1987 concert film Sign o’ the Times, directed by and starring Prince, was one of his most sought after works, owing to its extremely limited release and unavailability on DVD or Blu-ray in the United States. As with every other posthumous Prince release, it’s impossible not to have […]

  • ‘Purple Rain’ Deluxe Expanded Edition Now Streaming

    ‘Purple Rain’ Deluxe Expanded Edition Now Streaming

    Covering something like the new Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition in a tonally appropriate way is difficult, since it’s more than likely true that if Prince were alive today, it wouldn’t exist, at least not in its present form. Music is music, though, and even if no one in their right mind would trade the […]

  • Prince: 15 Additional Albums Added to Tidal for Artist’s Birthday

    Prince: 15 Additional Albums Added to Tidal for Artist’s Birthday

    Yesterday (June 7th) would have been Prince‘s 58th birthday had he not ascended into the next realm of sexfunk almost two months ago. To honor The Purple One on his birthday, streaming service Tidal has added not one, not two, but 15 previously-unavailable Prince albums to its library, which is for now the only place […]