You may know Prince as the wildly influential singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, actor, and genre-bending virtuoso who tragically passed away yesterday morning. The many websites that write about subjects other than, say, music, know him as a man who occasionally did other stuff, and they’re taking the opportunity…
Prince always had superpowers. You only had to witness him picking up a guitar or sitting down at a keyboard to know it. His voice could encompass Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, and Mick Jagger, while remaining recognizable as its own thing. But around the time he created his own musical fantasia out of Tim Burton’s …
Prince may be gone, but at least every website can now look like Prince wrote it. “Prince is here 4 U” is a Chrome browser extension by Gawker Media Director of Editorial Labs Adam Pash that transforms the web’s normal, unfunky text in2 Prince-speak.
“Prince está muerto. Prince is dead.” A female voice announces these words in a sing-song, matter-of-fact tone during The Gold Experience, Prince’s 1995 album. Prince hadn’t actually died, of course—he had changed his name to a symbol and created a brand new identity. He reinvented himself, as he did so many times…
Tidal lleva camino de convertirse en una reserva para artistas de los 80 y 90 enfadados con las actuales tecnologías y con Internet. El servicio de streaming creado por Jay Z para matar a Spotify acaba de fichar a Prince para retransmitir sus conciertos. Sí, el mismo Prince que abandonó Facebook, Twitter y YouTube…
Es hasta cierto punto comprensible que Taylor Swift no quiera estar en Spotify. A la cantante las cuentas le salen redondas incluso sin el servicio de streaming. Pero hay un artista dispuesto a dar un paso más allá. Se trata de Prince, que ha decidido abandonar todas las redes sociales y YouTube como plataforma de…
Prince and 3rdeyegirl played an eight-minute medley of songs—Clouds, Marz, and Another Love—during the latest SNL and it was freaking amazing.
Purple Rain turns 30 today. That means two things. One: You should go watch the movie right now—twice in a row if you can swing it. Two: Put that soundtrack on repeat—stat.
En 1993 Prince decidió cambiar su nombre por el ahora archiconocido símbolo del amor pero Warner Bros, su productora discográfica, se encontró con un problema: ningún medio de comunicación podía reproducirlo. Escribir "el artista anteriormente conocido como Prince" comenzaba a ser tedioso.
You might assume that the apocalypse will be scored with some Wagnerian black metal, or at least a swelling orchestral arrangement. But we think you’ll meet the end with a catchy earworm torturing you. Here are 12 tunes that will be stuck in your head as the world comes down.
Prince is a notorious, Lars Ulrich-level hard-ass when it comes to the copyright protection of his work and has been especially outspoken in his distaste for YouTube. But it would appear that the seminal rocker has had a change of heart if this newly "leaked" single is any evidence.
The opening page. Prince is back in Minneapolis! Alert the citizenry! Prince rides a purple motorcycle, which later gets blown up after a dramatic motorcycle chase sequence with Gemini.
Prince may call himself the Purple Yoda — but when he tries to tell a sweeping, transformative story, he always reaches for fantasy, not science fiction. Prince's career is littered with weird little magical adventures, and it might even be fair to call him the Tolkien of funk. (Or maybe, just the Purple Hobbit.)
I felt sorry watching the puppet-like "Prince of Wheels" wobbling about on an electric bike for the first time, surrounded by photographers and journalists. Apparently he thought it'd work like a scooter, not realizing he had to pedal. Oh dear. [Evening Standard]
Having Morris Day, Prince's former nemesis and lead singer of the Time, star in a sitcom? Brilliant idea. Casting him as a womanizing hairdresser who gets lectured about sexism for half an hour every week? Ummmm... Okay.
Prince is as renowned for his feelings towards iTunes and the internet as he is for women wearing raspberry berets. In an interview with the Daily Mirror, he repeated that "the internet's completely over," and slagged off these "digital gadgets."
Check out this brilliant collection of famous album covers remixed to star all of comics' greatest superheroes. The Teen Titans sit in Bat-Detention, Elektra's a maniac, and you'll never guess who plays Prince.