Posts tagged "Prince"
Prince - Parade Birthday Show, 1986

Prince – Parade Birthday Show, 1986

What can I say?! It’s Prince; it’s his birthday, on the second of two shows he did on June 6 and 7 in Detroit; and he’s getting ready to tour Parade (my favourite Prince album) around Europe and Japan later that year. An amazing show! Still can’t believe some of those bizarre, but great dance...
Nitetrax

Nitetrax

Archive of mixes from Nitetrax (owner of excellent Citinite label) that were originally broadcast on NTS Radio. Their most recent Minneapolis Special show inspired by the Wax Poetics issue dedicated to Prince is a particular favourite of ours.
Prince - Original Live Recording of Purple Rain (First Avenue 1983)

Prince – Original Live Recording of Purple Rain (First Avenue 1983)

Everyone knows this song backwards, right? But imagine yourself back in 1983, August 3 to be precise. You happen to be in Minneapolis at the First Avenue club where Prince is playing a benifit show for the Minnesota Dance Theater Company. Remember this is 1983, a whole year before the Purple Rain film and album are released;...
Clare Fischer interview

Clare Fischer interview

Sadly the other week the musician Clare Fischer passed away. Now the name might not immediately mean anything to you… but Fischer, as well as producing over forty albums under his own name, is the man behind most of Prince’s unique orchestral arrangements from Parade (without a doubt our favourite Prince album) onwards. These include...
Sex Shooter

Sex Shooter

Tummy Touch wanted more tracks so we gave them a cover of the notorious Prince-penned Apollonia 6 track from Purple Rain. We actually spent an afternoon at Tummy Touch HQ lovingly wrapping a vinyl test pressing in purple velvet and ribbons for Prince who was staying at the Dorchester…we never did get a thank you card. This is...