Album Review: ‘Piano & a Microphone, 1983’ – Prince

And the vault creaks open. Our first glimpse into Prince’s acclaimed vault of unreleased gems is Piano & a Microphone, 1983, a set of piano demos from the time when Prince was arguably at his creative peak.

70 Songs That Didn’t Make the Hot 100 – Part 4

Lots of songs about girls on this installment of songs that didn’t make the Hot 100. I thought songs about girls were all men wrote about. “Cynical Girl” – Marshall Crenshaw (1982). Poor Marshall Crenshaw. Blessed with

8 Rules That Could Save Pop Music

About 10 years ago, Absolute Power Pop posted a manifesto from a band called the Ripoff Artists that, if implemented by all artists, would save Western music. Here were their eight theses, and I hereby nail them to the